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Why is Viagra used?

Viagra (sildenafil) tablets are used by men experiencing impotence as it allows them to manage the condition and achieve a successful erection when aroused. You must be diagnosed with erectile dysfunction by a doctor to begin using presription treatment.

How does it work?

Viagra (sildenafil) works by inhibiting the function of PDE5 (phosphodiesterase type 5) which increases blood flow. The effectiveness of cGMP (cyclic guanosine monophosphate) allowing easier blood flow to the penis by blocking the enzyme to help the man achieve an erection.

What happens if Viagra doesn't work?

This erectile dysfunction treatment may not work for certain conditions. This is usually when the dosage is either too low or no arousal has occurred when the tablet has been taken. It is necessary for a man to be sexually aroused for the treatment to take effect. Viagra is available in three dosages to try at your doctor's approval.

What effect does Viagra have on women?

This treatment is not prescribed for use by women but certain studies have indicated that a small minority of women experience better blood flow to the female genital area, improving arousal and sensation during intercourse. This should not be used unless a medical professional has recommended it.

A new treatment is currently being considered by the FDA called Flibanserin, this new medication has been said to benefit pre-menopausal women suffering from low libido.

Where can I buy Viagra in UK?

Viagra (sildenafil) is available to buy at online pharmacies in the UK. As it is not available over the counter, it can only be purchased on prescription, which is usually provided by a registered UK doctor whether online or in-person.

Where to buy Viagra online?

This impotence medication can be purchased online. As it is a prescription only medication, it is essential that it is only purchased after a medical consultation from a registered doctor and trusted online pharmacy (look for a green registered pharmacy logo).

Can I buy Viagra over the counter without prescription?

Viagra as well as Cialis, Spedra, Levitra and Sildenafil are all prescription impotence medications and are not available over the counter. Tablets can only be purchased with a prescription from a doctor. It is advised to avoid any website claiming to provide the treatment without a prescription. Fortunately many are available online after taking a medical consultation with a registered doctor

Viagra without seeing a doctor

Many men with erectile dysfunction would like confidentaility regarding their sexual health. It is possible for Viagra to be purchase online from registered pharmacies with no need to physically see a doctor.

How can I make Viagra most effective?

This treatment works best when taken between 30-60 minutes before sexual intercourse occurs. It will also work better on an empty stomach when less fatty foods have been eaten and when no alcohol has been consumed beforehand. It only works when you are sexually aroused, you will not experience an erection for up to four hours.

Why is Viagra not working?

As the treatment is active up to four hours its effects may wear off after this time, however, this does mean it is effective for you. Additionally consuming high amounts of alcohol or foods with fatty content may impair the effectiveness of the medication. The dosage you are taking can also be altered if you're finding a lower dosage is ineffective, providing your medical history ensures it is safe. One tablet should in the space of 24 hours. It is not advised to take more than one in 24 hours.

Viagra is likely not to work if it is used incorrectly (crushed or split in half), not used orally, a fake version of the tablet has been taken or no arousal has been experienced. If it is none of these then it is essential you speak to your doctor, as it may be a psychological or physical impairment.

When should Viagra be taken?

Viagra should be taken when intercourse is planned or anticipated at least 30-60 minutes before an erection is required.

Is the generic version of Viagra available?

The generic version of Viagra is sildenafil citrate, its active ingredient. It is also available for treating impotence in the UK.

How does Viagra feel after use?

This treatment will feel differently depending on the user. Some users have commented that they have felt tired, a little dizzy, had a headache, and congestion. These don't happen to all users and these effects are light in nature or temporary but it is essential to know how your body reacts to the tablet.

How is Viagra made?

Viagra (sildenafil citrate) is made at Pfizer laboratories and consists of various chemical molecule reagents being mixed together to produce the end product and strict safety and quality processes are adhered to. Improvements in technology has allowed the tablets to be mass produced and packaged with ease.

How was Viagra discovered?

Viagra was originally a treatment created by Pfizer to treat angina (heart condition) unfortunately the trials were not successful. Before abandoning the trials, many participants reported they had experienced side effects including erections. Tests were carried out to prove that it was an effective treatment for impotence. Viagra was first produced as the first erectile dysfunction treatment in 1998.

Is Viagra safe?

Genuine Viagra pills are generally safe for use as long as the usage directions are followed correctly (used only once every 24 hours). It is also essential that the current dosage is taken as using the maximum dosage may result in unwanted side effects.

Is Viagra illegal?

Viagra (sildenafil) in itself is not an illegal substance to have or use. It is classified as a prescription treatment meaning it should only be sold or provided after the patient has undergone a medical consultation with a medical professional, it is not legal to sell the treatment over the counter.

Viagra vs Cialis

Both Viagra and Cialis have the same function as they are both PDE5 inhibitors that help in improving blood flow so that the user can achieve a successful erection. Their difference is found in their active ingredients; Viagra contains sildenafil and Cialis contains tadalafil. These two active ingredients work in slightly different ways in the body, having different efficacies and duration in the body. Cialis is also available in a daily dose tablet.

Viagra vs Tadalafil

Both Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) treat erectile dysfunction but there are some important differences between the two medications. Tadalafil lasts longer in the system (up to 36 hours) whilst Viagra only lasts up to four hours. The lower doses of tadalafil also mean there's a reduced chance of side effects.

Viagra vs Spedra

Spedra is a more recent impotence treatment approved by the FDA in 2013, it works similarly to Viagra with a duration of four hours. A major benefit is its efficacy speed, as it can become active in as little as 15mins in some cases. Its effectiveness is not as high; 60% of men had a positive experience compared to 80% for Viagra.

Which Viagra dose should I take?

There are three Viagra dosages; 25mg, 50mg and 100mg. The lowest dosage of 25mg is usually prescribed to men who have experienced side effects of the 50mg dosage or have underlining health conditions. The most common dosage of Viagra is 50mg. The 100mg dose is the highest dosage available and is used by those who haven't experienced any unwanted side effects when using the lower dosages and require a stronger treatment for impotence.

It is best to start on the 50mg Viagra pill as you can then understand whether you need a stronger more potent dose, or whether you need to reduce or keep the dosage at the same level.

Who is Viagra's manufacturer?

Viagra is currently owned by its developer Pfizer Inc.

Who can use Viagra?

Viagra is used by men over the age of 18 who an unable to achieve or sustain an erection strong enough for sexual penetration.

What does Viagra look like?

Viagra is usually characterised in the shape of a light blue oval-shaped tablet. It also has the manufacturer name Pfizer engraved in each tablet.

Can Viagra work without arousal?

No, the active ingredient only takes effect when sexual arousal has occurred.

Viagra without food

It is possible use Viagra on an empty stomach. It is not recommended to use the tablet after consuming a meal with a high fat content as it may affect its effectiveness.

Will Viagra give me side effects?

As this erectile dysfunction treatment is a proven prescription medication, it is impossible to alienate the chance of experiencing any side effects although this probability is low. Certain side effects may be experienced especially on higher dosages of the treatment.

Viagra without ED

It is not suggested to use this treatment if you are not suffering from impotence. It is not for recreational use and should only be received on prescription after a medical consultation.

Interaction with Losartan

Losartan potassium is often prescribed for high blood pressure and Viagra is known to lower blood pressure, therefore, care must be taken when using both treatments. It is essential you make your doctor aware so they can make an informed decision regarding the safety.

Interaction with Priligy (dapoxetine)

Priligy (dapoxetine) is used in treating premature ejaculation, whereas Viagra is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. As both medications have an effect on blood pressure, it is essential that moderate care is taken and to confirm with your doctor you are suitable to use both treatments as side effects may also be heightened.

Interaction with watermelon

Recent studies have shown that watermelons contain amino acids that aid easier blood flow in the body. This has been said to benefit men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction. Although it has a similar effect to Viagra, it is not a substitute for the medically proven alternative.

Interaction with milk

It is not advised to take a Viagra tablet with milk.

Interaction with antidepressants

It is reported that 30-50% of men on antidepressants may suffer from impotence therefore some men have experienced improvements in their mental health when taking Viagra.

Interaction with Ibuprofen

It is safe to take Ibuprofen with Viagra, as there are no known negative interactions between the two treatments.

Interaction with grapefruit juice

It is not recommended to take grapefruit juice when using Viagra. It is known to boost the blood levels of the treatment which greatly increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, headaches and flushing.

Interaction with Nitrates

Nitrates are taken to dilate the blood vessels allowing for more blood to flow easily through the body and this lowers blood pressure. Viagra has the same effect, therefore, the combination of both treatments can cause a drastic drop of blood pressure that can result in heart problems.

Interaction with Lisinopril

The active ingredient of Viagra (sildenafil citrate) can boost the blood pressure lowering abilities of Lisinopril and other attributed side effects. It is important that both are taken with caution with prior knowledge of your doctor.

Interaction with Alcohol

Alcohol (ethanol) can increase the risk of side effects if consumed with Viagra. Sweating, headaches, dizziness and heart palpitations may be experienced, therefore it is suggested to avoid drinking alcohol before or after taking impotence treatment.

Interaction with Cialis

Both treatments are PDE5 inhibitors that help prevent impotence in men. Due to their effect on the movement of blood and dilation of blood vessels, it is very important that both are not used at the same time to reduce the risk of severe side effects.

Can Viagra be used to delay ejaculation?

Viagra tablets only work for the purpose of achieving and sustaining an erection; it has no effect on the length of time taken for ejaculation and Viagra or other impotence treatments will not work to delay ejaculation.

Can Viagra treat performance anxiety?

Viagra can be useful if nervousness prohibits an erection, however, taking Viagra should not become a reliance.

Can Viagra help to control malaria?

Recent study has suggested that Viagra can help to slow the spread of malaria in the body. It is said that the sildenafil ingredient can help to halt the passage of infected red blood cells, allowing the body to combat the virus. Despite this, there are specific medications for malaria that should be used instead.

Viagra cannot prevent malaria.

Can Viagra be used for altitude sickness?

Studies have shown that sildenafil citrate can help in the relief of severe altitude sickness. As thinner air and oxygen may constrict blood vessels, Viagra counteracts this by dilating these vessels thereby relieving the associated symptoms. The treatment is not licensed for this use though and cannot be provided for this purpose by a doctor.

Can Viagra treat heart problems?

Research as shown that PDE5 inhibitors such as Viagra may be beneficial in treating heart problems in the future. Due to its blood vessel dilating properties, it may be of benefit to those suffering from conditions where the heart struggles to pump blood easily.

Can Viagra be used for high blood pressure?

Although this treatment is not marketed and available as a high blood pressure treatment, due to its secondary effect in dilating the blood vessels making it easier for blood to circulate around the body, it may be beneficial for those suffering from high blood pressure.

Viagra vs Silagra

Silagra is a generic and unauthentic version of Viagra developed in India. It has not undergone rigorous testing, nor has it been approved by the FDA. It is not advised to buy Silagra.

Viagra vs Vigrx Plus

Both treatments are said to work in similar ways but have a few differences. Vigrx plus is made of natural ingredients and is available over the counter, whilst Viagra has been developed through rigorous studies, a combination of reagents and is only available on prescription.

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