Viagra Frequent Asked Questions
What is Viagra?Viagra is a tried and tested drug that treats men who suffer from erectile dysfunction or impotence. Developed by Pfizer, Viagra was officially approved as a treatment for Administration in 1998.
How does Viagra work?Viagra enhances erection by increasing and prolonging the blood flow to the penis. By inhibiting the enzyme phosphodiesterase 5, Viagra prevents the breakdown of cyclic GMP, which relaxes the muscles in the arterial wall of the penis and allows blood to flow in. Since Viagra maintains and enhances an erection, sexual stimulus and arousal is required for the drug to take effect.
How much Viagra do I take?The typical dosage of Viagra is 50mg. However, we recommend that you start with the minimum dosage of 25mg and increase to 50mg if necessary. Never take more than 100mg of Viagra in one dose.
How do I take Viagra?Viagra is taken orally as a once daily dose, one hour before sexual activity. For more detailed information consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Viagra.
Can I take more than one dose of Viagra per day?It is recommended current that you restrict usage to one dose of Viagra per day. For more detailed information consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Viagra products.
How long does it take for Viagra to work?It can take from 30 minutes to 2 hours for Viagra to take effect. Generally, it is recommended to take Viagra one hour before you plan to have sex.
Do I need to get a Prescriptions in order to purchase Viagra?Yes, Viagra is a Prescriptions medication, so you will need to talk to your health care provider to find out if it is right for you. Be sure to ask your health care provider if your heart is healthy enough to handle the extra strain of sexual activity.
What are the possible side effects of taking Viagra?With Viagra, the most common side effects are headache, facial flushing, and upset stomach. Viagra may also briefly cause bluish or blurred vision, or sensitivity to light. In the rare event of an erection lasting more than 4 hours, seek immediate medical help. If you have chest pains, dizziness, or nausea during sex, stop and immediately tell your health care provider. Remember to protect yourself and your partner from sexually transmitted diseases.
What if I am taking other drugs?Always discuss with your doctor ALL of the medications you are taking (Prescriptions and over-the-counter). In that way, you can receive the best advice for your own situation. At present, Viagra is not recommended for people taking nitroglycerin because the combination may lower blood pressure. Women and children also are not recommended to take Viagra.
Is there any medication that shouldn't be mixed with Viagra?If you take any nitrate medications (for example, nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate) then you need to discuss it with your doctor whether or not Viagra is an option for you.
How much does Viagra cost?Viagra usually cost between £10 - £15 for a 100mg tablet depending how many tablets you buy. Buying in bulk can save you money.
Can Viagra be used with other treatment for impotence?The safety and effectiveness of Viagra when used with other treatment for impotence has not been studied. The use of such treatments in combination with Viagra is not recommended at present.