Viagra

Generic Name: Sildenafil

Brand Names: Viagra, Revatio

Strengths: Viagra 100mg, 50mg

 

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Description

Viagra is an erectile dysfunction (ED) medication which has the active ingredient called as Sildenafil Citrate. The medication belongs to the group of drugs called as phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors. Viagra was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the year 1998. When the pill is taken, a person would be eligible to get the effect for a period of three to four hours.

How Viagra works?

When a person is sexually aroused, this drug would start to work. It relaxes the muscles that are present in the genital area. After this, increased amount of blood would be passed to the penis. Due to this activity, pressure is formed in the area making the penis to achieve as well as maintain an erection. The blood flow continues until the man reaches the climax and after that the flow of blood will be reduced and the penis would reach to its normal position.

How to take Viagra pills?

Viagra tablet should be taken as a whole with water before or after meal as per your wish. It is available in three different dosage strengths like 25mg, 50mg and 100mg. The lowest dose would be instructed to be taken by older patients. The general dose would be 50mg. The highest dose of Viagra would be suggested to those who were not successful with other two doses.

A single tablet of ED medication has to be taken sixty minutes prior to the sexual activity. The drug would start to work within thirty minutes.

What are the precautions to be followed before taking Viagra?

  • It is important to check with a doctor that Viagra can be taken by you or not. This would be decided after examining your current as well as history of health ailments.
  • This medication is only for a man with erectile dysfunction and it should not be taken just to increase the erection period.
  • Women and children are not supposed to take Viagra pills.
  • Viagra is not for you if you are allergic to the active ingredient in the drug.
  • Do not take Viagra if you are told not to indulge in sexual activity.
  • Stop the intake of alcohol while taking Viagra pills. Avoiding grapefruit or its juice is also recommended so as to avoid the interaction between the drug and the fruit.

What should you do if you miss a dose?

There is less likely that you would miss a dose because this ED medication is taken only when it is needed. However, if you remember taking the Viagra pills very close to the time of the sexual activity, you still can take it as the medication would start to work faster.

What is Viagra overdose?

When a person takes Viagra medication at higher dosage strengths more than what is required for your body then it is considered as drug overdose. In this case, an individual gets affected by various ill effects in them andif you find that you have overdosed the drug then get help from the medical specialist immediately.

Side effects

Taking this medication might trigger certain side effects in you. It might be categorized minor and major ill effects.

Minor side effects

  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Pain in cheekbones
  • Sneezing
  • Running nose
  • Redness on the skin
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain in the muscles
  • Discomfort in stomach after taking a meal
  • Anxiety issues

Major side effects

  • Chest pain or any symptoms of heart attack
  • Erection lasting for longer period of time
  • Loss of vision
  • Light headed feeling
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Sudden hearing loss or ringing in the ears

Most of the effects that you face would leave you within few minutes but when you find that it stays for a longer period of time then it is a must to inform your doctor about this immediately.

Drug interaction with Viagra

When Viagra is taken with other drugs there are chances for interactions to happen. The end result of this would be any side effect thus worsening of the health. To avoid this, it is a must to check with the medico about the drugs that you are taking and ensure whether it is safe to be administered along with Viagra or not.

Some of the medications that have the possibility to interact with Viagra are other ED medications, HIV pills, high blood pressure drugs, antifungal medications and antibiotics.

How to store the ED medication?

Store the Viagra pills in the blister pack only. Keep it away from pets and children. Be careful and cautious to avoid others from using your medication. Store the drug at a place which is dry with less moisture, heat and light. Do not store in the refrigerator, bathroom or in kitchen. Dispose the pills as mentioned in the label if it has crossed the expiry date.

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