Viagra Pills – Detailed Overview

Viagra is the brand name for sildenafil, a prescription drug meant for treating the problem of erectile dysfunction. The medication helps to achieve and keep an erection sufficient for sexual activity by allowing an increased blood circulation in the penis while a male is sexually aroused. It works only with sexual stimulation and does not increase sexual desire.

Form and Branding

It is an inhibitor of PDE5 and is supplied in the form of blue tablets that are similar to rounded diamonds in shape. These are film-coated tablets constituting of sildenafil citrate.

Manufactured by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, this medication was initially conceived as a method to treat hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Later it was found that it boosted erections. The medication is available under several brand names in various different forms. Also, any specific brand name may not necessarily be available in every form as well as may not be approved for all of the conditions.

Viagra for sale in Australia

Viagra for sale in Australia

Dosage

For most patients, the recommended dosage of the medication is 50 mg taken about 1 hour prior to a sexual activity. However, it may be taken anywhere from half an hour to 4 hours prior to the sexual activity. The maximum dosing frequency of viagra must not be more than 1 daily. Based on tolerance and effectiveness, the dosage may be increased to a max dose of 100 mg or decreased to 25 mg. It may be taken with or without food.

Interactions

Viagra heightens the effects of medications that lower down the blood pressure. It also boosts the effects of nitrates in lowering the blood pressure, that are mainly used for treating angina. The medication should also not be taken with Revatio or any PDE5 inhibitors. Tagamet, erythromycin, ketoconazole, Sporanox, and Posicor can cause major increase in the quantity of viagra in the body. Those who take these medications need careful observation if using Viagra.

Side Effects

Viagra may lead to a number of side effects including allergic reactions, hives, difficulty in breathing as well as swelling of the lips, tongue, face or throat.

At the time of a sexual activity, if the person becomes nauseated or dizzy as well as if experiences numbness, pain or tingling in the arms, chest, jaw or neck, then they must pay attention to the same and consult a doctor right then.

It is advised to stop using the medication and call a doctor if one has a major side effect including ringing in ears, hearing loss, sudden vision loss, chest pain, pain in the shoulder or arm, sweating, nausea, ill feeling, swollen limbs, irregular heartbeat, short breath, fainting, light-headedness, vision changes or painful penis erection lasting more than 4 hours.

Some minor side effects are headache, stuffy nose, upset stomach, memory problems, back pain and redness of the neck, face or chest.

Where to Buy online

There are a number of generics available for Viagra and it is easily available in most pharmacy or general stores in Australia in a different range of prices. The prices usually vary, but mostly it costs over $1 per pill for generic Viagra and $3 for generic Levitra (vardenafil). It is advised to take the medication according to the prescriptions of a doctor.

John Rogers

I am a doctor from Melbourne, VIC.

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