According to calculations 20 million patients from different parts of the world use Viagra on a regular basis. But the number of the ones who tried it at least once is much bigger. Therefore there are a lot of questions about Viagra. There is much that patients need to know before they try to use the medication. It is a famous medicine and all people know about it. However, there are a lot of myths around it. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about Viagra.
What is Viagra?
Viagra is a trade name of the medication that contains Sildenafil citrate, which is the main ingredient in the medicine. This little blue pill is intended to stimulate erection in ED patients. When penis is not hard enough to perform sexual intercourse, Viagra is prescribed.
How to take Viagra?
Viagra should be taken 30 minutes before sex. Only one pill a day is allowed. The doctor should determine the right dose for you. The dose is adjusted in accordance with response of the organism.
Can Viagra cure erectile dysfunction?
No, it can’t. Viagra can help the person achieve the erection only. However, ED is caused by certain condition, medication and etc. The doctor should examine the patient and discover the cause first.
When does Viagra start working?
It is important to understand that Viagra does not work immediately. The tablet dissolves within an hour after intake but the erection does not appear without stimulation. Do not wait for erection to start acting. It will not reveal without your actions. Remember that Viagra functions mechanically and does not interfere with romance. It involves the mechanisms of the body to make them work the way they should.
How long does Viagra work?
Viagra functions in the course of 4-5 hours. Its highest concentration in plasma reaches peak in 2 hours. After it the action gradually subsides. Viagra can’t work more than 6 hours. In case it does the person should apply to the doctor without delay. This is a very painful condition that is called priapism.
How does Viagra work?
Viagra is PDE5 inhibitor that relaxes muscles to let blood in and make erection possible. Sexual arousal, erection and ejaculation are three stages of any sexual intercourse. When certain stage is impossible person experiences serious problems that require solution. Male organ needs pressurized blood for erection. Blood enters corpora cavernosa – two prolonged structures in penis with muscles that are constricted in non-erect state. Veins are open therefore there is no pressure in the penis. During the arousal arteries open up and blood under pressure flows to the penis. It remains trapped in it because veins constrict. This makes penis hard and erect. The problem of erectile dysfunction arise when arteries do not open. They interfere with the procedure. Viagra successfully solved this problem.
Does Viagra suit all men?
Viagra has contraindications and it does not suit all people. If the person suffered from liver or kidney diseases, had heart problems in the past, Viagra is not recommended. Besides, there are some medications that should not be taken with Viagra. This issue should be discussed with a doctor.
Can I buy Viagra generic?
There is no Viagra generic that was approved by Federal Drug Administration. It can be hard to determine, which generic is safe therefore men should apply to the certified pharmacies to avoid counterfeit product. In this case some other medication can be recommended for the person. It should contain Sildenafil citrate – the main ingredient of Viagra.