About 150 millions male populations around the globe have impotence problem. Impotence is a psychological problem rather than a physical problem. Sexual dysfunction is a common problem. If the erection lasts for a short time or if the sexual pleasure is not achieved then it is called sexual dysfunction. When the blood flow to the penis is irregular then the erection problem may occur. The irregular blood flow creates premature ejaculation also. While sexual stimulation continues it creates nitric oxide in penis which helps to activate enzyme and guanylate which make the production of eGMP. It is the main reason of erection. Removing and delivering process of blood from the penis is affected sometimes. Viagra or Sildenafil citrate fights to create sexual erection. This drug makes the recover process quick and increase the blood flow in the penis. Sildenafil citrate starts working immediately. So take it 2-3 hrs before the sexual interaction. It is very quickly excreted by both the liver and kidneys. Take light meal before taking sildenafil citrate or the absorption process may become slow.
PREPARATIONS: Sildenafil Citrate Film Coated Tablets
Shape – Round, diamond shape.
STORAGE: Viagra should be kept in normal room temperature. Do not keep it in bathroom. Always keep this drug away from the children.
PRESCRIBED FOR: This drug is prescribed for treating erectile dysfunction. Organic or psychogenic causes are the main culprit of erectile dysfunctions. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is sometimes responsible for such problem .
DOSE: Normal dose of sildenafil citrate is one tablet at a time. You don’t need to make any schedule of taking sildenafil citrate. Just take it 1-2 hrs before engaging sexual activities. It starts working immediately. Do not overdose.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Rifampin can decrease the effect of Viagra as this drug sometimes decrease of blood levels. If you are taking Nitrates then talk to your doctor and discuss with him/her before taking Sildenafil citrate.
PREGNANCY: As it is made for males only it is not recommended for women.
SIDE EFFECTS: Sildenafil can create some side effects. But it is seen in very few patients. If you follow the prescription and your physician’s advice you may be affected less by the side effects. Some of the side effects of sildenafil citrate are – Headaches, stomach pain, nasal congestion, nausea, diarrhea etc. Before taking sildenafil citrate you must talk to the doctor. Call for emergency medical help if you are having any physical problem while taking this drug. Do not take Viagra while taking other drugs.