Viagra FAQ

1. What is Viagra made of and how does it work?

The main ingredient in Viagra is sildenafil citrate. Aforementioned is a white crystalline citrate salt that acts as a selective inhibitor of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP). This is responsible for vasodilatation. On consumption, sildenafil citrate will, therefore, lead to increased vasodilatation as well as increased blood flow.

Viagra also contains inactive ingredients such as microcrystalline cellulose (emulsifier), anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate and croscrmellose sodium.

2. What is the recommended daily dosage

It’s not advisable to consume Viagra on a daily bases, but if the need arises to ensure that you do not consume more than a single dose of Viagra or Cialis each day. This is because excessive consumption may lead to adverse side effects on your health. In case your prescribed dosage does not achieve the desired effect, contact your doctor instead of changing it without professional help.

3. Is Viagra a prescription only medication?

Yes, in order to obtain Viagra you must provide a prescription dually signed by your doctor. As a result, the drug is not available over the counter. It’s important to note that taking Viagra and Cialis without a doctor’s consent may expose you to harmful side effects.

4. How quickly does Viagra work?

Majority of the population using these two performance boosters reported an instant change in performance within 30 to 60 minutes after ingesting a single dosage. It’s important to note that this period can vary significantly from one person to another, in case you haven’t noticed any changes within three hours you should consult your physician and ask for a dosage change.

5. How long do the effects last?

On an average, the effects of a single dosage of Viagra will begin to wear off after four hours. However, some men have reported almost double this, of course, this will be different for each patient.

6. Which is better: Cialis or Viagra?

While both are used to treat impotence, they may have different levels of success on each individual. Therefore, if you are experiencing challenges with one or the other, talk to your doctor so as to get a different dose or even switch from one to the other.

7. How does food affect the drug’s actions?

To avoid cases of reduced drug action, its recommended to avoid fat-heavy nourishment. Except for this, any other meal will not have any effect on the drug and is actually recommended to take the prescription after meals.

8. I took Viagra\ Cialis, but I’m not experiencing any changes, what’s wrong?

Its well documented that Viagra and Cialis only have a positive impact on ED in about 50-80% of the cases. If you do not notice any action improvement, contact your doctor for further treatment as well as tests so as to determine the most effective treatment for your case.

9. How should I take Viagra?

Always take the drug 1hour prior to coitus, this will allow proper absorption of the drug into your bloodstream up to the optimal levels. Also, always remember to stick to the prescribed dosages, avoid self-medication!

10. Is it normal that I can’t ejaculate after taking Viagra?

This may be as a result of taking a dose that is too heavy for your body, to reverse the effect you can ask your doctor to reduce your dosage. Also, due to the fact that antidepressants have an adverse effect on ejaculation, in such a case, contact your doctor for further advice regarding the possibility of switching your antidepressants.

11. Can Cialis and Viagra cause infertility?

Viagra does not affect sperm structure nor production, as such its use does not lead to any fertility problems. In fact, the ED solutions it offers are actually considered to increase the probability of pregnancy.