Is taking sildenafil everyday bad for you?
A healthcare provider can recommend taking Viagra daily, but you should never take it more than once in any 24-hour period. Taking it too often can result in a dangerous drop in blood pressure or other serious side effects.
Who should not use sildenafil?
Many men have no side effects or only mild ones. It can be dangerous to take sildenafil if you also take medicines called nitrates (often given for chest pain). The combination can cause a dangerous fall in your blood pressure. If you’re not sure if you’re taking a nitrate, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Can you drink alcohol and take sildenafil?
ED medications like sildenafil (Viagra), vardenafil (Levitra), and tadalafil (Cialis) can cause side effects, like flushing and headaches, which can be made worse when combined with alcohol. Some ED treatments don’t involve medications and may be safer for you to use while drinking alcohol.
Can you get hooked on Viagra?
Although it is infrequent, it is possible to become addicted to erectile dysfunction medications like Viagra or Cialis. Long-term use and overuse of these drugs can result in severe health effects. In recent years drugs that help in sexual performance have become increasingly popular.
How do I stop using Viagra?
There are several options to treat erectile dysfunction aside from oral medications like Viagra, including:
- erectile dysfunction pump (penis or vacuum pump)
- penile injections.
- surgery for an inflatable penile prosthesis.
- therapy for emotional, psychological, and relationship issues related to ED.
Is Viagra over the counter?
Viagra (sildenafil) is a prescription medication, meaning it isn’t available over-the-counter from your local pharmacy. However, thanks to telemedicine, you don’t need to visit your doctor in person to get a prescription for Viagra or another ED medication.