What can you do to make Viagra more effective?
Certain lifestyle changes—including diet and exercise—can go a long way toward making Viagra (or any other ED medication) more effective. Viagra (sildenafil) is a medication that can help with erectile dysfunction (ED). But there are things you can do to make Viagra more effective.
What happens to cGMP when you take Viagra?
Viagra blocks cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase type-5 (PDE-5), an enzyme that encourages blood to flow out of the penis. When PDE-5 is inhibited, levels of cGMP remain elevated, which relaxes smooth muscle and encourages blood vessels to widen (a process known as vasodilation). That makes blood flow more freely, including to the penis.
What kind of disease is Viagra used for?
VIAGRA contains sildenafil, which is the same medicine found in another drug called REVATIO. REVATIO is used to treat a rare disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Are there any side effects from taking Viagra?
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. VIAGRA may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect the way VIAGRA works, causing side effects.
How many milligrams of Viagra can you take in one day?
Viagra (sildenafil) comes in three dosages: 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg. Your healthcare provider will prescribe the dose of Viagra that’s best for you, depending on your medical history and other drugs and supplements you’re currently taking. Never take more than one dose of Viagra per day.
How long does it take for the effects of Viagra to work?
After taking Viagra, the medication quickly enters your system and starts working after about an hour, but you can take it anywhere from 30 minutes to 4 hours before sexual activity. How long will Viagra work? The effects of Viagra last 4 – 8 hours, depending on the individual person.