Viagra

Introduced in 1998, Viagra is one of the most popular oral prescription pills used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. If your doctor has diagnosed your medical condition and prescribed Viagra as a treatment, it is essential that you understand how to take the medication for effective results. Sildenafil, the active ingredient contained in Viagra, comes with specific directions for patients. Read them thoroughly before you start with your blue pill treatment.

How to use Viagra blue pills properly?

The effects of Viagra appear within about half an hour and last for up to 4 hours. However, Viagra does not work as an aphrodisiac and cannot be effective in the absence of external sexual stimulation. Sildenafil dosage varies from patient to patient and is largely dependent on a number of subjective factors such as age, medical history, extent and intensity of erectile dysfunction, etc. Your doctor will prescribe a dose that is appropriate in your case. Do not try to change the dosage or stop taking the medication without consulting your doctor first. Increasing the dose will not enhance the benefits, but is likely to intensify the side effects and exacerbate negative reactions. Doctors usually recommend a single 50mg dose of Viagra no more than once a day for adult men below the age of 65. Your doctor may adjust the dosage depending on its effects and your body’s reaction to Viagra treatment. Patients above the age of 65 years are usually prescribed a single dose of 25mg, to be taken no more than once a day.

Precautions for taking the blue pill

As with other prescription impotence medications, following certain precautions while taking Viagra can enhance its effectiveness and reduce the side effects. It is important to remember that Viagra can produce adverse reactions if taken in conjunction with nitrate medications prescribed for the treatment of chest pain or other forms of heart disease. Certain recreational drugs such as amyl nitrite or ‘poppers’ need to be avoided while taking Viagra. The combination of nitrates and sildenafil can cause your blood pressure to drop to dangerously low levels. It can also cause a heart attack or stroke. Get in touch with your doctor immediately if you experience dizziness, nausea, numbness, inexplicable pain or tingling in the arms, chest, jaws or neck during sexual activity.  Buy Viagra Online. Priapism (prolonged and painful erections) is a rare side effect of Viagra use. Untreated priapism can cause long term damage to your penis.

Viagra use is sometimes known to reduce the flow of blood to the optic nerve, resulting in a sudden loss of vision. This rare side effect of Viagra usually occurs in people having certain pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or vision problems. It can also occur among heavy smokers or men over the age of 50. Talk to your doctor to determine whether you are at risk of suffering from the side effects of Viagra. Stop taking Viagra immediately if you experience any of the above-mentioned adverse effects of Viagra. Viagra is not recommended for people suffering from irregular heartbeat or heart disease; stroke, congestive heart failure or heart attack in the last 6 months; have blood pressure problems, coronary artery disease, liver or kidney disorders, blood cell disorders such as multiple myeloma, sickle cell anemia or leukemia; as well as for people who have been advised to refrain from sexual intercourse due to medical reasons.

Diagnostic tests for Viagra blue pill treatment

Visiting a doctor is the first step to be taken in the diagnosis of erectile dysfunction or other forms of impotence. In addition to the symptoms you experience, your doctor will ask you to provide exhaustive details about your medical history as well as a list of current prescription or non-prescription medications (including herbal supplements and over the counter drugs)  you take. You also need to inform you doctor if you are allergic to sildenafil or any of the other ingredients in Viagra. Confirmation tests for erectile dysfunction consist of blood tests for assessing male hormone levels, a physical examination for detecting disorders of the nervous system, psychoanalysis for identifying the emotional and psychological causes of impotence as well as a Nocturnal Penile Tumescence test for monitoring nocturnal erections.