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A 47-year-old member asked:

can you tell me when to take viagra (sildenafil) with meal?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: To assert and optimize the potential effect improving erection from Viagra, (sildenafil) take its proper dose some 30-60 minutes before planned action while the stomach is 75% empty and after a full mental and physical recovery (replenishment).

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A 24-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of viagra (sildenafil)?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Many: Common side effects of viagra (sildenafil) include headache, flushing, heartburn, nasal congestion uterine contractions (period cramps), abnormal vision, diarrhea, dizziness, rash, high or low sugar levels, high uric acid levels, high sodium blood level, abnormal liver function tests , and photosensitivity. Serious reactions can include heart attack, stroke, sudden death, prolonged painful erection.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What is a good/cheaper replacement to viagra (sildenafil)?

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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 21 years experience
None: None currently.
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A 41-year-old member asked:

Which is better, viagra (sildenafil) or sialis?

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Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Either: They both do the same thing - help erectile dysfunction. Viagra (sildenafil) tends to be short acting while Cialis is long acting. There is also once daily formulation of cialis.
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A 51-year-old member asked:

How soon does viagra (sildenafil) begin to work?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
About 20 minutes.: Viagra (sildenafil) does not begin to work immediately, it has to be absorbed from your stomach, enter the blood stream and reach the penile blood vessels. This usually takes 20 - 30 minutes.
A member asked:

What are the concerns regarding use of viagra (sildenafil)?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Priapism/cardiovasc.: Main concerns are priapism, which is n erection lasting >4hours. Needs to be treated promptly to avoid permanent erectile dysfunction. Of concern if subject has significant arteriosclerosis putting him at risk for stroke + stroke-like symptoms of loss of vision, hearing and severe headaches. Severe allergic can also occur after repeated usage. Fortunately severe side-effects or problems are rare.

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