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What is viagra (sildenafil)?

What is viagra (sildenafil)?

Erection medication: Viagra (sildenafil) is a brand of medication to aid with erectile dysfunction. It inhibits the breakdown of a substance in the blood, to allow for prolonged filling of the penile blood vessels. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is viagra (sildenafil) used for?

Viagra (sildenafil): Viagra (sildenafil) is used primarily to help men with erectile dysfunction have erections, have firmer erections and help their erections last longer. Viagra (sildenafil) is occasionally used for other nonsexual medical conditions such as idiopathic pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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Can viagra (sildenafil) cause deafness?

Can viagra (sildenafil) cause deafness?

Yes: If it is listed on insert, then its possible, but is medical equivalent of being hit by lightning, very rare. ...Read more

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Can viagra (sildenafil) lower blood pressure?

Can viagra (sildenafil) lower blood pressure?

Yes if taken with...: Viagra (sildenafil) was initially studied as a blood pressure lowering drug. Unfortunately, it was not found to be very successful at treating hypertension. However, when taken with nitrates eg nitroglycerin, amyl nitrates, etc, it can dramatically lower one's blood pressure to the point of passing out. Check out http://www.drugs.com/viagra.html. Also check out this website for more info on Viagra ...Read more

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Is it safe to take EPO and viagra (sildenafil)?

Viagra (sildenafil): If by "epo" you mean Epogen (epoetin alfa) or other red blood cell production stimulators, there isn't a contraindication. Ie. Shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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Can you take viagra (sildenafil) on the hCG diet?

Can you take viagra (sildenafil) on the hCG diet?

Yes: But there is no scientific evidence demonstrating any benefit to HCG diet. It only works because of very minimal caloric intake. ...Read more

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Can you take viagra (sildenafil) if you have afib?

Can you take viagra (sildenafil) if you have afib?

Yes: But be aware of your blood pressure since viagra (sildenafil) can lower blood pressure and many people with afib are on medications to control the afib that also lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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Will viagra (sildenafil) prevent altitude sickness?

Will viagra (sildenafil) prevent altitude sickness?

Details: It is used in particular to prevent one form of altitude illness: high altitude pulmonary edema (hape) as does Nifedipine (procardia) ; salmeterol (serevent). Sildenafil (viagra) ; tadalafil (cialis) also improves exercise tolerance of climbers etc. It would not be prescribed to keep away headache, nausea, ; the more common symptoms of ams. Acetazolamide (diamox) is better for that. ...Read more

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Dr. Naveed Naeem
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Sildenafil (Definition)

Sildenafil is an erectile stimulator which is a ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Viagra (Definition)

Viagra is an erectile stimulator which is a ...Read more