viagraQ: Are drugs for sex like Viagra, Manforce, Pengra, etc. harmful for my future sex life? I am a 27-year-old man. During sex I take these medicines which help me last longer. Are these harmful for my body and for my future sex life?

 Ans: All the different tablets mentioned here have the same chemical composition – Manforce and Pengra are actually the desi versions of Viagra, which in turn is the brand name of the generic drug sildenafil. In countries like the US or UK, the drug is only available through prescription but lax laws in India means that it can be easily purchased over-the-counter. One thing you’ve to clearly understand is that Viagra is a drug to beat erectile dysfunction and it’s not an aphrodisiac or libido booster. In simple words, it will only give you an erect penis when you’re aroused. Now the drug is most commonly used by people in their 50s and 60s, those at an age where there heart finds it hard to pump enough blood to the penis to maintain an erection. Read more about the causes and treatment for erectile dysfunction. 

However, recent studies have shown that the recreational use of Viagra has gone up among youngsters. Most doctors recommend that the drug shouldn’t be used like this because one’s body can get dependent on it and you could reach a phase where you will find it hard to get hard without the drug. There are other harmful effects as well. You shouldn’t take the drug if you are taking other medicines which contain nitrates. These are usually used to treat chest pain, hypertension and other such ailments. Some of the other common side-effects are facial flushing, headaches, liver problems, heart attacks (rarely), blurred vision, bluish vision and sensitivity to light. Read more about the herbal alternatives to viagra. 

The most infamous side-effect though is erections which last for four or more hours. Sometimes these erections can be extremely painful as well. If you experience that you should call a physician and visit a hospital immediately. In conclusion you should definitely stop using these drugs; they are not for recreational use or to show off your sexual prowess but an aid for men really suffering from a problem. Read more about kegel exercises that can help you beat erectile dysfunction.

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  • rupa

    Is any way to increase the time of climax??????????????

  • mazzu

    i want to talk with indian Dr.for ask him to my sexual problem ..

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