Over-The-Counter New Generic Sildenafil

Over-The-Counter New Generic Sildenafil

Recently, a generic Sildenafil 50 mg tablet is launched and it brings a broader choice for patients who seek over-the-counter treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). However, certain restrictions are applied to the supply of Sildenafil 50 mg such as minimum age for the use. Patients may need to undergo screening with a pharmacist. This medicine is licensed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in adults aged 18 years and over.

How to Get Sildenafil without a Prescription

Sildenafil is available over the counter without a prescription under the two brand names:

  • Aronix Sildenafil
  • Viagra Connect

Both Aronix Sildenafil and Viagra Connect have Sildenafil 50 mg in each tablet. Both products also have the same licensing restrictions. The supply of Aronix Sildenafil and Viagra Connect is made after the valuation by a member of a pharmacy team which is almost identical for all over-the-counter Sildenafil products.

Sildenafil Over-The-Counter Dose

The recommended dose is one tablet of Sildenafil 50 mg. each dose is taken approximately 1 hour before the sexual intercourse. However, the medicine may start to work within 30 minutes. The maximum recommended daily dosage is one Sildenafil 50 mg tablet per day.

As with other related products, it may be needed to take Sildenafil a few times before a satisfactory result can be attained. Patients who tried the medicine on different occasions and failed to create enough effect need to see their doctor.

Possible Side Effects of Sildenafil

Common side effects associated with the use of generic Sildenafil 50 mg tablet may include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Blue-tinted vision
  • Visual disturbance
  • Nausea
  • Congestion
  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dizziness
  • Flushing
  • Headache

Patients taking Sildenafil 50 mg tablet need to read the product information leaflet to learn more about possible side effects. This drug is commonly well tolerated. However, patients need to be mindful of possible side effects which need immediate medical help such as:

  • A sudden decrease in vision
  • A persistent erection that lasts longer than 4 hours
  • Chest pains
  • An allergic reaction with symptoms such as wheezing, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the throat, lips, eyelids, or face
  • Severe skin reactions such as swelling and peeling of the skin, the formation of blisters around the eyes, mouth, and genitals.

Who cannot take Sildenafil?

Sildenafil is not recommended for use in patients under 18 years of age and those who have suffered from stroke or heart attack for the last 6 months. Also, patients with heart problems should not take this drug including:

  • Severe heart failure
  • Heart condition affecting the flow of the blood
  • Cardiomyopathy (inflamed heart muscle)
  • Heart condition affecting the valves in the heart
  • Uncontrolled high BP
  • Low blood pressure (BP)
  • Unstable angina

Patients taking certain medications including:

  • Alpha-blockers such as Tamsulosin, Doxazosin, and Alfuzosin
  • CYP3A4 inhibitors such as Ketoconazole, Cimetidine, Itraconazole, Diltiazem, Erythromycin, or Rifampicin
  • An HIV medication called Ritonavir
  • Riociguat or guanylate cyclase stimulators
  • Recreational use of poppers
  • Nitrates

Patients with concomitant conditions:

  • With bleeding issues or have active stomach ulcers
  • With sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia
  • With severe renal impairment or liver disease
  • Who had vision loss due to optic nerve damage
  • With glucose-galactose malabsorption, galactose intolerance, or Lapp lactase deficiency
  • With Peyronie’s disease

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