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Viagra

Also known as:

  • sildenafil
  • sildenafil citrate

Similar drugs: Cialis, tadalafil, Levitra, vardenafil, Kamagra

What is Viagra?

There are many erection drugs similar to Viagra, as well as generic drugs versions which are almost identical to the real thing. The information here is true for both Viagra and the other types of erection drugs.

These drugs work by increasing the flow of blood to the dick, giving a harder, longer-lasting hard-on. Viagra lasts around four hours while Cialis tends to last longer (up to one or two days for some men).

What’s the attraction?

Viagra can offer a quick fix for many men with erection problems, whether the cause is physical or psychological.

Many men experience problems with erections which are based around anxiety. These problems can be treated without the use of medication.

Talk to your sexual health clinic and they should be able to put you in touch with services which can help.

Men who don’t normally have problems with getting hard use these drugs too, to boost their sexual performance, especially if they’re on drugs like mephedrone or MDMA that make getting erections difficult

Sex on Viagra

Erection drugs don’t make you horny or cause instant hard-ons. They only start working after you get turned on.

Some men say their hard-ons have less feeling and that coming is more difficult, but that after they’ve come they can get hard again quicker.

Last review: 24/08/2018
Next review: 24/08/2021