Sildenafil generic is more popularly known by its brand name Viagra. Sildenafil generic is a medication used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) or male impotence. While a lot of people only know sildenafil generic as a drug for the use of men with penile erection problems, sildenafil generic also has other uses: it can also treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and pulmonary edema caused by high-altitude sickness.
Even if sildenafil generic (it was usually called by the brand name Viagra) back then can only be availed via prescription from a licensed doctor, it was heavily marketed to the public on TV in the United States. A lot of online pharmacy sites also offered Viagra or sildenafil generic after interested buyers filled out an online consultation form that looked like a simple questionnaire. Viagra or sildenafil generic was informally dubbed as the “blue pill”, “vitamin V” and many other nicknames, probably mainly used as a way to deviate the curiosity of youngsters about it.
The sales of Viagra or sildenafil generic were really good up until 2007, mainly because of the entry of Cialis and Levitra, new contenders in the battle for erectile dysfunction. Also, the sales of sildenafil generic went down because of the release of clones and counterfeits, and the troublesome side effects that people encounter after taking sildenafil generic, such as vision loss.
If you are interested in taking sildenafil generic, it is advisable that you must know the possible pros and cons when taking this drug. Sildenafil generic is available in oral tablets with dosages 25, 20 and 100 milligrams. The recommended dosage for most men is 50 mg, to be taken only as needed, and 1 hour before engaging in sex. Sildenafil generic can also be taken within 30 minutes and 4 hours before sex. Depending on one’s tolerance and the effectiveness of sildenafil generic, its dosage may be reduced to 25 mg per day or increased to the max dosage of 100 mg per day. For people older than 65, it is advised that they must begin taking sildenafil generic at 25 mg per day.
You must also be aware of the possible side effects when taking sildenafil generic such as sudden loss of vision, sudden hearing loss, angina, priaprism (prolonged erections), and many other undesirable side effects. Contact your doctor immediately and stop taking sildenafil generic in case such side effects occur.