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Viagra (Sildenafil) is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension. It works by dilating the blood vessel, thus increasing the blood flow. It helps in erectile dysfunction only when the brain already has a desire. Its side effects are bleeding in the nose, headache, nose block, etc.

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Can I take Sildenafil with my antihypertensive drugs for ED?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 61 Years old man weighing 185 pounds, a non-drinker, non-smoker, and generally in good health. I had never had an operation or been hospitalized. I work in an office, mainly sitting, and I walk about 15 to 45 minutes daily. I swim for about 5 (May to September) months every year...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I must tell you a few things. Hypertension itself can cause erection problems if atherosclerosis of concerned vessels is there. Irbesartan may cause erectile problems, so if you feel you can, go for another anti-hypertensive drug. Sildenafil, that is, Viagra, should ...  Read Full »

Is it safe for a hypertensive patient to take Viagra?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 51 years being treated for coronary ectasia and hypertension. I am taking the following medicines now. Tablet Clopilet 75 mg, Warf 2.5 mg and Nebicard H. Can I take Viagra for erectile dysfunction?  Read Full »


Dr. Vinod Kumar Atreya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The drug Viagra (Sildenafil) can cause potential side effects alone and certainly in combination with the above drugs. It can cause hypertension and even the heart attack also. So it is not safe in the asked context.   Read Full »

Suggest me ayurvedic medicine for premature ejaculation problem.

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 27 year old male. I have been masturbating since childhood. My problem is that whenever I indulge in sex, sperm comes out very soon like within a minute. Please suggest me any medicines that can increase the time of ejaculation upto half an hour.   Read Full »


Dr. Amit Kumar Gaba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is not a major problem. It can be easily corrected. You have to follow the following instructions: Reduce the frequency of masturbation. Start having an OTC Ayurvedic drug called Shilajeet gold capsules twice daily with milk for at least a month. Go for complete chec...  Read Full »

Why does a hard erection occur while masturbating but not during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 51-year-old male. I have a problem that I can get a 5 to 7 inches hard erection without special viagra when I masturbate, but when I try to have sex and take the special viagra, I cannot get a hard erection. It only gets semi-hard at about 2 to 4 inches. Currently, I am on a Ris...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would refer you to do a serum testosterone level and change your medications. Hormone level is important as it is the main reason for you to have a proper sexual function, and if it is low, we can advise you to replace it before suggesting any other treatment. Cial...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Viagra despite no erection issues?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male weighing 196 pounds. I have been facing an issue with rapid completion of sexual activity within two minutes despite having no trouble with erection. Can I consider taking Viagra 50 mg for a prolonged duration? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Various factors contribute to premature ejaculation: Occupational stress, particularly with demanding and round-the-clock jobs. Medical conditions like diabetes (high sugar levels in the blood), hypertension (high bl...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Viagra is you have an aneurysm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male with complex medical histories, including a current splenic artery aneurysm, an occluded right vertebral artery, historical major spinal cord trauma from intradural schwannomas (removed twice) and multiple liver hemangiomas. I have had occasional erectile dysfunct...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to me, it is better to avoid Viagra as it is a vasodilator. But, the final decision should take after consulting your cardiologist. First, rule out the psychogenic causes of erectile dysfunction. Because, there is no need to take Viagra (Sildenafil), if ...  Read Full »

I am healthy, but my penis is not erect during sex. Can you please help?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a healthy guy who does not smoke or drink. I am a bit overweight.I get hard on foreplay, but when I try to have sex, my penis does not stand erect.  Read Full »


Dr. Yousef Abbas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. You and I are more or less about a similar age. I see 950 patients per month. So you have every reason to trust me that it is a fact (at the same time a taboo) that men over 35 begin to lose their reliable erectile function. It is not a...  Read Full »

I have been having problems with my erection during sex. Help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having problems with my erection during sex. I have to take viagra medicine for erection. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I read your query and understand your concern about your symptoms. According to your complaints, you may be suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). Reasons for erectile dysfunction are: Stress due to work or family-related night duties - Plan for regular exercise ...  Read Full »

I am a 22-year-old male and suffer from premature ejaculation. Kindly suggest some medications.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male and I am not able to satisfy my partner during intercourse. I am ejaculating within three minutes. So, I am planning to take Viagra tablets for longer sex. Can you suggest anyone tablet for my age since I have no other medical issues?  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not recommended to take Viagra or other similar drugs, such as Sildenafil or Tadalafil, without a doctor's prescription. These drugs are designed to treat erectile dysfunction, which is a medical condition that causes difficulty in achieving or maintaining an ere...  Read Full »

I am unable to satisfy my partner during sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male, nowadays I am not able to satisfy my partner during intercourse. I am ejaculating within 3 minutes so I am planning to take Viagra tablets for longer sex. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, We will pay close attention to your worries and address all of your questions with utmost care. It is not recommended to take Viagra or other similar drugs, such as sildenafil or tadalafil, without a doctor's prescription. These drugs are designed to treat erectile dysfunction, which is a med...  Read Full »

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