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Medical and Non-medical Usage of Sildenafil Generic

Sildenafil generic, the brand name being Viagra, is a medication that is mainly used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) of either psychological or medical cause, and that its other use is for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Sildenafil generic works as a selective inhibitor of cGMP specific for PDE5.  Sildenafil generic was first discovered by David Brown, Andrew Bell and Nicholas Terrett, who were all scientists working at Pfizer, a pharmaceutical corporation located in New York.

Sildenafil generic, under the brand name Viagra, is formulated as a blue circle-diamond-shaped tablet which is film-coated.  The oral sildenafil generic tablets can come in dosages of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg.

Medical Uses of Sildenafil Generic

There are actually 3 medical uses for sildenafil generic:

  • Sildenafil generic for erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment

Sildenafil generic is recommended for use in male patients who are found to be suffering from male impotence, erectile dysfunction, or the inability to obtain an erection long enough for successful intercourse. The ideal dose of sildenafil generic for most patients is 50 mg, and it is supposed to be taken around 1 hour prior to sexual engagement.  Depending on the tolerability and its effect, the dose may be decreased to 25 mg or increased to its maximum dose of 100 mg each day. Never take this medicine more than once each day. Continue reading