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Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Here is the Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra ,

Viagra known as the drug that has spiced up the sex life of many, is the most widely used drugs to treat erectile dysfunction. Although it is the go to drug for long lasting erections there are many interesting things about Viagra you might not know.

Manufactured by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Viagra was originally conceived as a treatment for hypertension and cardiovascular disease, until researchers found it produced erections.

In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved it as the first pill to treat impotence (now known as erectile dysfunction), and in 2005 it approved sildenafil for the treatment of PAH.

 

Do NOT use Viagra if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Viagra
  • Have been advised by your doctor to avoid sexual activity because of heart problems
  • Taking nitrates (eg, isosorbide, nitroglycerin) in any form (eg, tablet, capsule, patch, ointment), or nitroprusside
  • Using certain recreational drugs called “poppers” (eg, amyl nitrate or nitrite, butyl nitrate or nitrite)
  • Taking another PDE5 inhibitor (eg, tadalafil, vardenafil) or another medicine that contains sildenafil

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Viagra:

Some medical conditions may interact with Viagra. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

if you

  • Are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • Taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • Have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • Having a deformed penis (eg, cavernosal fibrosis, Peyronie disease), blood cell problems (eg, leukemia, multiple Myeloma, sickle cell anemia), or any other condition that may increase the risk of a prolonged erection (priapism)
  • Have a history of a prolonged (more than 4 hours) or painful erection (priapism)
  • History of certain eye problems (eg, macular degeneration, optic neuropathy, retinitis pigmentosa, sudden vision Loss in one or both eyes) or hearing problems (eg, ringing in the ears, decreased hearing, hearing loss)
  • Liver or kidney problems, lung problems (eg, pulmonary veno-occlusive disease), high or low blood Pressure, ulcers, bleeding problems, heart problems (eg, angina, aortic stenosis, heart failure, irregular heartbeat), or Blood vessel problems
  • History of heart attack, stroke, or life-threatening irregular heartbeat, especially within the past 6 months

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Viagra. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

Alpha-blockers (eg, doxazosin), medicines for high blood pressure, nitrates (eg, isosorbide, nitroglycerin), or nitroprusside because severe low blood pressure with dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting may occur
Azole antifungals (eg, itraconazole, ketoconazole), H2 antagonists (eg, cimetidine), HIV protease inhibitors (eg, ritonavir, saquinavir), macrolide antibiotics (eg, erythromycin), narcotic analgesics (eg, dihydrocodeine), or telithromycin because they may increase the risk of Viagra’s side effects
Bosentan or rifampin because they may decrease Viagra’s effectiveness
Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

 

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

 

10.Flushing in the face, neck, or chest

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Flushing describes episodic attacks of redness of the skin together with a sensation of warmth or burning of the face, neck and, less frequently, the upper trunk and abdomen.
  • It is the transient nature of the attacks that distinguishes flushing from the persistent erythema of photosensitivity or acute contact reactions.
  • Repeated flushing over a prolonged period can lead to telangiectasia and occasionally to classic rosacea of the face.
  • Flushing can be an exaggeration of a physiologic process or a manifestation of a serious condition that needs to be identified and treated.

 

9.Nasal congestion

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Nasal congestion is the blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels.
  • It is also known as nasal blockage, nasal obstruction, blocked nose, stuffy nose, or plugged nose.

 

8.Lightheadedness

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Headshot senior man with vertigo suffering from dizziness

  • Lightheadedness is a common and typically unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or a feeling that one may faint.
  • The sensation of lightheadedness can be short-lived, prolonged, or, rarely, recurring. In addition to dizziness, the individual may feel as though his or her head is weightless.
  • The individual may also feel as though the room is what causes the “spinning” or moving (vertigo) associated with lightheadedness.
  • Most causes of lightheadedness are not serious and either cure themselves quickly or are easily treated.

 

7.Shortness of breath

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Shortness of breath what doctors call dyspnea is the unpleasant sensation of having difficulty breathing.
  • People experience and describe shortness of breath differently depending on the cause.

 

6.Upset stomach, indigestion

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Indigestion is often a sign of an underlying problem, such asgastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, or gallbladder disease, rather than a condition of its own.
  • Also called dyspepsia, it is defined as a persistent or recurrent pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen

5.Chest pain or irregular heartbeat

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) are caused by problems with the electrical system that regulates the steady heartbeat.
  • The heart rate may be too slow or too fast; it may stay steady or become chaotic (irregular and disorganized).
  • Some arrhythmias are very dangerous and cause sudden cardiac death, while others may be bothersome but not life threatening.

4.Muscular pain or tenderness

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Muscle aches, or myalgia, are extremely common. Almost everybody has experienced discomfort in their muscles at some point.
  • Because there is muscle tissue in nearly all parts of the body, this type of pain can be felt practically anywhere

 

3.Swelling in the hands, ankles, and feet

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Swelling of the legs and ankles is caused by fluid accumulation in the body, which can be a sign of worsening heart failure.
  • You may feel that your shoes are tighter than normal if swelling in this area is increasing.
  • The fluid build up is due to reduced blood flow out of the heart causing blood returning to the heart through the veins to back up.
  • This leads to fluid accumulation in the abdomen and lower limbs and congestion .
  • You are more likely to notice swelling in your legs and ankles later in the day because gravity increases the amount and pressure of blood in the veins of the lower limbs.

 

2.Ringing in ears or hearing loss

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear.
  • A deaf person has little to no hearing. Hearing loss may occur in one or both ears.

 

1.Change or loss of vision

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

Top 10 Side Effects of Viagra

  • Can affect your vision: A study has revealed that the active ingredient in Viagra called sildenafil interferes with the action of an enzyme which transmits light signals from the retina to the brain.
  • When used in high doses, the drug can cause disturbances in the vision of active users.
  • Excessive use may cause blurred vision, altered colour vision and sensitivity to light

 

A man lost his vision to Viagra: Although research claims that excessive consumption of Viagra may only cause blurred vision, an 86 year old man actually claimed that he lost his vision to Viagra.

He said he used Viagra from2012 and and since suffered from constant visual impairment and wanted the court to shut down the sale of Viagra. He also sought a compensation of 2 million Dollars.

 

Using viagra will not affect you immediately

It will affect slowly but it is confirm.

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