Sildenafil citrate sold as the brand name Viagra among many others is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension. Its effectiveness for treating erectile dysfunction in men has been proven over many years.
Use for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction (Impedance: The inability to sustain a satisfactory erection to complete intercourse).
It is now one of the main treatments for male erectile dysfunction, including for men with diabetes mellitus.
The most common side effects Sildenafil Citrate include headaches and heartburn, as well as flushed skin. Caution is advised in those who have heart disease.
Very rare but serious sometimes side effects include prolonged erections, which can lead to damage to your penis, and sudden but temporary hearing loss. Sildenafil citrate should not be taken by people who take recreational drugs, as this may result in a severe and potentially fatal drop in blood pressure.