Is Viagra safe to use?
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Question:
Is Viagra safe to use?

Answer:
Generally speaking, yes. As you know, Viagra is a drug that was designed to help men who had problems having erections. Viagra improves the quality of the erections, it doesn't cause 'inappropriate' erections. That is, if a man took Viagra and did his income taxes, he wouldn't find himself sexually aroused.

Well, I know I wouldn't.

Some people who have taken Viagra have died. Generally, these have been people who have taken nitroglycerin or another similar drug, which react very badly with Viagra. They can cause a severe fall in blood pressure.

Other men who have died have been in very poor condition with serious medical problems, and it's been thought the exertion and excitement may have caused their deaths.

Generally speaking, though, if you're in fair (or better) physical condition (aside from the erectile dysfunction requiring Viagra), you shouldn't have a problem with it. Of course, you'll have discussed all this with your doctor before he (or she) prescribes it.

By Dr. Flash Gordon

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