Viagra Connect: An End to Erectile Dysfunction

Viagra ConnectErectile dysfunction affects thousands of men of all ages. Due to potential embar­ras­sment, it is assumed that many of these men do not seek treatment from a doctor to address the problem. In order to combat the issue, Viagra has now been licensed as an over-the-counter (OTC) medicine and is available to buy online at Chemist 2 Customer.

The OTC version of the medicine is called Viagra Connect and contains the exact same active ingredient (sildenafil citrate) as prescription-only Viagra. Whereas prescription Viagra is available in a range of dosage amounts, Viagra Connect is sold only in 50mg tablets. In clinical trials, around 74% of men reported achieving and sustaining an erection for up to four hours, with effects commencing in around 60 minutes.

Viagra ConnectThere were many reasons cited by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for making Viagra Connect available without prescription. The plan was considered to be 'safe and patient-centred' and also reduces pressure on GPs' time. As Viagra is readily available to buy illicitly online, allowing it to be sold by registered pharmacies will improve safety and ease of access to the medicine.

Though a prescription is not required to purchase Viagra Connect, potential patients will have to complete a medical assessment, which can be carried out online. The purpose of this assessment is to ensure that Viagra Connect is suitable for any particular patient; the product is not suitable for people with personal or family history of eye problems, sufferers of leukaemia, sickle-cell anaemia or multiple myeloma, people with kidney, liver or heart problems, patients with high blood pressure and those taking certain medications.

Find out more about Viagra Connect on the Chemist 2 Customer website.

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