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Taking Viagra Without Erectile Dysfunction is ok?

Julian Carter
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For men’s sexual health, Viagra (Sildenafil) was the first oral medicine to receive FDA approval, but taking Viagra without Erectile Dysfunction is ok?

5.3 million prescriptions for this drug were written within six months after its approval in 1998.

Less than 4% of men sought Erectile Dysfunction (ED) treatment before Viagra’s introduction. 

But after that, 20% of males admitted to using Viagra in the following two years. 

Today, despite an estimated 30 million men in the U.S. suffering from ED, medicine is often recommended.

However, other people take drugs like Viagra off-label, which means they do so even if they don’t have ED. 

You should always consult your doctor beforehand because doing this can be harmful.

This article below will discuss the dangers of using Viagra and similar drugs off-label.

Taking Viagra without Erectile Dysfunction

Taking Viagra without EDSource: Elnur
Taking Viagra without ED

Some people use Viagra even when they don’t have Erectile Dysfunction, but this is not advised and can be dangerous. 

Besides the usual Viagra side effects, additional risks may be associated with how the medication is obtained.

Some of the common Viagra side effects are

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Flushing
  • Upset Stomach
  • Low Blood Pressure

Some legitimate pharmacies, for example, will dispense Viagra if you have a prescription. 

However, some people obtain Viagra for recreational use without a prescription.

Warning
If you don’t have ED, never take Viagra. But if you are suffering from ED consult your doctor for the right dosage and only then take Viagra.

This is especially dangerous because these pills may be contaminated with other substances. 

ED pills are among the most commonly counterfeited medications.

Why do people take Viagra off-label

Even those who do not have ED may choose to use Viagra off-label to improve their sexual experience. 

Numerous investigations have revealed that this is indeed the case.

Virtually anyone can obtain Viagra or similar drugs due to their easy availability. 

However research shows that recreational Viagra use appears to be common among people.

Off-label Viagra use has links to illegal drug use and higher rates of sexual risk behavior as well.

To know how Viagra works to treat ED in men. Read: How does Viagra Work?

Several studies link it to substance abuse and misuse of prescription drugs such as sedatives, painkillers, etc.

The aftermath of taking Viagra without ED

The aftermath of taking Viagra without EDSource: Pexels
The aftermath of taking Viagra without ED

Several side effects are associated with medications like Viagra. Regardless of why you’re taking the drug, you could still feel them.

Typical side effects of Viagra include

Furthermore, Viagra can have serious side effects, especially if you take other medications. 

Taking Viagra while taking Nitrates could result in dangerously low blood pressure.

Viagra may lower blood pressure when taken alongside other blood pressure drugs.

Furthermore, drugs like Viagra can cause Priapism which can cause harm. 

If this happens, you must seek medical attention immediately.

As previously stated, purchasing recreational Viagra and similar drugs can harm your health. 

This is because fake drugs may be contaminated with undesirable substances such as printer ink or commercial paint.

Conclusion

Viagra and similar medications can help men with ED improve their sexual function. 

However, some men who do not have ED use these medications without a prescription to improve their sexual performance.

You should not take Viagra or similar medications without a prescription. 

It’s dangerous because of the side effects, potential contaminants in illegal pills, and the risk of 
developing ED.

Viagra headache, dizziness, flushing, back pain, etc., are some of the most common side effects of Viagra.

Contaminated Viagra pills might contain substances like printer ink or commercial paint. 

These can prove harmful to your health.

Fact
Priapism: It is a prolonged penile erection. The full or partial erection lasts for several hours or is not caused by sexual stimulation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you take Viagra without ED?

No, taking Viagra without having an ED or doctor’s prescription can have severe side effects on your body.

What happens if you take Viagra without Erectile Dysfunction?

Taking Viagra without ED can have several side effects such as headache, dizziness, back pain, flushing etc.

Can I take Viagra only when needed?

If necessary, you can take it every day. However, you should not take Viagra more than once per day.

Is it safe to take Viagra without Erectile Dysfunction?

Some people use Viagra when they don’t have ED, but this is not advised and can be dangerous.

What does Viagra do to a man without Erectile Dysfunction?

However, Viagra use in healthy men does not improve erections and may have negative health effects.

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