The estimated risk of Viagra side effects

In males with erectile dysfunction Viagra is successfully used to promote accomplishment of sexually operational erections. This medicine is actually recommended by most experts in male sexual health. Viagra is offered as the first-line therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction if a male is generally healthy and has no contraindications for its usage.

The medicine belongs to selectively acting PDE type 5 inhibitors which provide the beneficial blood circulation improvement. The whole body may benefit from the Viagra treatment as it boosts the blood flow to the male organ and increases the normal blood circulation within the penis.

There were lots of significant studies provided the evidence that this medicine is very safe for use in males who suffer from impotence. Though it may be contraindicated for some categories of males.

Males who are older than 65 years of age may have decreased function of the liver or kidneys, so they may have side effects produced by higher doses of Viagra. Such patients need lower doses of this medicine to avoid any negative effects to the body.

The cardiovascular effects of Viagra may be observed only in males who already have the problems with heart. Such side effects as arrhythmia, hypertension are reported by males who experience unstable angina, cardiac failure and other serious problems.

So the cardiovascular status of a patient should be determined before the treatment with Viagra is started.

The side effects related to vision are reported rarely and occur in males with eye conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa, NAION in eyes and other eye issues. The males who know or suspect about their vision problems should inform their doctors before they start the treatment with Viagra.

The same relates to otic effects which Viagra may produce. Deafness, pain in the ears, decreased hearing were rarely reported by males.

Possible prolonged erections such as priapism can be resulted from Viagra usage. Still there is no proof that this condition has its roots in Viagra treatment. The preventative measures may be to inform your doctor if you have previously had priapism, suffer from sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, leukemia and other blood cell conditions. Such patients may be recommended to avoid using Viagra and any other PDE-5 inhibitors.

Generally patients, who are prescribed to use Viagra, need to learn about the main component in the medicine and its effects on the body. If they know about the risks possible to their health, they must not use Viagra.