How does sildenafil work in the body?

Sildenafil (Viagra) works by inhibiting the enzyme PDE5. This means that cGMP is not hydrolysed as fast and this allows the smooth muscle to relax. Sildenafil is a potent and highly selective inhibitor of PDE5. These meds only work when sexually aroused because the brain really is the master sex organ.

Does sildenafil work like Viagra? Sildenafil and Viagra work the same; they’re equally effective, require the same amount of time to take effect, and they work for the same duration. The main difference between Sildenafil and Viagra is the branding and the price. Viagra tablets inevitably cost more than the generic Sildenafil medication.

Can You overdose on sildenafil? THE effects of an overdose of sildenafil, often known by trade name Viagra, are no joke. It doesn’t just work on the penis. An overdose can cause chest pain, nausea, a racing pulse, and fainting from low blood pressure. It can even lead to loss of consciousness, brain haemorrhage and death.

Does sildenafil affect blood pressure? Viagra(Sildenafil) is a vasodilator (that is, a drug that dilates blood vessels), and consequently it lowers the systolic blood pressure (the “top” number in blood pressure measurements) by an average of 8 mmHg.

Can sildenafil be taken daily? Sildenafil can be used in a daily dosage ranging from 25mg to 100mg, but the dosage of 50mg is the optimal choice for most men.