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User Reviews for Sildenafil to treat Erectile Dysfunction

Also known as: Viagra, Revatio

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Sildenafil Rating Summary

User Ratings
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50%(159)
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17%(52)
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11%(34)
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8.2/10 Average Rating
318 Ratings with 305 User Reviews

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Reviews for Sildenafil

DC916 July 1, 2019

Viagra (sildenafil): "After being a quadriplegic for 20 years, I found myself in a situation where sex was involved. Though I could get an erection, it was not fully hard an only lasted around 5-10 mins. One 100mg tab and to my surprise after only about 20 mins I felt myself stirring, though they say viagra doesn’t cause erections, in my case it did. My penis stiffened to a hardness not felt since before my accident and stayed that way for almost 3 hours. Amazing, I thought as this was only a trial run and I had no one to share my good fortune. The effects were still felt for about 48 hours with my “normal” erection being harder and longer lasting and, I swear my erection is bigger in thickness and length. Probably from being fully erect after so many years.I am thoroughly pleased with the results, far beyond my expectations. I’m very happy."

10
   
Feeling 20 again June 20, 2019

Viagra (sildenafil): "I’m in my mid 40’s and have not been able to perform for the past few years like I used to. My erections were not strong and would go away quickly before ejaculating. I decided to talk to the Dr. about it and set an appointment. The conversation with the Dr. was easy to have and we spoke about the symptoms. He gave me a few options and we decided on viagra to start with. The doctor prescribed 100mg. With generics now available, I was able to get 30 pills for about $26 from the pharmacy at my local grocery store. I had read reviews and learned about the headaches. I took my first pill with ibuprofen to avoid a headache. About an hour later, things were ready to go. Our first session was great, lasting about 30 minutes and lots of “Wow”s. About 20 minutes later, ready to go again for another 30 minutes. And about 30 minutes after the second session, my wife asked if I was ready for another session, which I was. The only side effect was the flushing, but it was not bad."

10
   
Fifty June 19, 2019

"Starting in my 40s I experimented with Cialis and Viagra as part of my time in non monogamous relationships. By 49, I got a cheap prescription 30mg. One pill ensures erections like when I was 20. It also helps me last longer. It's pretty great."

10
   
T.C · Taken for less than 1 month June 14, 2019

"So I tried sidenafil for the first time.....I took one 20 mg pill and used my pill cutter to cut it in half and It definitely is legit.....I waited like 30 mins and I was ready to go. Wifey was not complaining at all, she was all smiles. To all my males out there if your you are having trouble with erections or your tired a lot (which I can be since I started to work at nights and never got used to it) ...a low dose of sildenafil is worth a shot honestly. The best part is the only side effect I experienced was a little flushed feeling which went away quickly. Drink a few cups of water and take on fairly empty stomach and you will be ready to roll fellas. I don't want to use it all the time but if I want to have a good time with wifey...WHY NOT!!! This stuff is THE TRUTH and will Spark your sex life back up !!!!!!"

9.0
   
Sparks · Taken for less than 1 month June 13, 2019

"I took 60mg and nothing. My Doctor said that I can take up to 4 20mg tablets. If it costs that much and doesn't work for me, what else is there?"

2.0
   
Ian · Taken for 6 months to 1 year June 11, 2019

"I’m 53 years old and in relatively good shape. I’ve been taking generic viagra for about a year to help with the occasional erection issues. It works. I have the 100mg pills that I break in half for a 50mg dose. Always take the pill on an empty stomach, at least a solid 30-45 minutes before it’s time to get busy. It will not provide an instant hard on, as you’ll need to be sexually aroused for it to work. It works great for me. Bigger and thicker, and my refractory period went from hours to about 15-minutes. It might just be me, but sometimes I think it’s still in my system 24-hours later. I get my pills online. SIDE EFFECTS: they are real. For me, it’s a rapid onset of stuffy sinuses (but not a runny nose), and a pretty bad headache in about 30-minutes. Left untreated, my headache would last for hours. So I always take a couple of Aleve at the same time I take the pill."

10
   
East Coast Fred · Taken for less than 1 month June 10, 2019

Viagra (sildenafil): "I took Viagra 50mg tonight for first time. I was able to get an erection and maintain it to orgasm but still experienced some softness during intercourse. Not sure if I should ask the doctor to up my dosage. I did experience facial flushing and some sensitively to light but so far that's it."

7.0
   
Stiffy June 8, 2019

"Late fifties, though I could still get an erection, it could disappear at the drop of a hat. Maintaining it required a lot of focus. Spoke to my doctor and he prescribed 50mg sildenafil. At the local pharmacy, the cost was very high. I eventually found a legit-seeming US online pharmacy. You fill out a form describing your symptoms and overall health and they have a doctor on staff who will prescribe. They give you some input into dosage so I chose 60mg which was close to what my doc had already prescribed. My 60mg dose comes as three 20mg tablets. For me, just one 20mg tab works great. I occasionally take a second if I want to be super ready. So I get 3X the doses out of my script. I usually have no side effects, although I've noticed the flushing and headache once or twice - it's always been very mild. The dose takes 15 or 20 minutes to really kick in. Effects last up to 12 hours for me."

10
   
Robert · Taken for 1 to 2 years May 30, 2019

"Sildenifil also comes in a 100 mg table too. My prescription for 10 tablets costs about $22 with an internet coupon, however you can't use the coupon with a Medicare type Part D supplement and it will not count toward your deductible or as an out of pocket expense. Some stores with not accept the coupon. "

8.0
   
Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month May 16, 2019

"Started with 20mg, within 30 minutes, I had hot flashes and was sweaty, I’m not sure if it was this or not, but I could tell my anxiety was up, and my throat felt tight. This went on for about 90 minutes, there would be no way I could even think about sex during this part. The next thing I found surprising, this sent me straight to the bathroom, I haven’t read anything about this, but it seemed like I had taken a laxative. About 2.5 hours in, things seemed to be subsiding, so I decided to start stimulation. I can say that I probably had one of the better erections in quite some time, but if I was with someone, I don’t know that we would both be 100% okay with it. I did my thing, and about an hour later, I was erect again. I did wake up with a slight headache, and I didn’t sleep the greatest throughout the night. The other thing I found odd, about 18 hours in, I started to have little pings in my chest. About 24 hours later now, I’m just super fatigued."

7.0
   
YT · Taken for less than 1 month April 28, 2019

Viagra (sildenafil): "Works so well. Felt a bit “high” on it, but I’ll take that over not being able to perform."

8.0
   
Joe · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 25, 2019

"After taking 100mg of sildenafil I waited for the fireworks to begin but I fell flat. I tried a second time with the same results and then a third time no dice. I had 8 so I decided to finish the bottle and if I got no results I wouldn’t renew prescription. Well on the 6th pill I guess something broke loose and I got harder than arithmetic and it’s been that way ever since. I’m very happy it worked out and my wife is happy at least twice a week."

10
   
fethi · Taken for 6 months to 1 year April 19, 2019

"I'm 63 years old and in fairly good health. Usually take sildenafil 40mg (2 pills) and in 30 minutes and I am ready to go. Firmer and thicker. Plus manscaping really helps the appearance. As someone mentioned in October, condoms way easier to put on. Also, I do not wilt immediately after - an added bonus. Seems like only married guys posting on here. What about guys having occasional sex? Firmness also helps me do different positions than I could with a weaker rod. "

9.0
   
Maximus · Taken for 6 months to 1 year April 16, 2019

"I agree with what "back in the game" said 10/26/2018. If you can enter a condom you can enter a woman. A condom is extremely difficult to apply without a full erection. Test sildenafil on a condom first. I have also had luck trimming the bush. Don't know if this is psychosomatic or what, but it works, or at least helps. Makes me look bigger/feel bigger. I feel fuller and firmer. Also, my erections don't wilt right after sex. Sildenafil stays in my system. Can go again within the hour if needed. Don't always ejaculate a 2nd time, but that is ok. Have had no over-the-counter that worked at all. "

9.0
   
Oldbod · Taken for 5 to 10 years April 11, 2019

Viagra (sildenafil): "I'm 72 years old and first used sildenafil 7 years ago after a family tragedy 'killed' my libido for about a month. On restarting sex only a soft erection was possible and no penetration. I got prescribed sildenafil 50mg and right from first use it was very successful and took away the anxiety. Have used this ever since and am always very hard and capable of any penetration. Facial flushing/slight headache only side effects. Now use 75mg dose and wait 90mins to make sure if had some alcohol."

8.0
   
Woody · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 5, 2019

"I’m 61 years old and was experiencing mild ED so now I take three 20mg sildenafil tablets about and hour before doing the wild thing and amazing things happen like they did when I was in my 20’s. My wife has said “OH MY GOD!” more times in the last month than in the previous 5 years. Makes us feel young again."

Fredgordon · Taken for less than 1 month March 19, 2019

"I began having problems with ED in my early 40’s but it became progressively worse as I aged (I’m 48 now). I finally had “the talk” with my Doctor last week and he prescribed Sidenafil and the results have been better than I could have hoped. My wife and I made a game out of it. I took it and after about 30 minutes I could feel it coming on. We had sex 3 times in the next couple of hours. She and I both loved it. I got the same results last night. In fact, I’ve even had great sex when I hadn’t taken it. The only side effects I’ve experienced is mild flushing. As for advice? If your having problems with ED go to your doctor, I waited WAY too long. And keep your partner in the loop, they’ll be in for a for a few “long nights” anyway!"

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FL · Taken for less than 1 month March 17, 2019

"Just tried 40 mg of Sildenafil and it worked great. I'm 52 y/o male with very minor ED issue. Took it around 11 PM and was ready to go right away. We fooled around for a while and I was erect, then we went to sleep (no longer erect), then around 8 AM the next day when I needed it the medicine was still working (got erect right away). Dr. advised that it works for up to 24 hours and it seemed to be the case! So far, so good! I should have got them sooner!"

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Louisville slugger · Taken for less than 1 month March 13, 2019

"Sildenafil is amazing I took 80mg the first time and my wife and me could not believe how hard It was after the third time my wife said it felt to hard and asked me to start taking less of them. So it’s working great for me I’m only got 30 but might have the doctor prescribe me more. I got slight head ache but worth it"

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Jake · Taken for less than 1 month February 28, 2019

"I'm 68 years old I get semi hard and can still climax but not hard enough for penetration . My Dr prescribed Sildenafil Citrate 100mg. I first I tried a half pill 50mg no luck didn't work. A few days later tried the whole pill 100mg no go. This doesn't work for me. I've only taken 2 pills so far and will no longer use it as it's a big waste of money."

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Patrick Star · Taken for 1 to 2 years February 10, 2019

"I don't necessarily need this medication each time I have intercourse but when I do use it I have fantastic results. Feel like a teenager again (LOL). This med has worked every time and the girls I've been with, young and old, have never been let down with the erections I get with this medication. It seems it work for many hours for me. A++"

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Fred · Taken for less than 1 month January 28, 2019

"Sildenafil did not work for me at all, not even the 100 MG pill. This drug is a total waste of my money for me. You can't contact the manufacture to try to get answers about it."

1.0
   
Anonymous January 22, 2019

Viagra (sildenafil): "I am 37 with ED problem. When I first got 25 mg doses it didn't work for me. I then tried the 100mg dose and it worked. So it's just the perfect dose. It varies from person to person and their medical conditions."

A bit younger · Taken for less than 1 month January 14, 2019

"So I’m younger then a lot of the posts on here, but for whatever reason for the past couple years I had never been fully hard, and recently I wasn’t able to get hard at all. A lot of anxiety came with that when it came to sex and I think it just made it worse and worse (I stress pretty easily) got all the tests done on prostate, testosterone, etc. everything looked pretty good, my doctor recommended this. I took 60mg and 45 minutes in I could tell it was working. I told my wife to meet me in the room, and we had amazing sex. I came before her but was still rock hard so was able to keep going until she did (and was still hard after that) such a great feeling to be able to do that. I think I’m gonna try 40mg next time cause I probably could’ve gone 3 more times haha. I highly recommend, and apparently there’s a lot of younger guys with this issue, you’re not alone!"

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Jonny · Taken for 2 to 5 years January 2, 2019

"I am 75 years old in good health and have been taking generic Viagra 100mg for 5 years with great results. Side effects are flushing, headache, vision (everything seems brighter and whiter). Alcohol is a definite no! I can achieve erection up to 24 hours after taking the medication. I have tried Cialis which works equally as well but has additional side effects such as pain in the thighs and back. Definitely recommend taking Viagra for a fulfilling sexual experience!"

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