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Sildenafil citrate, sold as Viagra, Revatio and under various other trade names, is a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It was developed and is being marketed by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. It acts by inhibiting cGMP specific phosphodiesterase type 5, an enzyme that regulates blood flow in the penis. Since becoming available in 1998, sildenafil has been the prime treatment for erectile dysfunction; its primary competitors on the market are tadalafil (Cialis) and vardenafil (Levitra). It is frequently called the 'blue pill'.
Hormone blocker shocker: Drug costs 8 times more when used for kids

Hormone blocker shocker: Drug costs 8 times more when used for kids

ED drug labels should inform patients about plant-based diet's ability to fight disease

ED drug labels should inform patients about plant-based diet's ability to fight disease

Viagra may cause long lasting visual disturbances finds study

Viagra may cause long lasting visual disturbances finds study

Scientists urge further caution on use of Viagra for fetal therapy

Scientists urge further caution on use of Viagra for fetal therapy

Viagra enables rapid and efficient hematopoietic stem cell mobilization in mice

Viagra enables rapid and efficient hematopoietic stem cell mobilization in mice

Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery

Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery

New study welcomes TGA’s decision to step back from prohibiting poppers

New study welcomes TGA’s decision to step back from prohibiting poppers

Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease

Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease

Erectile dysfunction can affect a man's quality of life, but treatable

Erectile dysfunction can affect a man's quality of life, but treatable

Viagra effectively treats urinary tract symptoms associated with prostate enlargement

Viagra effectively treats urinary tract symptoms associated with prostate enlargement

Viagra's non-blood pressure effect successfully mimics vasopressin action

Viagra's non-blood pressure effect successfully mimics vasopressin action

Pfizer submits regulatory filings for Revatio (sildenafil citrate) as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension

Pfizer submits regulatory filings for Revatio (sildenafil citrate) as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension