Prescription drugs for any ailment can actually be an expensive issue. Where patents are unexpired, generic alternatives are not available and people are left with no other choice but to pay more for their medication. This has been the case with Viagra, the most prescribed medication for erectile dysfunction or ED.
Speculation has been going on since 2007 about the availability of a drug for erectile dysfunction eventually being made available over the counter, even in the absence of a prescription. That hope is unlikely to be fulfilled as doctors are very much opposed to the move. But with the expiry of the Pfizer patent, the generic Sildenafil alternative is available at a fraction of the price of the branded product and this in itself makes the treatment more accessible.
Now it is permissible to prescribe the generic versions of the medication legally in
Even though the Pfizer Sildenafil is a medication available on prescription, it can be obtained from websites too. Trusted sites like The Online Clinic help patients suffering from ED obtain these pills online. The Online Clinic is not the only medical service in the UK providing this service to men too embarrassed to see their GP but it is one of the more established healthcare providers specifically licensed to provide this online service.
Having said that, there are other online providers that might not be so trustworthy though they may make the drug available easily. A wide range of people suffering from ED, who are too shy to discuss their issues with the doctor often fall prey to sites selling cheaper versions of the medication that are not actually
An interesting PharmaTimes article about the expiry of ‘Pfizer’s patent on Viagra’ in the UK and states of Europe mentioned that this has given huge scope to companies for embarking into the market for erectile dysfunction medication. The market is expected to be overflowing with various generic versions of the best-seller at highly competitive prices.
With the emergence of genuine generics, which will be massively cheap, many people are asking how they will be able to tell the difference as
Branding is very important because it can have an impact on patient
All products in specifically licensed in the UK market are safe and all contain exactly the right amount of active ingredient. The problem that we need to be vigilant of is that of unlicensed generics. While they will be unlikely to infiltrate the legitimate pharmaceutical supply network, there is a
Whether these issues will become a problem later is yet to be seen.
Under any circumstances, patients who take any medication under prescription must consult a doctor before changing brands. You can consult with Dispensing Doctor online as a guide for patients with ED about the medications that will
Getting a cheap version of the generic Sildenafil may initially look good.
Counterfeiting of medicines is a grave problem today. However, lawful pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer have different
For keeping up with changes that are new in this field, people with conditions like ED may even log on to Patient.co.uk for recent developments.
Sildenafil is not a drug which should be taken without proper medical guidance. There could be side effects as well as allergic reactions from this medication. Some common side effects of sildenafil are
· Stuffiness in the nasal passage
· Facial Flushing
· Pain in the stomach
· Impair hearing
· Difficulty in distinguishing between blue and green
· Sense of ringing in the ear
In case of any issues that might crop up after taking the medication, immediate help from the doctor must be sought.
As the entire world looks forward to the subsequent generation of drugs for erectile disorders, for people whose physicians are sure about Sildenafil citrate being the most viable option, carry on treating ED with the trusted licensed products only. Sites like BMJ also help doctors to monitor developments and take better decisions regarding issues that may become apparent with a particular medication.
Though getting cheap versions of the medication may appear attractive yet it should always be borne in mind that obtaining medication from reliable sources is very important since it is the ‘health factor’ that counts.
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