There comes a point in many men’s lives where they look down at their ‘little chap’ and plead with it to do its job properly. The clothes are off, the music is on, but the party just can’t get started. In fact, around half of men in the 40 to 70 age range go through Erectile Dysfunction in one way or another, and many younger men experience similar performance issues due to stress (blame that PowerPoint you were up all night planning for the morning meeting), tiredness (blame that PowerPoint…), or the effects of alcohol (looking at you, again, PowerPoint…) Naturally, with sex playing an important role in our emotional and personal lives, drug companies have come up with some pretty effective solutions to help men who cant get an erection.
Whats in Kamagra?
One drug aimed at the Erectile Dysfunction market is called Kamagra. This is the trade name for a drug containing sildenafil citrate, the same active ingredient from the world-famous Viagra. It works by blocking a specific enzyme and relaxing the muscles, freeing up blood flow to the penis. But because Pfizer’s Viagra patent doesn’t apply in India, other companies are able to use this technology under different names and export it around the world. It’s not licensed for sale or use in the UK, however.
Is Kamagra for ED Safe?
It’s illegal to buy Kamagra in the UK, regardless of whether it’s imported or not. It is illegal to buy prescription medications without a doctor’s prescription. Yet, some guys who want to fix their bedroom problems have turned to buying this drug online. They will do anything avoid seeing their doctor for an Erectile Dysfunction prescription. But don’t forget that doctors have seen it all. There is literally nothing that could embarrass them. But not only is it illegal to buy prescription medications without a prescription, it’s also pretty dangerous. If a website is happy to break the law sending you illegal drugs, who’s to say that they are even the drugs that have been advertised? Cheaper knock-off versions of branded drugs are rife on the black market, and with no regulation, could contain ingredients dangerous enough to kill you. And that’s definitely more disappointing for your partner than a floppy penis.
Anything not licensed in the UK means it has not been verified for effectiveness and safety. Using Kamagra for erectile dysfunction is definitely on the not on the list of approved medicines. Prescription medications are often risky to take for certain groups of people, while very safe for others. That’s why it’s so important that your doctor – or legitimate online pharmacies – gives you the OK before prescribing something which could otherwise be harmful. Seeing your healthcare professional also provides the chance to rule out more serious conditions; some erection problems are caused by high blood pressure or diabetes, so it’s better to spot those early on rather than keep them buried in secrecy.
Instead of using Kamagra for Erectile Dysfunction, the NHS offers a range of treatment options for ED, including cognitive therapy when there is a psychological cause, vacuum pumps (effective for 90% of men who cant get an erection) and prescription medication. The brands available (each with a different active ingredient) are: Viagra (sildenafil), Cialis (tadalafil), Levitra (vardenafil), and Spedra (Avanafil), and have been tested for safety and efficiency in solving erection problems. They all work in basically the same way, by blocking particular enzymes to increase blood flow.
No man should ever need to feel disappointed or frustrated again. There’s enough proper treatment available that the clothes can stay off, the music can stay on, and the party can get started.
There are other ways to increase your potency without medication. Please see: How to increase your potency for more information on ED medications