What is erectile dysfunction (ED)?
What are the symptoms of erectile dysfunction?
ED is when a man is unable to get an erection or keep it long enough to have penetrative sex or masturbate. It can affect relationships and confidence, but ED is treatable.
What causes erectile dysfunction?
Can erectile dysfunction be cured?
What erectile dysfunction medications are there?
There are lots of treatments available for erectile dysfunction. These include well-known medications such as Viagra and it's generic version sildenafil. Others include Cialis - which is generic tadalafil - Spedra and Levitra.
Find out more about ED treatment options here.
Strength and dosage (mg) for erectile dysfunction medication
The higher the dosage of the tablet, the stronger the effect of the treatment. It won't work faster, or for longer. Any side effects you experience will be stronger as well. We usually advise you to choose a low dose if it's your first time taking that treatment.
Are there any side effects to erectile dysfunction medication?
Side effects vary, but can include headaches, flushing, nausea, back pain or indigestion.
Are there any other treatments for erectile dysfunction?
Counselling can help if stress or anxiety are causing your ED. Devices like vacuum pumps or constriction rings can also be effective. Non-prescription remedies and pills for sale online are often not regulated. For your safety, we advise you to avoid these.
Why are health checks important when you have ED?
ED can often be a symptom of a health condition affecting your blood vessels and heart. These can include high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol. We advise you to have a health check to check there is no underlying condition causing your ED.
Is Is erectile dysfunction common?
ED affects most men at some point in their lives. It may only happen once, or it may be a regular issue. It can be a part of ageing, though it can happen at any age. While ED can be embarrassing, it's common and treatable.
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Complete your online consultation questionnaire, which will take about 5 minutes. One of our expert clinicians will review your answers and recommend a treatment and dose suitable for you. You can collect your treatment from a local ParcelShop or arrange home delivery. All our treatments come in plain, unbranded packaging.