Men’s health is one of the most important components of reproductive health and happy married life, so its problems should be treated with great responsibility and attention. Loss of erection, the development of erectile dysfunction lead to serious changes in the mood, psychological state. This pathology should be treated with various means in complex therapy, including drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Drugs of synthetic origin
Synthetic drugs for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction help to quickly increase the potency by artificially accelerating blood circulation in the penis. The most famous in this category: Viagra, Cialis, Levitra. They must be taken an hour before the planned sexual intercourse. They are effective in 90% of cases. With frequent use, they are dangerous for the body, have a number of side effects. These side effects include headache, digestive disorders, gastrointestinal tract, mental and visual impairment. It is forbidden to take these medications with other drugs containing nitrates or alcohol.
PDE 5 inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors take the leading place among the main treatment options for erectile dysfunction. In its natural form, PDEs exist in the body, distributed throughout the body. When taking inhibitors orally, the action of the enzyme is blocked, the number of cyclic GMP increases and the muscles of the penis relax. The effect of nitric oxide increases, which supports the expansion of the cavernous vessels. You can take this drug once a day, one hour before the sexual intercourse. It is forbidden to combine it with nitroglycerin and agents containing nitrates. Possible side effects include nasal congestion, headache, muscle pain, but mild and rare. What names can be distinguished in this category: Cialis (tadalafil); Stendra (avanafil); Viagra (sildenafil); Levitra (vardenafil).
Homeopathic medicines to increase potency
Homeopathic medicine is the personal choice of everyone since the effectiveness of homeopathy is still not clinically proven. However, the use of such drugs is popular. If erectile dysfunction is mental in origin, then homeopathy can help, even by acting on the principle of placebo. Common drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction: Lycopodium, Phos acid, Argentum castus.
Drugs that increase testosterone levels
Testosterone is the main hormone of the male body, without which sexual activity is impossible. Sometimes the cause of erectile dysfunction can be caused by the decrease in this hormone concentration, then a remedy for erectile dysfunction can be administered, which increases the amount of testosterone – androgen. Some drugs for impotence are androgens. They stimulate natural hormone production (Evo-test, Parity, Tribulus, Vitrix), others replace its action (Androgel, Nebido, Sustanon 250). These substances are released in the forms of injection solutions, gels, tablets.
E-1 prostaglandins are often used for intracavernous injections. They are synthesized by the prostate gland, provoke vessels dilation and muscle cells of the cavernous bodies, which quickly increases blood flow. It is suitable for different types of erectile dysfunction – neurogenic, psychogenic, vascular, urogenital. They have high-efficiency rates and minimal side effects.
Yohimbine hydrochloride for potency
The Yohimbe tree and its bark are considered powerful natural stimulants of male libido and potency. The extract of this bark – yohimbine – is used to produce drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, prostatitis, male menopause, psychogenic impotence. The drug affects adrenoreceptors, weakens the effect of serotonin, has an antidiuretic effect. It is contraindicated in people with arterial diseases (hypertension, hypotension), renal insufficiency and gastric or duodenal ulcer. It is undesirable to take this herbal supplement with antidepressants, adaptogens and adrenoceptor agonists. They are incompatible and badly affect the action of each other. Method of application – 1-3 times a day orally washed down with water, during a meal.