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The Blue Pill for Men

What is the blue pill?

The Blue Pill for Men

What is the blue pill?

Dr Zenon Andreou

"Viagra is a prescription-only medication, as it is not suitable for everyone. It should be used by males over 18 only, and never by women. " - Dr Zenon Andreou

Dr Zenon Andreou

"Viagra is a prescription-only medication, as it is not suitable for everyone. It should be used by males over 18 only, and never by women. "

Dr Zenon Andreou

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Viagra is called the blue pill because it’s a blue diamond-shaped pill made by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. Viagra which is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED), contains the active ingredient ‘sildenafil citrate’ which works by increasing the blood flow to your penis and making it easier to get and keep an erection. 

Taking sildenafil alone will not cause an erection – you need to be aroused in order for it to work. 

There are products both online and in shops that are marketed as herbal alternatives to Viagra, sometimes they may use the term blue pill as well. This can be misleading as you might think they’re selling actual Viagra when they’re not. 

Last reviewed: 02/04/2020 by Dr Simran Deo