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Drugs for enhancing potency: an overview of effective remedies


Men suffering from sexual dysfunctions are getting bigger every year.Already by the age of 40, 30% of men have those or other variants of sexual dysfunctions.After 50 years, more than 50% of men are faced with the problem of reducing potency.


The main causes of problems with potency

  • smoking, alcohol and sedentary lifestyle;
  • diseases of the cardiovascular system;
  • obesity;
  • Multiple Sclerosis;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • Mental and somatic diseases;
  • diseases of the genitourinary system, etc.

Important: in case of the first problems with potency, it is recommended to undergo a complete examination with such specialists: sexologist, andrologist, cardiologist, urologist and endocrinologist.

Effective drugs for increasing potency and their differences

Inhibitors of phosphodiesterase type 5

pills This type includes four medicines:

  • Viagra - Sildenafil citrate;
  • Levitra - Vardenafil
  • Zidena - Udenafil
  • Cialis - Tadalafil.

Contraindications for all inhibitors of phosphodiesterases type 5:

  • for men under 18 years of age, as well as for women, the drug is contraindicated;
  • should not be used to treat potency in combination with other drugs;
  • simultaneous reception with organic nitrates in any form is unacceptable;
  • refuse to take if an allergic reaction occurs.

Principle of action, dosage, mode of administration and side effects:

Mechanism of action of this group of drugs selective inhibition of the enzyme PDE5, which is responsible for the breakdown of energy compounds in the cavernous bodies of the penis.The physiological mechanism of erection is that as a result of sexual stimulation, molecules of nitric oxide are released in the cavernous bodies of the penis.As a result, the muscle relaxes, restraining the flow of blood to the cavernous bodies.


Viagra The main active complex is sildenafil( synthesized substance).

Take the drug for an hour or two before intimacy.The duration of action is from four to six hours.The daily dose should not be more than 100 mg.Before taking, do not eat fatty foods, otherwise the absorption slows down and the drug begins to act only after two to three hours.

Side effects of taking Viagra: heartburn, headache and redness of the skin of the face.

Levitra and Cialis

Cialis More modern analogues of Viagra.Take the medicine an hour before the sexual act.The time of action of Cialis is up to 36 hours, Levitra is 12 hours.Do not take more than 20 mg per day.The effect comes faster when taken on an empty stomach.

Of side effects: indigestion, nasal congestion and headache.


Residence A fairly new product.It differs from the previous ones by quick action.It is taken half an hour before the closeness.It has an optimal period of validity - up to 24 hours.Limit dosage per day: 200 mg.Absorption of the drug is high and does not depend on food intake.Has the same contraindications as the rest of the drugs in this group.

NO-synthase activators

activator The effect of the preparations of this group differs from the previous ones.Increased potency provokes an increase in NO production.The most effective drug of this group is the Impaza.

It increases the potency not only by increasing NO activity, but also by relaxing the smooth muscles, which activates the filling of the blood with cavernous bodies in the male genital organ.

Impression increases the strength of an erection, the duration of sexual intercourse and libido.

Note: The advantage of the drug over the others is that it does not affect blood pressure and does not contribute to increased blood flow in the vessels of the heart.With a constant admission a man raises testosterone levels.

Two hours before closeness take two tablets.They are put into the mouth and kept until completely dissolved.

Virtually no contraindications, except allergic reactions.


pills Drugs of this group affect the work of the nervous system.

Iohimbine- acts on the central and peripheral receptors.Stimulate sexual desire.Erection is due to the expansion of the arteries of the small pelvis.

Fentolamine - preparations block the conduct of nerve impulses to the vessels, preventing their spasm, which allows cavernous bodies to normally fill with blood.

Synthetic analogues of prostaglandin E

Effective drug of the group - Alprostadil. Used as an injection or intra-urethra.Suppresses adenylate cyclase, while reducing intracellular calcium.Strengthens the blocking venous mechanism of erection.Relaxes smooth muscles of cavernous bodies.

Spasmolytics myotron

Non-selective phosphoestrase blockers that stimulate arterial dilatation.To this group include drugs: Drotaverin, Papaverin, No-shpa .


Drugs of this group are prescribed by the andrologist or urologist after having been tested for testosterone. The doctor may prescribe injections or tablets, as well as plasters and gels based on testosterone.

Effective drugs of this group: Andriol, nebido, methyltestosterone, sustanol.

Herbal preparations

By properties, these drugs are divided into two categories:

  • result after a single dose;
  • effect is achieved after a course of treatment.

Ginger, ginseng, leaves Damiana, sea horse, yohimbe tree bark, eleutherococcus extract, ylang ylang, lemongrass, pantocrine are non-specific adagens and stimulants that improve the body and work of the reproductive system.

The most effective herbal preparations:

  • Laveron Loveron - exacerbates sensuality and eliminates anorgasmia.Operates with sexual arousal.Does not affect the work of the reproductive system, is not addictive and non-toxic. It is allowed to take with a small amount of alcohol.A tablet is taken one hour before intimacy.The effect lasts up to six hours.
  • Tribestane is a lipid-lowering drug of plant origin with a general strengthening effect.Sexual activity is stimulated by extract of grass of anchors.Helps reduce cholesterol in the blood.Take the drug 1-2 tablets three times a day.The duration of the course is determined by a specialist.
  • Vuka-wuka - take the course or single.The composition of the preparation is a plant complex that is a source of bioflavonoids.Applied for various violations of potency.The drug strengthens the sensations.Take two tablets in course treatment.With a single use, the dosage is increased to 4-5 tablets.Recommend to take two hours before intimacy.

Vitamins for potency enhancement

If the cause of sexual dysfunction is not related to the disease, but is a consequence of an incorrect lifestyle, it is recommended to take vitamins for potency:

  • Vitamin A stimulates reproductive function and enhances potency.
  • Vitamins of group B increase sexual desire and excitement.I stimulate the work of the central nervous system.Increase the production of serotonin.
  • Vitamin C expands blood vessels, increasing blood flow to the cavernous bodies of the male sexual organ.Participates in the synthesis of dopamine, endorphin, serotonin.
  • Vitamin D is responsible for the level of the male hormone in the blood.Stimulates the maturation of spermatozoa and affects the potency.
  • Vitamin E stimulates the production of sex hormones and the maturation of spermatozoa.
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Note: all the above preparations are recommended to be taken only after consultation with your doctor.Only he can appoint a medicine that will suit you.

Radevich Igor Tadeushevich, a doctor and sexologist andrologist of the Center for Family Planning

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