Men with troubles of getting erections cannot have normal sex. The risk for impotence or erectile dysfunction increases with age, but other factors can contribute to development of this male sexual dysfunction.
Scientists also suggest that infrequent sex can lead to impotence and other sexual problems. Regular sexual activity, healthy lifestyle, avoidance of alcohol, drug abuse and smoking can preserve potency and maintain functional erections.
The simple things which can protect men from ED are all related to maintaining good health and addressing the problem to a specialist immediately when it first occurs.
The proper treatment options for men with impotence can help return them to normal sexual activity and prevent many problems related to erectile dysfunction.
Some men with impotence react well to the treatment of underlying condition which causes the sexual problem. It can be one of the most common diseases like diabetes, atherosclerosis, hypertension or heart diseases. Others find the treatment in medications used to get and keep erections.
The FDA has approved several prescription drugs to manage impotence in men. They are used orally to improve male’s sexual capacity and restore normal erectile function.
Today four oral medications are available for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. They work to relax the muscles around the penis and boost blood flow to the organ. The erection occurs naturally with sexual stimulation.
The medications approved for use in men with impotence are Viagra (Sildenafil), Cialis (Tadalafil), Levitra/Staxyn (Vardenafil), Stendra (Avanafil).
All these medications were proven safe and effective during various clinical trials.
Viagra and Cialis are the most popular drugs and are considered best –sellers on the market of oral anti-impotence drugs. Levitra and Staxyn are commonly used by older men. Stendra appeared on the market not long time ago and is thought to be one of the most effective and safest medications used for impotence treatment.
The differences between the medicines are in how long they work in the body and how quickly they begin to work. So, the choice of the medicine can be influenced by response of a person to the medicine, individual preferences and other factors.
Viagra takes about 30-45 minutes to start its work. Levitra also needs about 30 minutes. Staxyn dissolves fast in the mouth and begins to work within 15 minutes after taking it.
Cialis can take about 30 minutes to produce the effects. Stendra can start working within 15 minutes.
On the average Viagra lasts for about 4 hours, Levitra can stay active longer –for about 5 hours. Stendra lasts for 6 hours. And the absolute winner is Cialis with the time of action up to 36 hours.
A man with impotence can try any of these medicines with regard to his general health and individual demands. The switch to the other medicine is possible.
Before application of any of the oral anti-impotence agents it is necessary to consult a general practitioner. Sometimes men can be advised to avoid using these medicines due to other health disease or intake of other potent drugs such as nitrates.