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If you're having trouble gaining or maintaining an erection, one of the most commonly known treatments is the use of certain medications. However, as with any new treatment, it’s important to understand both the benefits and drawbacks of these drugs; including potential side effects.

Typical Erectile Dysfunction medications work in a similar fashion – by blocking the PDE5 enzyme, they increase blood flow into the penis upon sexual arousal. For many, this is sufficient, removing one of the key issues that prevents users from gaining erections; although in some cases, users have found that the drugs end up unable to maintain the erection or create side effects that might be hard to ignore.

Potential Drawbacks of ED Medication

In some cases, medications used to help with the symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction can come with side effects. While the most common issues are relatively minor, including facial reddening and headaches, there’s a risk of more severe consequences – particularly for those with preexisting heart issues, with potential side effects including heart attacks and strokes.

It’s also worth considering the time delay necessitated by the use of any ED medication. some drug options taking over an hour to kick in, they may not be the ideal choice for spontaneous use.

Here are a few other facts to consider about ED medication:

  • Won’t increase libido
  • Like other treatments, these drugs won’t cure the root cause of ED issues

Medication Alternatives

Alternatives to Erectile Dysfunction drugs include vacuum pumps like VaxAid. By forming a vacuum around the penis, vacuum pumps draw in blood and quickly form a lasting erection after just a few minutes of use. We’ve designed VaxAid to be incredibly easy-to-use and effective, improving sexual health and ability and helping men to regain confidence.

With a discreet, simple-to-use design, VaxAid can be used by anyone suffering from ED. As the first ED hydro pump on the market, VaxAid can be used in water or air, while the advanced design of VaxAid Deluxe makes it easy to reach the maximum safe level of pressure for optimal results.

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