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Viagra to become over-the-counter medicine, MHRA rules

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Safe medication - yes - but shame we'll miss out on cases where it's a first presentation of undiagnosed peripheral vascular disease, diabetes, etc. They say they won't give to those with high CVRA risk - this depends on this having been calculated, requiring info from primary care. Erectile Dysfunction also increasing in incidence in younger men due to psychosocial issues, unrealistic expectations etc which need a whole different type of management - framing ED as a simple condition with one unifying panacea of a small blue pill seems narrow-minded. My view is that first assessment - doctor - subsequent prescribing etc - pharmacist.

Posted date

30 Nov 2017

Posted time

11:54am

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