A lot of men suffering from erectile dysfunction start taking Viagra and notice how fast it works. Feeling more comfortable, they ask the next question – if Viagra can be combined with alcohol.
Absolutely allowed to take Viagra with food – it is compatible with all ordinary products. Anyway, it is not recommended to arrange a hearty dinner with many dishes and drinks if you plan to spend a passionate night with your lover.
The answer about alcohol is not so easy. Reasonable portion of good wine or icy whiskey can help to overcome embarrassment, feel relaxed and a bit “free”. Moreover, alcohol itself can stimulate erection and if you take a pill of Viagra at the same time – side effects can interfere into your romantic meeting.
Avoid drinking alcohol with Viagra if you take the pill for the first time – consequences can be unpredictable. Also, for the first time it is important to listen and feel how your body will react to a new medicine.
If you feel stressed or afraid of sexual disappointment, do not fill a glass of whiskey, better go for a walk, gym or swimming pool. This is better way to get rid of sad thoughts.
Necessary to know that alcohol as well as Viagra, tends to lower blood pressure, and in combination it can result in total weakness, dizzying and even loss of consciousness. Surely, you do not plan to let alcohol spoil your sexual performance.
Of course, nothing wrong will happen if you drink a couple of glasses of good (preferably red) wine with your partner but overuse can be dangerous. Is it worth risking?
While taking Viagra it is recommended to restrict alcohol drinking due to the fact that alcohol (ethanol) can be a reason of impotence as well. Alcohol dependence in most cases connected with occurrence of sexual problems. From the first sight it seems that alcohol helps to maximize sensations, and in case of 1-2 glasses it can be true. However, keep in mind that Viagra and ethanol will never be friends and instead of bright night you may get a total collapse.
What can happen if you take Viagra with alcohol:
• effectiveness of the medication is reduced or decreased to zero;
• symptoms of (potential) side effects are worsened (fast heart rate, dizziness, headache);
• period of taking the pills for good erection is prolonged.
Despite the fact that combination of alcohol and Viagra will not cause severe circumstances, doctors usually recommend not to mix them. It is proposed that for some people ethanol suppresses erection, especially if they suffer from erectile dysfunction.
It is also suspected that alcohol blocks the natural process of obtaining and sustaining an erection. It may artificially stimulate erection but this is a temporary solution. This can either decrease the effectiveness of (any) ED medication, or make it useless at all.
Summarizing the above-stated, there is an outcome – do not mix alcohol and Viagra and be sure that your date will last successfully and with mutual pleasure.