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Beware club drugs and Viagra

couple dancing in night clubClub drugs include Ecstasy (MDMA), the ‘date rape drug’ (Rohypnol), Crystal meth or Speed (Methamphetamine), acid (LSD), Special K (Ketamine) and Poppers (amyl nitrates). Increasingly the dangers of these drugs are escalated by taking more than one at the same time.

Typically taken at raves, parties, and clubs, these drugs are used to enhance or distort sensations and perceptions, to feel euphoric, and experience greater enjoyment. They are perceived to increase self-confidence and physical energy.

Of course these drugs are illegal for a reason. They have adverse effects and can be dangerous, even fatal. Problems arise from toxicity due to excessive dose, from interactions, and due to impurities. Illegal drugs are not monitored for quality. Read in full

Alternative erectile dysfunction treatments

new erectile dysfunction treatmentsMost men with erectile dysfunction take tablets known medically as PDE5 inhibitors. These include Viagra/sildenafil, Cialis/tadalafil, or Levitra/vardenafil. However there are some less familiar treatments, including some less well known PDE5 inhibitors tablets and a medicine known as alprostadil. Alprostadil comes as cream, insertable pellet or injection and works directly on the penis. Read in full

New: Spedra (avanafil) for erectile dysfunction

Packs of Spedra: 50mg, 100mg, 200mg

Spedra (avanafil) is a new fast acting prescription drug for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). It works in a similar way to older well established ED drugs, Viagra/sildenafil, Cialis/tadalafil, and Levitra/vardenafil. These medications are all known as PDE5 inhibitors. They work by increasing the blood flow to the penis at times of sexual stimulation.

Stimulation is required before these tablets will work. If there is no stimulation, tablets remain inactive and active ingredients are eliminated harmlessly from the body over a day or so. Read in full