sildenafil


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sil·den·a·fil

 (sĭl-dĕn′ə-fĭl)
n.
A drug, C22H30N6O4S, used to treat sexual dysfunction by increasing the level of cyclic GMP, which increases blood flow to erectile tissues.

[Perhaps alteration of s(ulfon)yl + (pyrimi)dine + ph(en)yl.]
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Noun1.sildenafil - virility drug (trade name Viagra) used to treat erectile dysfunction in men
anti-impotence drug, virility drug - drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
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sildenafil

n sildenafil m, sildenafilo (INN)
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Researchers at the University of New South Wales studied the effects of sildenafil on vision due to reports of transient vision disturbances with patients taking the erectile dysfunction drug.
According to some researches, sildenafil citrate is effective in treatment of orgasm as well as arousal disorders and increase of females' sexual experiences (15-18).
Washington, May 18 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that sildenafil, the erectile dysfunction drug sold as Viagra and now under consideration as a treatment for heart failure, affects males and females very differently.
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