Erectile dysfunction drugs in Ghana

Erectile dysfunction drugs in Ghana, Types of Viagra in Ghana.

Erectile dysfunction medically can mean any of the following sexual problems: weak erection, impotence, premature ejaculation, watery sperm, low sperm count and low libido. Erectile dysfunction is the commonest cause of male infertility in Ghana and also globally. According to Harvard Medical School: “Premature ejaculation, usually defined as ejaculation within one minute of starting intercourse”.

Fortunately, erectile dysfunction is treatable most times with drugs, exercise and sometimes even surgery. Here are the common medications used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in Ghana.

Erectile dysfunction drugs in Ghana:

1. Viagra/Sildenafil

The most popular medicine used in the treatment of weak erection and premature ejaculation in Ghana. It helps a man to sustain erection , arousal and also to last longer in bed.

Sildenafil is used to treat male sexual function problems (impotence or erectile dysfunction-ED). In combination with sexual stimulation, sildenafil works by increasing blood flow to the penis to help a man get and keep an erection. Be informed that sidenafil does not protect against sexually transmitted infections like HIV, Hepatitis B, Syphilis, Gonorrhoea etc. Use Viagra with condoms.

Erectile dysfunction drugs in Ghana
Blue pills are commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction in Ghana

2. Vigomax Forte capsule.

Vigomax forte combines herbs like Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Kapikachchhu (Mucuna pruriens) and Gokhshur (Tribulus terrestris) to enhance male sexual performance. It helps to relieve performance related anxiety, improves libido and sexual stamina. A very popular herbal supplements for erectile dysfunction in Ghana. Vigomax forte capsule price in Ghana is around GHC 30 Ghana Cedis.

3. Dapoxetine/Priligy

Used for the treatment of depression related erectile dysfunction. Dapoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) drug which has specially been developed for the treatment of premature ejaculation. It increases the time it takes to ejaculate and can improve the control over the ejaculation. It starts to work very quickly, so it is taken when you anticipate having sex, rather than every day. You have to take it 1-3 hours before you have sex.

SSRIs useful for treating premature ejaculation include the following:

Sertraline
Paroxetine
Fluoxetine
Citalopram
Dapoxetine

4. Clomipramine

Trade name is anafranil. Clomipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) that has been found effective at a daily dose of 25 mg or 50 mg for premature ejaculation (PE) in multiple studies. Originally clomipramine is used in the treatment of obsessive compulsive hyperactivity disorder.

5. Paroxetine

Men who decide to have treatment with medication usually choose a type of drug known as selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which are usually taken as tablets. SSRIs like paroxetine are typically used to treat depression. When treating premature ejaculation, one of their side effects becomes useful: SSRIs also increase the time it takes until ejaculation occurs.

6. Local Anaesthetics

Creams, gels or sprays that contain a local anesthetic are an alternative. They are applied to the male organ and make it less sensitive. Being less sensitive may be a side effect in the long run.

Sources:

WebMd

Informedhealth.org

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