The Most Effective Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction

The human sexual function is excessively socialized, more than any other natural function of the body. Of course, food intake, urination, and defecation are also subject to a fairly tight control, but they are nor subjects to such a reverential attitude, as male opportunity to perform sexual intercourse. It is not strange, because in the depths of subconscious people still feel like animals, and animals for some reason still serve as a model of strong potency.

Therefore, along with the search for philosopher’s stone the best minds of mankind throughout history engaged in potions invention, allowing men instantly come to a state of extreme excitement and achieve an incredible erection.

erectile dysfunctionViagra

viagraManufacturer: USA;
Ingredients: sildenafil citrate;
Pharmaceutical form: blue, diamond-shaped pills of 25, 50 and 100 mg. One or four pills in carton pack;
Mechanism of action: the drug dilates penile blood vessels during sexual excitement. As a result, blood flow to penis increases, which contributes to normal erection;
Side effects: headaches and facial flushing. Less common: digestive disorders, dizziness, nasal stuffiness and vision disorders (change in color perception, increased sensitivity to light or blurred vision);
Contraindications: cardiac patients taking preparations containing nitric oxide (nitrates). Men with severe cardiovascular system diseases.

Specific Characteristics

The most famous now preparation called the miracle of the twentieth century. No wonder its inventors were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1998. It is estimated that every second around the world there taken 8 pills of this drug, including 2 of them are extra. Men take them just out of fear of failure, not because there is a need. Viagra action starts usually from 30 min up to 1 hour after administration and lasts for 4 – 6 hours.


levitraManufacturer: Germany;
Ingredients: vardenafil;
Pharmaceutical form: pills of 2.5, 5, 10 and 20 mg;
Mechanism of action: similar to Viagra – the drug increases blood flow to the penis, which contributes to normal erection. No effect on an erection in case of sexual stimulation absence;
Side effects: headaches, rhinitis, flushing, indigestion, dizziness, blurred vision;
Contraindications: cardiovascular system diseases. The drug is also contraindicated in patients who had a myocardial infarction, low arterial blood pressure, uncontrolled high arterial blood pressure, unstable cardiac angina, hepatic insufficiency, pigmentary retinopathy.

Specific Characteristics

A new drug to address erectile dysfunction, the so-called «package with a spark». Levitra shows its effect much faster than Viagra or Cialis, about 15 minutes after administration, i. e. it is the fastest means. Drug effect is maintained for 5 hours.

Avoid taking the drug combined with nitrates (such as nitroglycerine) or alpha-adrenergic blockers, as co-administration may lead to a sharp decrease in arterial blood pressure and collapse.


cialisManufacturer: USA;
Ingredients: tadalafil;
Pharmaceutical form: film-coated yellow pills. Package includes 1, 2 or 4 pills;
Mechanism of action: similar to Viagra – the drug increases blood flow to the penis, which contributes to normal erection. This remedy has no effect on erection without sexual stimulation;
Side effect: headaches, back pains, flushes;
Contraindications: As with all drugs of this class, such as generic Viagra, Cialis is contraindicated for concomitant use with nitrates, used for cardiovascular diseases treatment.

Specific Characteristics

Cialis main feature is that it restores the ability to achieve an erection for up to 36 hours. It is important to note that erection occurs only at sexual excitement. This will allow couples do not plan their sexual relationships beforehand and not to abandon normal rhythm of life. It is possible, for example, take a pill in the morning and have sex in the evening.

Drug effectiveness is not reduced by concomitant use of alcohol (in moderate quantities) and abundant meal. It allows men to have a normal life without planning sexual intercourses.


impazaManufacturer: Russia;
Ingredients: a mixture of homeopathic dilutions C12, C30, and C200;
Pharmaceutical form: 20 pills in polymer bottle, 1 bottle in carton package;
Mechanism of action: helps to relax smooth muscle structures in cavernous bodies, increasing blood flow to the penis during sexual stimulation. Restores impaired erectile function. Acting on central mechanisms of erection, it restores libido and enhances sexual satisfaction;
Side effects: not revealed;
Contraindications: idiosyncrasy

Specific Characteristics

Homeopathic medicine, nowhere in the world known as a remedy for impotence. As planned by the manufacturer, is Viagra competitor, not only in pharmacies but also an impact on the body.

The fact is that study, which resulted in Viagra invention, revealed common mechanisms of vessels expansion (including penile). It turned out that for expansion in the inner coat of vessel nitrogen oxide is produced. Generic Viagra has no effect on nitric oxide production but aimed at another, later part of the process. But Impaza changes the whole chain of reactions in vessel shell, which allows achieving two goals: improve erection and gradually improve vascular function.


veromaxManufacturer: USA;
Ingredients: Korean ginseng root, ginkgo biloba leaves, saw palmetto berries, arginine, alanine, lysine, glutaminic acid, «Jujube dates» powder, calcium carbonate;
Pharmaceutical form: 72 or 90 capsules in a bottle;
Mechanism of action: this means the action is based on the opening of the crucial role of nitric oxide in vascular condition. It is believed that the drug main effect is based on nitric oxide in blood vessels synthesis activation. In addition, the drug increases sexual desire, stimulates general body tone, stimulates potency;
Side effects: not described;
Contraindications: not recommended to use in the increased nervous irritability, insomnia, hypertension, cardiac disorders, atherosclerosis, pregnancy and lactation period, as well as hypersensitivity.

Specific Characteristics

Veromax is not a cure for impotence, but food supplement, that is, there has not been conducted large-scale studies on its efficacy and safety. This biological additive composition reflects the current trend to a combination of ancient and modern recipes. Veromax does not have an immediate effect as Viagra, Cialis, Levitra or Caverject, but is applied regularly, 1 pill in the morning and evening, but promise lasting effect.


loveronManufacturer: USA;
Ingredients: Chinese dodder, plantain, Chinese devil’s-club, cistanche, hibiscus, American red raspberry, milkwort, eucommia, Hindu lotus, achyranthes bidentata, wild olive, garlic, astragalus, Cherokee rose, Chinese arborvitae, American ginseng, Rehmannia glutinosa, Chinese cassia, ginkgo;
Pharmaceutical form: pills of 500 mg. 1, 3 and 10 pills in carton package;
Mechanism of action: Laveron causes blood flow to genitals;
Side effects: not revealed;
Contraindications: idiosyncrasy, increased nervous irritability, insomnia, high arterial blood pressure, heart disorders, expressed atherosclerosis, pregnancy and lactation period, age under 18 years.

Specific Characteristics

Loveron is not a cure for impotence, but food supplement, that is, there has not been conducted large-scale studies on its efficacy and safety. Loveron contains twenty natural substances. Unlike Veromax, promises a direct effect: after taking a pill, an erection occurs within 40-60 minutes, which may last up to 6 hours.
The drug is also intended for women who are experiencing difficulties in achieving orgasm, especially if it is associated with impaired blood circulation in the genital area.


tribestanManufacturer: Bulgaria;
Ingredients: prostrate caltrop grass;
Pharmaceutical form: film-coated pills of 250 mg, 60 pcs in carton package;
Mechanism of action: original non-hormonal drug. Its active components are furostanol steroid glycosides (saponins) extracted from prostrate caltrop. It has a tonic effect, stimulates reproductive system function and increases testosterone level in the body. In men – restores and improves libido sexualis, prolonging erection duration. In women – positively affects vasomotor symptoms at menopause
Side effects: sickness, allergic reactions;
Contraindications: predisposition to hemorrhages, pregnancy and lactation period, age under 18 years.

Specific Characteristics

Tribestan promises great achievements to middle-aged men without any disturbances of vessels or genitals nerves. From a chemical point of view, prostrate caltrop grass composition is very promising – as it turned out, at application also stimulates testosterone production.

Tribestan is also used to improve sperm parameters, especially at small amounts and low sperm motility. However, drug cost is high enough, so recommended 3 courses of 4 weeks will cost a pretty penny.

Vuka Vuka

vuka-vukaManufacturer: Russia;
Ingredients: natural herbal mixture, which consists of ten South African plants used since ancient times as aphrodisiacs;
Pharmaceutical form: package of 20 or 60 pills;
Mechanism of action: preparation for a comprehensive solution of sexual problems. Carissa roots are a tonic and increasing sexual potency means. Securinega virosa stimulates central nervous system in psychogenic erectile dysfunction. Heteromorpha arborescens is effective in premature ejaculation treatment. Triumfetta welwitschii is known as a remedy for impotence or even infertility;
Side effects: because it is a food additive, contraindications and side effects have not been described.

Specific Characteristics

Another dietary supplement – a natural vegetable mixture of rare plants of southern Africa. Drug appearance in Europe and America practically coincides with Viagra sales start, but in spite of this, Vuka Vuka has won for itself a certain number of potential consumers. Since the drug is a mixture of various plants, its effect is diverse and multifaceted – one product provides means to help at most sexual dysfunction at both men and women.


yohimbineManufacturer: Germany;
Ingredients: yohimbine hydrochloride;
Pharmaceutical form: 20 and 100 pills in bottles, 1 bottle in carton package;
Mechanism of action: stimulates the central nervous system. Increases sexual desire, intensifies erection, normalizes potency
Side effects: rare – excitement, tremors, headaches, dizziness, abdominal pains, vomiting, diarrhea, orthostatic hypotension, tachycardia, priapism;
Contraindications: hypotension, severe hepatic and renal diseases, concomitant adrenoceptor agonists use.

Specific Characteristics

The drug, which 15 years ago was considered a panacea and sold in large quantities, but succumbed Viagra pressure. Yohimbine is a drug based on South American tree bark. Used by Indians in its natural form to improve erection. In Europe, it was originally used as a means for the heart, but it was declined as rather weak. But specific effects on genital blood vessels was noted and led to the development of products based on vegetable raw materials, and then the creation of a chemical product.

Yohimbine action develops gradually, it is taken in courses lasting for months. The drug is a reliable companion for men who do not chase short-term success.

Spanish Fly (Cantharidin)

spanish flyManufacturer: Germany;
Ingredients: drops include cantharidin (found in blood and genital glands of Spanish flies) in homeopathic dilution (D6);
Pharmaceutical form: 20 ml bottle;
Mechanism of action: cantharidin is neuroparalytic poison, a side effect of which is sexual desire increase. Cantharidin is highly toxic, irritating delicate internal urethra walls tissues and making it more sensitive, painful and filled with blood. This state causes an erection. But men do not know why it happens, and just admire their sexual power;
Side effects: in case of overdose inflammatory process may spread to the bladder, there appears a need for frequent urination, accompanied by strong urge and pain. Causes severe renal function impairment;
Contraindications: not described.

Specific Characteristics

Another drug that is a few years ago was considered a panacea and sold in large quantities, but succumbed Viagra pressure. The idea of toxic substances use to trigger inflammation in urethra does not hold water, not to mention pain, swelling, and much worse consequences.

Caverject (Alprostadil)

alprostadilManufacturer: USA;
Ingredients: alprostadil;
Pharmaceutical form: powder for injections in a bottle, with solvent;
Mechanism of action: alprostadil inhibits alpha1- adrenergic transmission in penile tissues and has a relaxing effect on cavernous bodies’ smooth muscles. This effect is responsible for drug efficacy at erectile dysfunction;
Side effects: the most frequent side effect is penile pains. Occasionally there may appear prolonged erection and priapism. Less common are: fibrosis, penile swelling, inflammation, itching, swelling of an injection site, urethra hemorrhages, burning sensations in the penis, numbness, painful erection, abnormal ejaculation;
Contraindications: diseases that predispose to priapism occurrence; anatomical penis deformities; hypersensitivity to drug components.

Specific Characteristics

Injection is made directly into the penis. On the other hand, the reaction occurs very quickly – within 10-15 minutes – and does not depend on mood, the presence of erotic situation, etc. The effect lasts in range of 2-4 hours. But the need for injections, a risk of damaging penile blood vessels, cause infection, finally, psychological factor (it is not so easy to make an injection yourself)…


WellmanManufacturer: England;
Ingredients: 1 gelatin capsule contains 750 mcg of vitamin A, 5 mg of beta-carotene, 5 mcg of vitamin D, 60 mg of vitamin C, 12 mg of vitamin B1, 5 mg of vitamin B2, 9 mg of vitamin B6, 9 mg of vitamin B12, 500 mcg of folic acid, 50 mcg of biotin, 20 mg of niacin, 20 mg of vitamin B5 and PABA, 20 mg of arginine, 20 mg of methionine, 6 mg of iron, 15 mg of zinc, 50 mg of magnesium, 3 mg of manganese, 150 mcg of iodine, 1.5 mg of copper, 50 mcg of chrome, 150 mcg of selenium, 10 mg of silicon, 20 mg of ginseng root extract, 20 mg of garlic powder, 20 mg of bioflavonoids;
Pharmaceutical form: 15 capsules in a blister, 2 blisters in carton package;
Mechanism of action: preparation contains a balanced complex of vitamins, macro- and microelements, amino acids, plant extracts and bioflavonoids in optimal dosages for the male body;
Side effects: because it is a food additive, contraindications and side effects have not been described

Specific Characteristics

Another food supplement does not stimulate potency but has a general tonic effect that will always be appropriate. Wellman stimulates physical and mental activity, enhances immunity, improves cardiovascular, nervous, digestive and musculoskeletal systems of the male body and supports reproductive function.