This pharmaceutical company from the United States provides a ‘fresh air’ for the world. This is because the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer is said to be 90 percent effective.
The company is not a new player in the pharmaceutical world. Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world that has developed and produced drugs and vaccines, including drugs for immunology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, and neurology.
1. Initially for chest pain medication
One of the drugs he succeeded in creating and is famous for throughout the world is Viagra or long-lasting strong drugs. Pfizer originally discovered the drug in 1989 while seeking treatment for heart-related chest pain.
Sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra and Kamagra was originally developed to treat cardiovascular problems and was intended to dilate the blood vessels of the heart by blocking a certain protein called PDE-5. However, during clinical trials, many volunteers reported that they experienced an increase in erections which then inspired Pfizer to make Viagra.
2. Approved by US FDA
Quoted from the Drugs page, Viagra or the ‘blue pill’ was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use as an erectile dysfunction drug in 1998.
Viagra works in response to sexual stimulation to increase blood flow to the penis leading to an erection. Viagra does not produce an erection without sexual stimulation.
Once approved, Viagra had the fastest growth in sales, reaching US$2 billion in 2008. For many men, the stigma and shame of talking to their doctor about erectile dysfunction have eased since Viagra was introduced.
3. Not a stimulant!
Often, Viagra or sildenafil are considered stimulant drugs. Although both are related to erections, these drugs are not libido generators at all. Taking this drug also does not necessarily trigger an erection, it still takes sexual stimulation so that Mr. P wants to stand up. Blue pills only make blood flow smoother, so erections are more optimal.
4. Not for everyone
Not all men with erection problems have to take the blue pill. Men who are taking certain drugs are prohibited from taking Viagra because it can trigger the circulatory system and heart problems.
This blue pill wasn’t just for strong medicine. In accordance with the original purpose of this drug was created, blue pills are also still used to treat circulatory and heart problems. Of course, on examination and instructions by an expert doctor. Some of the conditions treated with this blue pill include pulmonary arterial hypertension or pulmonary hypertension.… Read More..