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Viagra overdosing – possible consequences and real life cases.

An overdose of Viagra can lead to a variety of effects, Viagra overdose symptoms are also very different, but all of them are connected with the cardiovascular system. Among the most common symptoms, there are chest pain and low blood pressure. Cramps and intermittent heartbeat are very rare symptoms. The lethal outcome is observed in very rare cases. We have to understand the mechanism of action of the drug. Viagra works by expanding the blood vessels. Therefore, it is not surprising that in the case of an overdose, the blood pressure drops. It is important to know that sildenafil in combination with nitrates contained in medicines used for treating heart disease may cause cardiac arrest. Below you can find the most famous cases of overdoses of the medicament.

Long and painful erection

viagra-overdosingIn 2015, a 36-year-old British man, Daniel, took 35 pills of Viagra in 100 mg dosage. This amount exceeds the allowable dosage by more than 30 times per day! The man did it on a dare, but laughter and fun that accompanied the process were quickly changed to horror and panic. He felt strong dizziness and hallucinations. He saw everything in green tints and had a very strong uncontrolled erection that wouldn’t disappear. Coming home after 6 hours, he talked about what had happened to his wife who decided to call an ambulance, which took the man to the hospital. Daniel was in the hospital for 36 hours. According to him, it is necessary to give due respect to the doctors, because they treated the problem very professionally and tried not to laugh at his stupid trick. On the second day, Daniel was discharged from the hospital, but erection lasted 5 days after the release. Daniel states, that those were really the worst days of his life. Whenever the penis got up, he was in pain, if the man touched it.

Penis amputation

Daniel got off without serious consequences, but there are stories with sad endings. In 2013, a 66-year-old American wanted to impress his wife and took more tablets than recommended. He had an erection for a few days before he sought medical help. Healthcare professionals found that the man had a gangrene of the penis caused by multiple fractures. In this regard, doctors had to remove a part of the penis in order to avoid the spread of gangrene on the rest of the body.

Death

In 2008, a 28-year-old resident of Moscow took five packs of Viagra in the club to win an argument. The men won an argument, but he died after a sudden heart attack. Abuse of Viagra led to tragic consequences in Yemen in 2013. A newlywed took a dose of Viagra that was several times more than the recommended one. The man did not reach the marriage bed – he fell down dead on the threshold of the house. An autopsy determined that the hapless groom died of a heart attack caused by the excessive dose of the blue pill.

Other consequences In Tokyo, there has been recorded a case of temporary loss of vision from an overdose of the medicament. Furthermore, several dozens of hearing loss cases have been recorded in the world.