VIAGRA- sildenafil citrate tablet, film coated 
Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc


Patient Information

VIAGRA® (vi-AG-rah)
(sildenafil citrate)

What is the most important information I should know about VIAGRA?

VIAGRA can cause your blood pressure to drop suddenly to an unsafe level if it is taken with certain other medicines. Do not take VIAGRA if you take any other medicines called "nitrates." Nitrates are used to treat chest pain (angina). A sudden drop in blood pressure can cause you to feel dizzy, faint, or have a heart attack or stroke.

Do not take VIAGRA if you take medicines called guanylate cyclase stimulators which include:

Tell all your healthcare providers that you take VIAGRA. If you need emergency medical care for a heart problem, it will be important for your healthcare provider to know when you last took VIAGRA.

Stop sexual activity and get medical help right away if you get symptoms such as chest pain, dizziness, or nausea during sex.

Sexual activity can put an extra strain on your heart, especially if your heart is already weak from a heart attack or heart disease. Ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough to handle the extra strain of having sex.

VIAGRA does not protect you or your partner from getting sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV—the virus that causes AIDS.

What is VIAGRA?

VIAGRA is a prescription medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). You will not get an erection just by taking this medicine. VIAGRA helps a man with erectile dysfunction get and keep an erection only when he is sexually excited (stimulated).

VIAGRA is not for use in women or children.

It is not known if VIAGRA is safe and effective in women or children under 18 years of age.

Who should not take VIAGRA?

Do not take VIAGRA if you:

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking VIAGRA?

Before you take VIAGRA, tell your healthcare provider if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take1, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

VIAGRA may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect the way VIAGRA works causing side effects. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take any of the following:

Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines, if you are not sure.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show to your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take VIAGRA?

What are the possible side effects of VIAGRA?

VIAGRA can cause serious side effects. Rarely reported side effects include:

The most common side effects of VIAGRA are:

In addition, heart attack, stroke, irregular heartbeats and death have happened rarely in men taking VIAGRA. Most, but not all, of these men had heart problems before taking VIAGRA. It is not known if VIAGRA caused these problems.

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of VIAGRA. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store VIAGRA?

Keep VIAGRA and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of VIAGRA.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. Do not use VIAGRA for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give VIAGRA to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This Patient Information leaflet summarizes the most important information about VIAGRA. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about VIAGRA that is written for health professionals.

For more information, go to, or call 1-888-4VIAGRA

What are the ingredients in VIAGRA?

Active ingredient: sildenafil citrate

Inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, lactose, triacetin, and FD & C Blue #2 aluminum lake

This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


This product's label may have been updated. For current full prescribing information, please visit

Viagra (sildenafil citrate), Revatio (sildenafil), Cardura (doxazosin mesylate), and Minipress (prazosin HCl) are registered trademarks of Pfizer Inc.


Revised: 08/2017

The other brands listed are trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of Pfizer Inc. The makers of these brands are not affiliated with and do not endorse Pfizer Inc or its products.

Revised: 12/2017
Document Id: 236606dc-e53b-41aa-996f-eabcab9ee2c2
Set id: 0b0be196-0c62-461c-94f4-9a35339b4501
Version: 21
Effective Time: 20171227
Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc