Viagra Over the Counter


Viagra is an erectile dysfunction treatment that is now available to buy over the counter. Viagra is the brand name for the medicine sildenafil which is used to help men get and maintain an erection that is hard enough for sexual intercourse. In the UK you do not need a prescription to buy Viagra Connect; this means that you do not need to see a doctor. Instead you can visit your local pharmacy to buy it over the counter or go online to purchase Viagra Connect.


Can you buy Viagra over the counter?

Yes, Viagra Connect is a pharmacy medicine (PMED) and therefore can be bought without a prescription. Viagra Connect is available to buy from LloydsPharmacy, it contains 50mg of sildenafil which is the drug that helps men, over the age of 18, to achieve and maintain an erection.

How do I get Viagra Connect without going to the doctor?

Those looking to purchase over the counter Viagra Connect will need to complete an online questionnaire, over the phone or chat to one of our Pharmacists in your local LloydsPharmacy store. Once one of our expert Pharmacists has determined whether the treatment is suitable for you, you’ll be able to buy it online or in store. You can have it discreetly delivered to your home or we also offer a secure click and collect service so that you can pick it up in your local store, including pharmacies within Sainsbury’s, at a time that is convenient for you.

You can also receive sildenafil in the branded version Viagra with a private prescription through our Online Doctor service where you will fill out an online consultation for the Pharmacist to assess your suitability and approve as appropriate. You can also request larger packs of Viagra and other longer lasting erectile dysfunction medication. To begin your online consultation click here.

Where can I buy Viagra over the counter?

Viagra Connect is available to buy from your local LloydsPharmacy, to find your closest store click here or visit our website to place your order. Viagra Connect is available to buy in packs of four (RRP £19.99), eight (RRP £34.99) packs of 12 which RRP at £59.97, packs of 16 which RRP at £69.98 and packs of 28 tablets which RRP at £139.93.

Prices correct as of April 2018.

Is it safe to take over the counter Viagra Connect?

If you’re looking to buy Viagra Connect over the counter in the UK you need to be aware that there are websites that sell unregulated medicines that may be harmful to your health. These websites are operating illegally by selling fake medicines in which the ingredients can vary. To make sure that you will receive the medicine that is advertised to you it is important to buy from regulated sources and pharmacies.

We advise that you only purchase Viagra Connect from trusted pharmacies that have been approved by the MHRA, whether this is instore or online with years of experience and a wealth of knowledge. Look out for the NHS logo, authorised medicines seller logo and a registered pharmacy number.

Sources

beta.nhs.uk/medicines/sildenafil-viagra

www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42155489

After you have completed an online question or during a face-to-face consultation the pharmacist will decide whether treatment is appropriate for you while offering advice on erectile dysfunction and usage of the medicine. It is important to tell your pharmacist or online doctor what medicines you are taking or any other medical conditions you have in order to ensure Viagra Connect is safe to take.

The recommended dose of Viagra Connect is one 50mg tablet to be taken one hour before sexual activity with water and it can be taken four hours before sexual activity. The treatment will not work on its own; to achieve and maintain an erection you will need to be sexually aroused.

Viagra Connect contains 50mg of sildenafil, which was first marketed as Viagra in 1998. Medically sildenafil is a PDE-5 inhibitor, whereby it alters the levels of the chemical messengers in your body, these messengers tell the penis to become erect.