Viagra Online: Counterfeit Warning For Men With ED From Advanced Urological
J. Francois Eid, MD, leading erectile dysfunction (ED) expert, warns men about
the dangers of ordering ED medication, such as PDE-5 inhibitors, online.
New York, NY, April 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 30 million men in the
United States experience some degree of erectile dysfunction (ED), also
referred to as impotence. Despite the prevalence of ED, the embarrassment
about erection problems can drive men to the Internet instead of an
experienced urologist or sexual dysfunction expert. World-renowned penile
implant surgeon, Dr. J. Francois Eid of Advanced Urological Care, P.C., often
begins ED treatment with medications like Viagra, Cialis, or Levitra, but he
cautions about the dangers of purchasing non-prescription drugs from illegal
While the occasional loss of erection is not cause for concern, men with
ongoing problems achieving or sustaining an erection can find very effective
ED treatments with the right specialist. "Viagra is a successful ED medication
for some, especially in the early stages of ED," said Dr. Eid. "But men are
far more likely to overcome ED with the help of a sexual dysfunction expert.
Self-prescribing is risky business and ordering drugs online is even more
What is PDE-5?
Oral ED treatments like Viagra (sildenafil) help produce and maintain
erections by blocking the erection-inhibitor phosphodiesterase V (PDE-5) in
the penis. Doing so enables the nitric oxide that's released during sexual
stimulation to stay and work in the penis longer, thereby initiating and
sustaining an erection.
Dangers of Viagra Online
In 2012, Urology Times published findings from a Pfizer-underwritten study on
the illegal sale of Viagra online. A staggering 90 percent of non-prescription
Viagra pills sold online were counterfeit. What's more, many were produced in
unsanitary basements or bathrooms and contained dangerous substances such as
boric acid, rat poison, paint, and gypsum, a substance used in cement and
Counterfeit Viagra pills and their packaging can look identical to the real
thing. "Men are taking their life in their hands by ordering Viagra through
illegitimate websites," warned Dr. Eid. "The perceived secrecy or financial
savings of ordering ED drugs online can be deadly; the risk is simply not
worth it." Viagra is not yet available in generic form and men who order
Viagra from non-prescription websites are not receiving a legal form of the
Safe ED Treatment and Expert Care
Dr. Eid's Advanced Urological Care practice in New York City welcomes men from
around the world. He performs more penile implant procedures than any other
urologist and his internationally recognized No-Touch Technique yields
superior, infection-free results. Patients in his care have access to the full
range of ED treatments and his expertise is valuable even to those just
beginning to experience ED symptoms.
"I offer patients the most thorough investigation of ED symptoms and causes in
order to apply treatments best suited to the patient," he said. "That doesn't
mean surgery for everyone. I establish a long-term rapport with patients so I
can help them achieve a happy sex life whatever their ED stage."
Dr. Eid and his staff treat every patient with the utmost privacy and
discretion. "Rat poison and cement do not make for a happy sex life. Stay away
from dangerous non-prescription drug websites and seek the expertise of a
proven sexual dysfunction physician," said Dr. Eid.
For a confidential consultation with Dr. Eid, visit www.urologicalcare.com or
CONTACT: Advanced Urological Care, PC
435 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065
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