Monday December 11th, Viagra Goes Generic

Monday December 11th, Viagra Goes Generic

Looking for cheaper pills for a better time? They’re coming your way, along with options, soon.

The time has come for Viagra to open the doors to consumers that much wider.

This coming Monday, December 11th, 2017 the small blue pill will be going generic, leading to a drop in price and an increase in consumer choices.

The drug company Pfizer is said to be launching its own cheaper version of the drug to match the price drop that’s likely to be introduced by Teva Pharmaceuticals, the company that will sell generic Viagra.

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How many men are using it? According to a report from, over 12 millions prescriptions for Viagra and the similar drug Cialis were filled in the U.S alone, resulting in $3 billion in sales.

Viagra is a drug that treats erectile dysfunction in men, as well as pulmonary arterial hypertension. It can be helpful in the bedroom, and also comes with possible side effects such as headaches, flushed skin and heart burn.

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Reports indicate that in January 2018, Pfizer will be offering patients some more benefits. Two new discount programs and an increase in its co-payment card discounts will go into effect, as well as the opportunity for uninsured men to get brand-name Viagra at a half-price discount through an online home delivery program called Pfizer Direct.

Talk to your doctor and insurer about your possibilities.

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