Viagra Eases Menstrual Cramps

December 9, 2013 10:15 am 0 comments

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Yet another thing Viagra is good for. Maybe. Researchers at Penn State are persuaded that Sildenafil citrate, sold under the brand name Viagra, could relieve pelvic pain caused by menstrual cramps when administered vaginally. A Penn State news release reports that the researchers recruited 25 women 18 to 35 years old who suffered from moderate to severe menstrual cramping, and randomly gave them either sildenafil or a placebo drug. The patients then rated their pain over four consecutive hours. What’s the word? Viagra administered vaginally alleviates acute menstrual pain with no reported side effects. No, they don’t know how.

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