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How to get rid of red face from Viagra

Written by Mojo, reviewed by Medical Doctor Dr Matthew Chan

These famous little blue pills help some guys when they’re getting busy in the bedroom – but going bright red isn’t exactly a turn-on. 

We know that millions of men use Viagra to handle their erectile dysfunction (as in, literally 3 million in the USA alone in just 1 year). So, we thought we’d explain how to get great boners without the blushing. 

How to stop red face from Viagra 

Let’s get right to the point: there’s no way to guarantee avoiding or stopping red face (also known as facial flushing or redness) when you’re on medication for erectile dysfunction (ED).

But there are a few things you can do that might reduce red face after you’ve taken Viagra. 

If you’re going red and you want to stop it, you could try:

And if you want to avoid going red in the first place, you should try:

But the best way to avoid redness is (drumroll, please) to stop taking ED pills like Viagra altogether. 

We know this isn’t the answer you were looking for. And we also know that it can be daunting to have pill-free sex if your erections aren’t as reliable as you’d like. But if you can’t stand having a red face, Viagra may not be the best ED treatment for you. 

If your erection issues have a psychological element to them (which is pretty likely), then Mojo is here to help you achieve your sexual potential. With expert insights, practical erection exercises, community support, and therapeutic courses, we’ve helped thousands of men get their erections back on track (without medication). 

Trust us on this one, the best sex of your life could be around the corner – no rosy cheeks necessary. Our free trial is here if you feel like ditching the blue pills.

Does Viagra cause red face?

If you’re here, you probably already know – yes, Viagra can cause your face to go red. 

Viagra contains Sildenafil, which is just one of many erectile dysfunction medications. It’s a PDE5 inhibitor, like Cialis (Tadalafil), Stendra (Avanafil), Levitra, and Staxyn (Vardenafil). These medications are all part of the same group and they’re all used to help guys with ED. 

“Some men find PDE5 inhibitors like Viagra helpful – but, as with most medications, there can be multiple side effects.”

Dr Matthew Chan, Medical Doctor

When it comes to Viagra, a red face isn’t the only side effect. You might also experience: 

Rarer, more serious side-effects of Viagra include:

If you’re looking for a treatment for erectile dysfunction with no physical side effects, Mojo can help.

Why does Viagra make my face red?

“PDE5 inhibitors relax your blood vessels, which increases blood flow around the body. The goal is to help blood flow more easily into the penis. But the blood vessels in your face can also relax and dilate, and this is why you might look red and flushed.”

Dr Matthew Chan, Medical Doctor

Boners and blushing are both the result of increased blood flow. So, tragically, the two can go hand-in-hand when it comes to ED pills.

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