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Teens abusing Viagra?!
IronBill posted:
I'm prescribed Viagra and it for the past couple weeks it was disappearing faster than I was using it. One day, I came into my room and caught my son in the act of stealing some. Apparently, he had been taking it before having sex with his girlfriend so that they could "do the deed" repeatedly. He also informed me that friends of his at his school had also been doing it.
I've never had any particularly negative side effects from Viagra but this is beside the point. Aside from the fact that my son was stealing my pills, it's always a problem if kids are using drugs they're not prescribed and is plain irresponsible. Has anyone else heard anything about this?
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hello IronBill,

I am so sorry to hear about this. Until others respond with their experience, I wanted to pass along this resource. It specifically addresses abusing cough and cold medications, but the information is universal as to abuse and stealing.

Teen Drug Abuse

Hope this is helpful,
wendyclear responded:
omg one of my friends mentioned this the other day. you need to get your son to cut it out asap. misuse of viagra can cause heart problems and interestingly erectile dysfunction. i am so sorry to hear about this.

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