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Brits Will Now Be Able to Buy Viagra Over the Counter

Brits Will Now Be Able to Buy Viagra Over the Counter
From TIME - November 29, 2017

The U.K. is set to be the first country to allow over-the-counter sales of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, after the medication was reclassified.

Instead of going to see a doctor, men over the age of 18 will be able to obtain the drug after a conversation with a pharmacist. Erectile dysfunction can be a debilitating condition, so its important men feel they have fast access to quality and legitimate care, said Mick Foy of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the body that made the decision. A four-pack of the drug, the formal name for which is Sildenafil, will cost around 20 ($27).

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