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Viagra available without prescription

Risks outweighed by benefits

Viagra will be made available over the counter in Manx pharmacies from next year.

Island health authorities are following a decision by UK regulators to end the little blue pill's prescription-only status.

 

It's hoped the move will save men the embarrassment of visiting their GP - although they will still have to be assessed by their pharmacist.

 

DHSC political member Ann Corlett told Tynwald the risks of allowing more people access to the medication will be 'outweighed by the benefits'.

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