Definition of sildenafil citrate in English:

sildenafil citrate

Pronunciation /silˌdenəˌfil ˈsītrāt//silˌdenəˌfil ˈsitrāt/

noun

  • A crystalline compound that works by inhibiting the breakdown of enzymes that leads to loss of erection.

    Also called Viagra (trademark)
    • ‘Decreased libido has also been treated with sildenafil citrate.’
    • ‘DeBusk and associates conducted a randomized, double-blind, prospective, multi-center, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate when used to treat erectile dysfunction.’
    • ‘In recent years, extensive studies have found sildenafil citrate successful as a treatment for sexual dysfunction in the West.’
    • ‘Since the release of sildenafil citrate for men in 1998, there has been considerable interest in finding parallel agents for women.’
    • ‘Though the ocular side effects of sildenafil have been reported, no information is available on the histopathologic effects of chronic use of sildenafil citrate on the ocular vasculature.’

Pronunciation

sildenafil citrate

/silˌdenəˌfil ˈsītrāt//silˌdenəˌfil ˈsitrāt/