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Viagra Linked to Vision Problems

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Viagra can salvage a man's sex life, but in rare cases it may temporarily steal his sight.

Researchers report that some men who took sildenafil -- the generic form of the impotence drug -- suffered from vision problems, including a kind of color blindness that could take weeks to resolve.

The case report details 17 Turkish males who wound up in the hospital after taking sildenafil for the first time.

The men suffered a number of vision problems, including dilated pupils, blurred vision, light sensitivity, and color blindness, the doctors reported.

The men had all ...