Link found between the blue pill and Alzheimer's disease

  • Mind
  • Sunday, 12 Dec 2021

More research is needed to explore the link between sildenafil and its seeming ability to lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease. — AFP

That popular blue pill commonly used for erectile dysfunction (ED) might also help treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers who have been using the drug to study the effects it has on the brain.

Although more studies are needed, researchers in Cleveland, United States, found that men who were taking the pill, known by the generic name of sildenafil, had a lower risk of Alzheimer’s.

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