What countries sell Viagra over the counter: India, New Zealand and others!

In most countries of the world, Viagra is a prescription medication. Only in a few countries you can buy OTC Viagra legally. They include in particular New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. In some countries, Viagra is a prescription drug in accordance with the law, but in fact most pharmacies sell the medicine without a prescription. In this article we will tell you about some countries that sell Viagra over the counter.

Viagra without prescription in India

India is the country in which there are a huge number of producers of generic versions of Viagra. For example, Kamagra, Suhagra and other famous generics are producedViagra in India. According to Indian regulations, sildenafil (the basic component of the original Viagra and its generics) is included in the Schedule H category along with anabolic steroids. This means that only licensed doctors can issue a prescription for the buying & using the drug. However, in fact things are different. The drug is often sold without a prescription or by a prescription issued by doctors who are not authorized to prescribe Viagra. Manufacturing companies offer doctors and pharmacies a beneficial cooperation, for example, “buy 1 tablet and get 3-4 free of charge”. These pills are then sold to patients without a prescription. Huge amounts of generics are exported by tourists outside the country. Also, Indian pharmacies sell sildenafil abroad through post or couriers.

OTC Viagra in New Zealand – Silvasta, baby!

In 2014, a drug called Silvasta (with sildenafil as the main ingredient) became a non-prescription drug in New Zealand. Now men between 35 and 70 can buy sildenafil directly from pharmacies after visual screening by a pharmacist. That is, they do not need to go to the doctor to get a prescription for the drug. Douglas Pharmaceuticals (manufacturer of Silvasta) believes that sildenafil is safe and effective, and pharmacists have sufficient qualifications for screening men and selling the drug to them. Company representatives also say that men visit the doctor less often than women in addition they can delay treatment. Over-the-counter sildenafil in the pharmacy should encourage them to begin anti-ED treatment.

Viagra without prescription in post-Soviet countries

In Russia the drug is a prescription one, as it is not referred by the legislation to the list of OTC drugs. In Ukraine, sildenafil is also not included in the list of drugs dispensed without a prescription. Nevertheless, pharmacies in these countries can freely sell OTC Viagra without any particular risk of encountering problems with the law.

The drug without a prescription in other countries

Theoretically, you can buy Viagra without a prescription in almost every country. However, whether it is legal or not is another matter. Buying the drug illegally, you put your health at risk and can stumble upon problems with the law, for example, if the American police find your Viagra package without a prescription, you may be suspected of illegal distribution of the drug.