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11 October 2002 News Update


Sex-tasy - a mixture of Viagra and ecstasy that gives a lasting erection - is the latest craze on the club and rave scene. It's also the drug cocktail of choice for gay men, according to NZ Truth.

Pharmacists need to be aware of the craze, as mixing Viagra with other drugs brings many risks, such as heart problems, as both ecstasy and Viagra boost the heart rate.

Other risks includes unsafe sexual behaviour, dehydration and drinking too much water quickly to quench thirst can be fatal because it dilutes the blood.

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