(Spokane): Rave fans adding Viagra (October 21, 2002)
started as abuse of the anti-impotence drug Viagra at days-long meth
parties in Spokane has trickled down to the youth rave scene, health
Brunswick Post (New Jersey): Ecstasy is no way to find community
(October 24, 2002)
newspaper stories have reported young adults combining Ecstasy with the
anti-impotence drug Viagra in order to experience a sustained sexual
high. This practice — known in the club scene as "sextasy"
— overcomes the side effect of diminished sexual function that
accompanies use of Ecstasy.
(New Zealand): 'Sex-tasy' drug makes dancing gay (Oct 11, 2002)
drug users are turning to sextasy because they say ecstasy gives a warm
fuzzy feeling but makes it almost impossible to get an erection.
Throwing Viagra into the mix solves that problem - but it brings other
Today: Ecstasy-Viagra mix alarms doctors (Sep 23, 2002)
An increasing number of American
youths who use the club drug Ecstasy are mixing it with the anti-impotence
drug Viagra, leading drug-abuse specialists to warn about the health risks
of a combination that users say fuels all-night dancing and marathon sex.
News: Ecstasy-Viagra mix alarms doctors (Aug 22, 2002)
Large numbers of homosexual men, and a smaller number of heterosexuals, are combining Viagra with illicit drugs to achieve a potentially deadly "sexual high," a new study finds.
The 'Sextasy" Craze (May 2002)
At a recent
party, Adam took crystal methamphetamine, an illegal stimulant that
creates overwhelming sexual desire but also constricts blood vessels,
making it impossible for most men to have an erection. So Adam popped a
Viagra pill he had purchased over the internet and spent the next several
hours having vigorous, unprotected sex with other partygoers.
Viagra Black Market Thriving (Feb 25, 2000)
Drug worker Mark McPherson, from
Turning Point, said: "We are aware anecdotally of combinations of
Viagra and Ecstasy being used on the club scene."