Sildenafil Citrate 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:
Sildenafil Citrate is used in the erectile dysfunction. This drug contains Sildenafil Citrate 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. Sildenafil Citrate is the most preferred drug given in this condition.
Understanding the drug Sildenafil Citrate:
How it works?
Sildenafil Citrate is a phosphodiesterase5 enzyme inhibitor. It has the ability to control over the activity of this enzyme. Sildenafil Citrate 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 Sildenafil Citrate.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Sildenafil Citrate 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. Sildenafil Citrate should not be taken more than once every 24 hours.
What are the strengths available?
Sildenafil Citrate tablets are available in the following strength preparations on our website:
- Silagra 100 mg
- Suhagra 100 mg
- Suhagra 50 mg
- Suhagra 25 mg
- Caverta 100 mg
- Caverta 50 mg
- Womengra 100 mg
- Manly 100 mg
- Penegra 50 mg
- Penegra 100 mg
- Kamagra Gold 100 mg
Who is the manufacturer?
Silagra 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.
Suhagra 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.
Caverta 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
Womengra is manufactured by Scilla Biotechnologies, a well known pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 20, 40 and 80 tablets.
Manly is manufactured by Cooper Pharma limited, a good pharmaceutical company and is available on our website in the packs of 10,20,30,60 and 100 tablets.
Penegra is manufactured by Zydus Alidac, a big pharmaceutical giant and is available on our website in the packs of 20, 40 and 80 tablets.
Kamagra Gold 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.
How to take?
Sildenafil Citrate 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.
When to take?
Sildenafil Citrate 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. Sildenafil Citrate 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?
Sildenafil Citrate 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 Sildenafil Citrate 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 Sildenafil Citrate includes following effects:
- Stuffy nose
- Stomach disturbances
Are there any possible drug interactions?
The following drugs should be avoided in case doctor prescribes you Sildenafil Citrate 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 Sildenafil Citrate and can cause serious adverse effects
- Don’t take alcohol as it may cause side effects of Sildenafil Citrate
- 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