Generic Name: Tadalafil
Brand Names: Adcirca and Tadalista
Drug Category: ED/Impotence
Dosage Form: Tablet
Manufacturer’s Name: Centurion Laboratories
Tadalafil is an oral medication used to treat impotence (Erectile Dysfunction, ED). This medication relaxes muscles in the penis and increases blood flow in it, thereby helping men to achieve and maintain an erection.
Tadalafil Drug Class and Mechanism
Tadalafil works by blocking a chemical within the body that causes blood to flow out of the penis. This, in turn, allows increased blood flow to the penis, which helps men to achieve as well as maintain an erection.
Tadalafil belongs to a class of drugs called phosphodiesterase inhibitors.
The dosage of Tadalafil depends on your medical condition and history. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Tadalafil Side Effects
The side effects of Tadalafil may include, but not limited to, the following:
- Stuffy Nose
- Muscle Pain
- Upset Stomach
- Back Pain
While taking Tadalafil, consult your doctor for medical advice about its side effects and follow his directions completely.
Tadalafil Drug Interactions
When Tadalafil is taken with certain drugs, its effects could be altered. Tadalafil can interact with antibiotics, antifungal medications, antidepressants, HIV/AIDS medicines, and seizure medications. So, before taking Tadalafil, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially
Before taking Tadalafil, inform your doctor if you have a history of painful/prolonged erection, heart problems, eye problems, sickle cell anemia, kidney disease, liver disease, or very high or low blood pressure.
Tadalafil Special Information
- Tadalafil is not indicated for use in women.
- Limit alcoholic beverages.
- As Tadalafil may cause dizziness, do not drive, or perform any activity that requires alertness.
Tadalafil Storage Instruction
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30°C
The health and medical information provided herein should not be treated as a medical advice. Always consult your health care professional before taking any medication.