What is the most important information I should know about Cialis(Tadalafil)?
It is prescribed not to take Cialis(tadalafil generic) pills more than once a day. Allow 24 hours to pass between doses.
One should not take Cialis pills if he/she is also using a nitrate drug for chest pain or heart problems.
What is Cialis(Tadalafil)?
Cialis is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence). Cialis (tadalafil generic) relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body. Cialis may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Cialis(Tadalafil)?
Cialis use should be done with a nitrate medicine can cause a serious decrease in blood pressure, leading to fainting, stroke, or heart attack.
A small number of patients have had a sudden loss of eyesight after Cialis use. This type of vision loss is caused by decreased blood flow to the optic nerve of the eye. It is not clear whether Cialis is the actual cause of such vision loss. Sudden vision loss with Cialis use has occurred most often in people with heart disease, diabetes, high blood
pressure, high cholesterol, or certain pre-existing eye problems, and in those who smoke or are over 50 years old.
So it is advised to consult as well as inform the healthcare provider about,
- heart disease or heart rhythm problems
- a recent history a heart attack (within the past 90 days)
- a recent history of stroke or congestive heart failure (within the past 6 months)
- angina (chest pain)
- high or low blood pressure
- liver disease
- kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis)
- a blood cell disorder such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia
- a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia
- a stomach ulcer
- retinitis pigmentosa (an inherited condition of the eye)
- a physical deformity of the penis (such as Peyronie's disease)
- if you have been told you should not have sexual intercourse for health reasons.
- Cialis without a doctor prescription can affect your health as well as the body organs causing damage to the internal system of your body.
How should I take Cialis(Tadalafil) Medicine?
It is important to take Cialis doses exactly as it is prescribed. One should not take it in larger doses or for longer than recommended by your primary care physician.
Take each portion with a full glass of water.
Cialis can be taken with or without food.
Cialis is normally taken just when required, not long before sexual movement. The medicine accomplishes an erection when sexual incitement happens.
An erection won't just happen just by taking a pill. Adhere to the specialist's guidelines for the best possible working of the dosages.
Do not take Cialis (tadalafil generic) more than once a day. Allow 24 hours to pass between doses.
Contact the doctor or seek emergency medical attention if erection is painful or lasts longer than 4 hours. A prolonged erection (priapism) can damage the penis.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Cialis(tadalafil) is used when it's needed so it is not required to have a dosing schedule. Cialis doses should be taken when needed.
What happens if I overdose?
If someone takes an overdose he/she should Seek emergency medical attention immediately. Symptoms of a Cialis overdose may include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking Cialis?
Drinking alcohol should be avoided which can increase some of the Cialis side effects.
It is also recommended by Medical practitioners that Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with Cialis. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.
What are the possible side effects of Cialis(Tadalafil)?
Cialis Side Effects can be two types depending upon the immunity and previous medical conditions of the person taking Cialis.
Stop using Cialis doses and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- chest torment or substantial inclination, torment spreading to the arm or shoulder, sickness, perspiring, general sick inclination
- growing in your grasp, lower legs, or feet
- brevity of breath
- sporadic heartbeat
- vision changes
- feeling woozy, blacking out
- penis erection that is difficult or endures 4 hours or more.
- On the off chance that the manifestations resemble
warmth or redness in face, neck, or chest
- stodgy nose
- annoyed stomach
- back torment
There can be other Cialis side effects so it is recommended to consult the doctor if any side effects such as, if you become dizzy or nauseated, or have pain, numbness, or tingling in your chest, arms, neck, or jaw during sexual activity. So it’s advisable to stop and call your doctor right away as you could be having a serious side effect of Cialis.
Stop using Cialis and get emergency medical help if you have sudden vision loss.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
What other drugs will affect Cialis(Tadalafil)?
Before taking Cialis(tadalafil), tell doctor if you are using any of the following medications:
- cimetidine (Tagamet, Tagamet HB);
- doxazosin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress), terazosin (Hytrin);
- HIV drugs, for example, amprenavir (Agenerase), tipranavir (Aptivus), darunavir (Prezista), efavirenz (Sustiva), nevirapine (Viramune), indinavir (Crixivan), saquinavir
(Invirase, Fortovase), lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), ritonavir (Norvir), atazanavir (Reyataz), or nelfinavir (Viracept);
itraconazole (Sporanox) or ketoconazole (Nizoral);
carbamazepine (Tegretol), phenobarbital (Luminal), or phenytoin (Dilantin); or
rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane).
- erythromycin (E-Mycin, Eryc, Ery-Tab) or clarithromycin (Biaxin);
There may be other drugs not listed that can affect Cialis.
Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors.
Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.