Tadalafil is manufactured by Pharmaqo. a medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. The active ingredient tadalafil is a PDE-5 enzyme inhibitor, which helps to relax the muscles in the arteries of the penis allowing an increased blood flow resulting in an erection when combined with psychological or physical sexual stimulation.
Tadalafil is also used for the treatment of benign enlargement of the prostate.
How to use:
Take a single dose of Tadalafil approximately one hour before sexual activity. A single dose may be effective for up to 36 hours. Do not take more than one tablet per day.
One Tadalafil tablet should be taken with a full glass of water; it may be taken with or without food.
Warnings and Precautions:
Before using Tadalafil tell your doctor your medical history and inform him/her what medications you take including prescription, over-the-counter, and vitamin and herbal supplements. Follow your doctor’s instruction for using Tadalafil. Do not take more Tadalafil than is prescribed by your doctor. If you accidently take an overdose of Tadalafil, get immediate medical attention.
Do not stop, start or change the dosage of your medications without consulting with your doctor.
Tadalafil is a prescription medication to be used by men 18 years of age and older. Tadalafil is not intended for use by women, children, and teenage males under 18 years of age. If you take any medications that contain nitrates do not use Tadalafil. If you take alpha blockers or other medications for erectile dysfunction, do not use Tadalafil.
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience priapism – a serious medical condition in which an erect penis does not return to its flaccid state. A prolonged erection can cause permanent damage to the penis.
Use Tadalafil with caution if you suffer from any of these medical conditions:
coronary artery disease
history of stroke
life threatening arrhythmia
recent heart attack
resting hypertension or hypotension
sickle cell anemia
Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how Tadalafil affects you. Tadalafil does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases. Practice safe sex.
Tadalafil may interact with certain drugs such medications to treat:
high blood pressure medications
Do not take medications or recreational drugs which contain nitrates while using Tadalafil. The combination of the two drugs can be fatal.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about any other medications that could interact with Tadalafil.
Tadalafil may cause serious side effects which include:
blood clotting disorder
low white blood cell count
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the serious side effects.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of the common side effects:
loss of vision
loss of hearing
If you experience side effects that are persistent or worsen seek medical attention.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information about side effects.