Product description of Sildenafil:
Sildenafil is an excellent solution for the treatment of erectile dysfunction or impotence in men. It contains Sildenafil citrate as the active constituent. Sildenafil is helpful for men in holding or getting an erection during sensual stimulation. It prolongs the ejaculation time, thus resulting in longer sensual intercourse session.
Mechanism of action of Sildenafil:
Sildenafil is a class of powerful phosphodiesterase enzyme inhibitor( PDE5) which enhances the effect of nitric oxide by the inhibition of PDE5, which is responsible for degradation of cGMP in the corpus cavernosum. During sensual stimulation, local release of NO occurs, inhibition of PDE5 by Sildenafil increases the level of cGMP in the corpus cavernosum, resulting in smooth muscle relaxation and inflow of blood to the male genital regions.
The dosing regimen of Sildenafil:
The recommended dose of Sildenafil is 100 mg/day. One tablet of Sildenafil should be taken orally, 60 minutes prior to the intimate session with ample amount of water. Do not take more than the recommended dose of Sildenafil.
Contraindications of Sildenafil:
Sildenafil should not be taken in the following cases:
- Hypersensitivity to Sildenafil or any other constituent present in the medication.
- In presence of any cardiovascular disease.
- In presence of any renal and hepatic disorder.
Side effects of Sildenafil:
Some of the common side effects associated with the use of Sildenafil includes light-headedness, dizziness, headache, heartburn, edema, trouble in sleeping, flushing and blurred vision.
Drug interactions of Sildenafil 100 mg:
Sildenafil can interact with the following drugs:
- Nitrates such as Isosorbide, Nitroglycerin.
- Antiepileptic such as Phenytoin.
- Antifungal such as Ketoconazole.
- Alpha-adrenergic blocker such as Carvedilol.
What are the safety measures taken while using Sildenafil?
- Discontinue using Sildenafil if any allergic reaction occurs.
- Do not consume alcohol along with Sildenafil.
- Do not take grapefruit juice and fat containing food along with Sildenafil.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after using Sildenafil.
Store in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children and pets