Tadacip 20 Mg (Tadalafil)
Active ingredient: Tadalafil
Packaging Type: 4 tabs/blister
Manufacturer : Cipla
Product Code: PR10161
By Dr. J Shenoy
Tadacip is a virility-enhancing drug commonly used by the men suffering from erectile dysfunctions. This medicine contains Tadalafil, which helps men achieve and sustain an erection by improving the surge of blood into the penis. Each tablet of Tadacip contains 20 mg of Tadalafil. It belongs to the group of medicines called PDE-5 (phosphodiesterase type 5) inhibitors.
When is Tadacip prescribed?
Tadacip is an effective drug used for the treatment of erectile dysfunctions in males. Patients who suffer from this condition can use Tadacip for achieving and maintaining an erection for a longer duration. It is a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, which works by relaxing the muscles situated in the walls of the arteries of the penis. This leads to a greater amount of blood entering into the penis resulting in an erection and an improved sexual performance. It can also be used to treat pulmonary hypertension.
How to use Tadacip?
Tadacip for the treatment of erectile dysfunctions should be used in a dose of 20 milligrams. This dose should be taken around 30 minutes to 1 hour before any planned sexual intercourse. The dose may be increased if the patients do not get any satisfactory results with this dose. Men are advised to contact a physician to learn more about the appropriate dosage based on their symptoms.
What are the side effects of Tadacip?
Tadacip can cause a few unwanted side effects in some patients. Patients may suffer from an allergic reaction due to this drug. The symptoms of hypersensitivity to Tadalafil include skin rash, redness and itching of skin, difficulty in breathing and swelling of face and lips.
Some other common side effects of this drug are mentioned below:
- Congestion in nose
- Loose motions
- Sensation of flushing all over the body
- Pain in stomach
Some patients may complain of heartburn after taking this drug. Patients should use Tadacip doses after meals to avoid the unpleasant gastric symptoms.
Key highlights of Tadacip
- The use of this drug should be avoided by the men under the age of 18 years.
- Men having a history of allergy to Tadalafil should avoid using it.
- Patients suffering from a serious kidney or hepatic disorder should not use this medication as it may worsen the functions of these vital organs leading to complications.
- Men having a history of a heart attack or any other cardiac disorder like hypertension or cardiomyopathy should refrain from using this drug as it may compromise the blood flow to the heart leading to life-threatening consequences.
What are the substitutes of Tadacip?
What are the drug interactions of Tadacip?
Tadacip may cause drug interactions when used together with Amlodipine, Carbamazepine, Ketoconazole, Phenytoin, and Nitroglycerin.
Tadacip tablets should be stored at room temperature. It should be kept in a cool and dry place. It should be kept out of reach of children.