To understand about the drug, you should first know about the disease it is used for. Tadalafil is a drug for use in Erectile Dysfunction which is a universal disorder among the males.
How an erection occurs? Have a look.
- It involves the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system which are included in the erection of the penis.
- Smell, touch, auditory and visual stimuli enhance the chances of erection.
- Release of chemicals from the nerve endings also triggers the dilation of the smooth muscles and causes the blood to flow towards the penis.
If there is an absence or any hindrance occurs in any of the above process, it can cause Erectile Dysfunction. Erectile Dysfunction is defined as the process of sequence of failure of attaining the erection during the time of physical intimacy. The cause can be physical or psychological including stress, fear, anxiety or hormonal disorder.
Tadalafil is a drug which is a wide choice among the male population for dealing with Erectile Dysfunction. This medication is prescribed for its multiple actions. It is used to treat Erectile Dysfunction, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia as well as Pulmonary Hypertension. Tadalafil shows its action on getting stimulation.
How Tadalafil 20mg performs?
Tadalafil 20mg belongs to the category of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors. It works by interrupting the normal working of PDE type 5 by growing the level of cGMP. The release of cGMP causes the relaxation of the muscles in the penis and hence causing their dilation. The outcome is the optimal flow of blood to the penis causing the erection. In addition, on sexual stimulation the nitric oxide gets release and produce cGMP. Therefore, the whole process depends on the cGMP as it results in the contraction and dilation of the blood vessels.
How to take this drug?
The drug is taken via oral route. It can be given either on daily base or when it is needed. It is normally advised to take the drug when needed, 30 minutes prior of sexual activity.
Who can take Tadalafil?
Tadalafil is indicated in the treatment of certain diseases.
- Erectile Dysfunction- Tadalafil is popularly used among the males for healing the Erectile Dysfunction. Erectile Dysfunction has already been discussed above.
- Benign Prostate Hyperplasia- there is a condition in which the males are having enlarged prostate glands. This occurs due to the excess production of reproductive cells.
- Pulmonary hypertension- when there is an increase arterial and veins pressure, Tadalafil 20mg is proved to treat it.
Before using Tadalafil
Do not take Tadalafil if you are having any of the medical difficulty.
- If you are having any injury related to the penis, don’t go for Tadalafil.
- If you have any difficulty regarding the vision problem.
- If you are having any history related to a cardiac disorder.
- If you are suffering from hypertension.
- If there is a disorder related to blood.
- If you are already on the prescription of other drugs like herbal drugs.
- If there is a presence of stomach ulcer.
Does Tadalafil is harmful?
Depending upon the person to person, medicament can show their depending on them. It is not necessary that everyone can experience the adverse side effect. But consult your doctor in case of any of the allergic reactions.
- There can be a vision loss.
- Buzzing in the ears (Tinnitus).
- Irregular heartbeats.
- Seizures (involuntary body movements).
- Excessive sweating (palpitation).
- Swelling in the hands and feet.
- Stomach disturbance.
- Pain in the muscles.
- Pain can occur if the erection lasts for longer than 4 hours.
How you can deal with the overdose?
Overdose is defined as an excess consumption of the drug than that is recommended. In that case you should immediately call for the medical help.
Hence it is instructed to you have only that amount of the drug that is prescribed to you.
What to do if you forget to take the drug?
Generally, it is recommended to have the drug when you are going for the sexual activity. But if you are taking Tadalafil to deal with Erectile Dysfunction, take the dose as soon as it is possible. If it is the time of taking the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regime. This is so because Tadalafil is given once a day.
Affect of other drugs
It is not advisable to use two drugs concurrently. They generally antagonize the effect of each other.
- Antibiotics- e.g. Ampicillin. They cause the lowering of blood pressure.
- Antifungal drugs- e.g. Ketoconazole. They results in hindrance in the metabolism of the drug.
- Antiulcers Drugs- e.g. ranitidine. They reported to cause carcinogenic effect.
- Antihypertensive drugs- they also cause the deepening of blood pressure.
Tadalafil should be stored according to the instructions given on the label of the drug. It should not be stored in high temperature or cold temperature. The temperature should be optimal i.e. 15-30 degrees. The place where it is placed should be clean and dry. It should be protected from the reach of the children.
- If you are allergic to Tadalafil, don’t take it.
- If you are already having nitrates then do not consume Tadalafil.
- Do not take any herbal drugs or vitamin supplements.
- Avoid unhealthy social activity like consuming alcohol and smoking.
- If you are suffering from any heart, lungs or kidney disorder then don’t take the drug.
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