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Tadalafil (generic Cialis)

  • What is tadalafil?
    Tadalafil (generic Cialis) is a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, symptoms of prostate enlargement, and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

    Erectile dysfunction affects more than 30 million Americans. While common, it can strain your relationships and hurt your confidence. Though rarer, PAH is potentially lethal if left untreated. Talk to your doctor about whether Tadalafil is right for you.

  • What are common side effects of tadalafil?
    While adverse reactions to tadalafil are rare, some patients who take the drug may experience mild side effects, including headache, indigestion, muscle aches, back pain, nasal congestion, and flushing.

    Rare, more serious adverse events have been known to occur. Contact your doctor if you are concerned that tadalafil is causing you to experience side effects.

    This is not a complete list of side effects. For more information on adverse effects you may experience while taking Tadalafil, please visit the National Institutes of Health’s DailyMed webpage.

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Frequently asked questions about tadalafil

Tadalafil - commonly sold under the brand name Cialis - is a prescription medication that is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Tadalafil may also be prescribed as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH; high blood pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the lungs). Tadalafil is classified as a phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitor, a group of medications that relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to certain areas of the body.

Because tadalafil encourages circulation throughout the body, it can help increase blood flow to the penis during sexual stimulation. It should be noted that tadalafil does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

Tadalafil is primarily prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction and prostate enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia). Erectile dysfunction affects an estimated 30 million Americans. By promoting greater blood flow, tadalafil works alongside sexual stimulation to help men get and keep an erection.

It is important to note that while tadalafil treats erectile dysfunction, it does not prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

In some cases, tadalafil may be prescribed as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Because it relaxes blood vessels in the lungs and allows for improved blood flow, tadalafil can help reduce dizziness and chest pressure caused by PAH, while increasing a patient’s ability to breathe.

Tadalafil is part of a family of drugs known as PDE5 (phosphodiesterase) inhibitors. These medications block certain enzymes in the body that can lead to narrowed blood vessels and poor circulation. Tadalafil relaxes muscles and opens up these blood vessels, allowing for blood to circulate more freely through the body.

As a treatment for ED, tadalafil can help promote blood flow to the penis during sexual stimulation. It will not cause an erection on its own, but it will help encourage circulation that can lead to stronger, longer-lasting erections. When tadalafil is being used to treat BPH, it allows muscles in the bladder and prostate to relax, relieving persistent symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. These symptoms may include an urgent need to frequently urinate, or difficulty with urination. Finally, as a treatment for PAH, tadalafil improves blood flow to the lungs, which can reduce symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest pressure, and difficulty breathing.

You may experience mild and temporary side effects while taking tadalafil. Tadalafil has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of ED, BPH, and PAH, and the benefits of taking this medication generally outweigh any adverse effects. Common side effects you may experience while taking tadalafil include:

Headache Indigestion Muscle aches Back pain Nasal congestion Flushing (reddening of the skin)

If these symptoms persist or become more severe, contact your doctor right away. Talk to your doctor before starting treatment with tadalafil, as it may interact with medications you are currently taking and result in negative drug interactions.

This is not a complete list of side effects associated with tadalafil. For more information on adverse effects you may experience, please visit the National Institutes of Health’s DailyMed webpage.

Tadalafil is a fast-acting prescription medication that will start to work within 30-60 minutes after ingestion. As a treatment for erectile dysfunction, tadalafil should be taken at least 30 minutes before sexual activity. It is important to note that tadalafil is not enough to cause an erection by itself. Tadalafil helps increase blood flow, which can improve erections that result from sexual stimulation.

Tadalafil is meant to be taken only once a day. Do not increase the dosage or stop taking tadalafil unless directed by your doctor.

Tadalafil is available in a number of strengths and prescribed based on the needs of the patient. The recommended starting dose as a treatment for ED is 10 mg to be taken once per day, or as needed. This dosage may be increased to 20 mg or decreased to 5 mg depending on the efficacy of treatment and the patient’s tolerance for the medication.

As a treatment for BPH, tadalafil is commonly prescribed at a 5 mg per day dosage. This dose should be taken around the same time every day as directed by your doctor.

Do not stop taking tadalafil unless directed by your doctor. Additionally, let your doctor know about any medication you are currently taking before starting treatment with tadalafil.

Taladafil is currently only available via prescription. This means the use of this drug must be authorized by a licensed health care provider.

Looking for a prescription? Good news! Providers on Sesame can write a prescription – or refill an existing one – during a virtual or in-person visit. Depending on the medication, you can arrange for same-day pickup at a pharmacy near you. Book an online consultation with a real, licensed provider on Sesame today to determine whether or not taladafil is right for you.

Note that all prescriptions are at the discretion of your health care provider. Providers on Sesame cannot prescribe controlled substances.

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