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Maintain your sexual vitality, enjoy greater staying power with Sildenafil, one of the most popular medications available for successfully treating erectile dysfunction. Since entering the markets in the late 90’s Sildenafil has been used by millions of men around the world.
The medication comes in a variety of dosages such as 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg. Your doctor will recommend starting you at a lower dose and then follow up depending on the body’s reaction. When using Sildenafil for ED, it can be taken once a day.
The lower dose of Sildenafil in the 20 mg tablet is under the name Revatio and is used to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH or high blood pressure in the lungs) in addition to erectile dysfunction.
Sildenafil does not cure erectile dysfunction or increase a person’s sexual desire. Men who take it will not get an erection without sexual stimulation. It does not prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus or prevent pregnancy. It is important to inform your doctor of all other medications or supplements that you may be taking.
With advanced research in erectile dysfunction (ED) treatments are helping more men with ED regain the joys and intimacy of a fulfilling sex life. Erectile dysfunction and maintaining an erection are one of the biggest challenges for maintaining a healthy sex life for mature men. Approximately 52% of men experience some form of ED in the United States alone. The good news is with Sildenafil you can overcome it.
Common Side Effects and Risk Factors can include:
Heartburn, Headache, diarrhea, difficulty sleeping, vision changes, nose bleeds, flushing (feeling of warmth), dry mouth, muscle aches, numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms, hands, feet, or legs
If these symptoms become worse or do not go away, call your doctor or seek medical attention. For more comprehensive information please speak to your doctor or medical provider.
How do I know if Sildenafil is for me?
Sildenafil is for men who are experiencing some form of erectile dysfunction or impotence.
Sildenafil is for anyone, but is generally recommended for:
Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction can be taken by men 18 years old and over. It is not intended for women or children.
Sildenafil (Revatio) for pulmonary hypertension (PAH) can be taken by children aged 1 and over and adults.
How long does it take to work?
Sildenafil can take between 30 to 60 minutes to start working, however it can take up to 2 hours. Important to note, it does not work on its own, and to get an erection you will need to feel sexually aroused, the more relaxed and comfortable you are the sooner the effect can happen.
How long does Sildenafil typically last?
Timing is very important when taking treatment for erectile dysfunction, maybe you are planning a special occasion or had a specific time in mind. This medication will work when you need it and then it’s gone when you no longer need it. Many factors can influence how long it takes to start working. With Sildenafil one tablet is enough, which takes about 30 minutes to take effect, and lasts on average 4-6 hours based on a 50 mg dose. Important to note that an erection will not last for the entire time frame that Sildenafil is in your system, it will allow for an erection when you are sexually stimulated.
Factors affecting how long it lasts are:
- Medications you might be on
- Diet and Lifestyle
- Overall Health
- Psychological state of mind
You will be directed to a telehealth appointment where your personalized treatment plan will be made with a healthcare professional.
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How to use:
Sildenafil comes in the form of a tablet and should be taken by mouth. For best results take it 1 hour before sexual activity, however, it can be taken anytime from 30 minutes to 4 hours prior to sexual activity. Sildenafil should not be taken more than once a day (every 24 hours). If taking Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction, it is best to talk to your doctor and follow his directions.
If you have other medical conditions, it is best to follow your doctor's instructions on how often you can take it. The pill can be taken with or without food, however it could take longer to start to work if you take it after a larger or high fat meal.
For treating PAH, it is likely that your doctor will prescribe it to you 3 times per day, and in this case should be taken around the same time daily, with approximately 4-6 hours apart.
When taking Sildenafil for ED, you will probably start off on a lower dose and then increase or decrease from there depending on how your body reacts to the medication. If it is not working or you are experiencing side effects, tell your doctor immediately.
When taking sildenafil for PAH, it should be noted that sildenafil controls PAH but does not cure it.
How often should I use Sildenafil:
Sildenafil should not be taken more than once every 24 hours (once a day). Your doctor might tell you to take it less if you have other health conditions or are taking certain medications. Sildenafil can be taken with or without food.
Are Sildenafil and Viagra the same?
Yes. Sildenafil is the generic drug sold globally and Viagra is the brand name. The two are the same exact medication, which was introduced by Pfizer as the first major erectile dysfunction (ED) medication on the market.
Is Sildenafil Viagra safe?
The FDA has approved Sildenafil and considers generic brands to be just as effective and safe as the original drug. Therefore, since Sildenafil is the generic drug for Viagra, it is just as effective in treating ED when used in the same doses as Viagra. Both pills can cause the same side effects.
What medications should not be taken with Sildenafil?
It is best to consult with your doctor prior to taking any new medication and certain drug interactions are not recommended. If you have an allergic reaction to Sildenafil, tell your doctor or pharmacist. Do not take Sildenafil if you are taking or recently took nitrates (medications for chest pain).
Is Sildenafil cheaper than Viagra?
Yes, there is a large price difference between the two. A single tablet of Viagra can cost up to $70 in the US, while the generic medication Sildenafil can cost as little as $3 each.
Can Sildenafil 20 mg be used for erectile dysfunction?
Is it best to follow your doctor's prescription and the directions on the label.The dose of Sildenafil will be different for different patients. The Mayo Clinic states that generally for ED treatment in adult men up to 65 years of age will take 50 milligrams (mg) once a day, and older men 65 years of age and older will take 25 mg as a single dose no more than once a day.
What is the effectiveness of Sildenafil vs Viagra?
The generic Sildenafil and Viagra are equally effective and safe. The look of the pill does not change how it works in the body. The main difference is the total cost.
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