Enthusiastic Fact on Generic Viagra
Enthusiastic Fact on Generic Viagra
Viagra belongs to a group of phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor. It works by increasing blood flow into the penis during sexual stimulation. This enables you to achieve and support an erection.
How should I use it?
Follow your doctor instructions carefully. You can refer to the directions given on the prescription level.
What are the contraindications?
Viagra is contraindicated if you are taking nitrates (e.g. isosorbide, nitroglycerin) in any form. This should not be used if you take another PDE5 inhibitor (e.g. tadalafil, vardenafil) or another medicine that contains sildenafil. This should be avoided in patients having allergic to any ingredient in it. Do not use this drug if you have been advised by your doctor to avoid sexual activity because of heart problems. It should not be used with certain recreational drugs called "poppers" (e.g. amyl nitrate or nitrite, butyl nitrate or nitrite).
What are potential side effects?
Some common side effects that may cause by using this drug are stuffy or runny nose; trouble in sleeping; headache; nasal congestion; aches or pains in muscles; bloody nose; diarrhea; difficult or labored breathing; flushing; pain or tenderness around eyes and cheekbones; redness of skin; sneezing; stomach discomfort following meals; abnormally warm skin.
Generic viagra rarely causes redness or irritation of the tongue; redness, soreness, swelling, or bleeding of gums; ringing or buzzing in ears; sensation of motion, usually whirling, either of one's self or of one's surroundings; sexual problems in men (continuing).
What drug(s) may interact with Generic viagra?
A lot of drugs are there which can cause adverse impact if used with viagra. So it is advised to avoid taking either of drugs together. The following are some medications that need caution: alpha blockers, used for high blood pressure or an enlarged prostate, cimetidine, cisapride, clarithromycin, bosentan, certain drugs for the treatment of HIV infection or AIDS and nitroglycerin-type drugs for the heart or chest pain such as amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin, even if these are only taken infrequently. Viagra should not be taken in more than 25 mg within 4 hours of taking alpha blockers, for e.g. alfuzosin, doxazosin, prazosin, or terazosin. Besides some drugs used for seizures such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, and phenobarbital also should be avoided.
Certain drugs used for fungal or yeast infections, such as fluconazole, ketoconazole, and voriconazole
What precaution should I take?
In case an erection that persists longer than 4 hours, the patient should contact doctor. If this is not treated immediately, it can harm penile tissue and permanent loss of potency could cause.
Patients who have severe liver problems, chance of problems occurring may be high. So they need to use lower starting doses.
This medicine does not prevent sexually transmitted diseases. Therefore protective measures are essential.
Patients should tell their doctor about any heart problems you may have now or may have had in the past. This medicine can cause serious side effects in patients with heart problems.
What happens if I take overdose?
This medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately. What happens if I miss a dose?
Viagra should not be sued on regular basis. Take it only before sexual activity. So no question arises of missing a dose.
Can I use this drug if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
Viagra is not meant for use in women. It may affect to a fetus during pregnancy and breastfeeding.