Sildenafil citrate is one of the popular medications for the treatment of male sexual dysfunction. Sildenafil citrate is prescribed in the cases when a man is unable to achieve erection, dissatisfied with the erection quality and (or) is unable to maintain an erection throughout the whole sexual intercourse. Sildenafil citrate was developed and implemented at the international pharmaceutical market by company Pfizer in 1998. Sildenafil citrate drug has been sold under the trademark Viagra only during 14 years in 120 countries of the world.
Today, manufacturer and supplier of Sildenafil citrate drug at the regional pharmaceutical market is not only Pfizer company (the right holder of Viagra trademark). Respectively, Sildenafil citrate is available not only under the trademark Viagra but also under other trade names.
For example, at the European pharmaceutical market drug Sildenafil citrate is available for sale under the trademarks: Sildenafil Teva; Sildenafil – 1 A Pharma; Sildenafil Stada; Sildenafil Basics; Sildenafil Tecnimede; Sildenafil AL; Sildenafil Ratiopharm; Sildenafil Actavis; Sildenafil Sandoz; Sildenafil Liconsa; Sildenafil Hexal; Sildenafil Mepha; Sildenafil Eclonirta; Sildenafil Mylan; Sildenafil Bluefish; Sildenafil Orifarm.
Taking into account a competition between manufacturers Sildenafil citrate, price for this drug for erectile dysfunction treatment gradually decreases and becomes more affordable.
Indications for Sildenafil citrate use
Sildenafil citrate is prescribed to men over 18 years for ED treatment, including if sexual dysfunction is caused by:
After using Sildenafil citrate men with type 2 diabetes are able to achieve an erection even in insufficient control of blood glucose level and (or) the presence of long-term complications of diabetes.
Sildenafil citrate side effects
Sildenafil citrate side effects are mildly pronounced, so men taking Sildenafil citrate drug do not experience physiological or psychological discomfort. One of the most common.
Sildenafil citrate side effects is headache. Nasal congestion is a rare side effect in men taking capsules (tablets) Sildenafil citrate. In isolated cases, man’s face may become red or indigestion may occur after taking Sildenafil citrate dose.
Recommended Sildenafil citrate dosing regimen
Sildenafil citrate tablets and capsules are taken by mouth 30-60 minutes before sexual intercourse. Regardless of daily dose, Sildenafil citrate tablets or capsules can be taken not more than once daily.
If a man is taking hypoglycemic (antidiabetic) medications, it is necessary to consult the doctor before to start using Sildenafil citrate pills. It is quite possible that reduction in the daily dose of hypoglycemic medications will be required after Sildenafil citrate will be included in antidiabetic therapy.
Regardless of severity of male sexual dysfunction, daily dose of Sildenafil citrate 100mg should not be exceeded. In individual cases, men are prescribed the dose of Sildenafil citrate, exceeding 100mg. However, before to exceed the maximum recommended dose of Sildenafil citrate 100mg, it is necessary to conduct a comprehensive diagnostic study of the physiological functions.