Erectalis is a Cipla product. It is used for treating Erectile Dysfunction in men. It is similar to the popular drug Cialis. In fact it contains the same ingredient Tadalafil but comes with a cheaper price tag. This medicine comes in a 20 mg dose and should be taken orally with a glass of water at least 30 to 60 minutes before any sexual activity.
Erectalis is a Cipla product. It is used for treating Erectile Dysfunction in men. It is similar to the popular drug Cialis. In fact it contains the same ingredient Tadalafil but comes with a cheaper price tag.
DOSAGE AND PRECAUTIONS:
This medicine comes in a 20 mg dose and should be taken orally with a glass of water at least 30 to 60 minutes before any sexual activity.
You should consult your physician before you start taking this medicine. He will be able to decide the dosage required by you, based on your general health. There is no such a thing as overdose or underdose. However you should not take this tablet more than once a day. Do not increase or decrease the dosage on your own discretion as it may cause complications. If a certain dose prescribed by your doctor does not show the required results inform him about it and he may increase or decrease the dose as required by you.
Persons suffering from heart disease, high or low blood pressure and Retinitis Pigmentosa a rare inherited eye disease should avoid taking this medicine.
This medicine does not protect you and your partner from HIV AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.
If you feel any kind of discomfort or uneasiness like profuse sweating, pain in the arm or chest, or painful erection inform your doctor or the emergency room as early as possible.
WHO SHOULD AVOID THIS DRUG:
# Persons who have had a stroke or recent heart attack.
# Persons suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa a rare inherited eye disease.
# Persons suffering from Kidney or Liver disease.
# Persons who are on medication for high or low blood pressure.
# Persons who have an allergy towards the chemical Tadalafil and other medicines.
# Persons who are allergic to certain foods dyes and preservatives.
SIDE EFFECTS THAT NEED NO MEDICAL INTERVENTION:
Here is a list of side effects that are not serious or life threatening and can be treated with over the counter drugs.
# Back pain.
# Eye irritation or redness of the eye.
# Stuffy or runny nose.
SIDE EFFECTS THAT NEED TO BE INFORMED TO YOUR DOCTOR:
# Chest pain.
# Sudden dip or rise in blood pressure.
# Prolonged erection - erection that lasts for more than four hours.
# Painful erection.
# Allergic reactions like skin rashes, hives, itching, etc.
If you experience any of the above side effects do not hesitate to call your doctor immediately before they turn into serious complications.
DRUGS THAT MAY INTERACT WITH THIS MEDICINE:
It has been observed that certain drugs available in the market interact with this medicine. It is necessary you avoid the following drugs when you or planning to take any Tadalafil products.
# Nitrates like amyl nitrite, isosorbide nitroglycerine, isosorbide dinitrate, and methscopolamine nitrate.
# Certain drugs used to treat seizures or fits like carbamazepine, phenytoin and Phenobarbital.
# Antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin, and troleandomycin.
# Medicines used to treat prostate related problems.
# Medicines used to treat fungal and yeast infections like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketaconazole, voriconazole etc.
# Medicines used to treat Liver and Kidney Disease.
# Rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine etc.
# Grapefruit juice.
# Recreational drugs.
Always store this drug between temperatures of 15 to 30 degree centigrade.
Store in a cool dry place away from moisture or direct sunlight.
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Discard after expiry.