Silagra is used to treat erectile dysfunction and other problems with male sexual function. Sildenafil citrate is the active component of the drug. It is commonly used to increase blood flow, help a man maintain his erection, and improve sexual activity. Note that it does not protect users against sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, or syphilis.
When treating erectile dysfunction, the effects can be seen and felt within an hour of ingestion. Do not consume Silagra 100 more than once a day. Taking Silagra with a high-calorie diet can delay the effect of the drug. The other disease the medicine is used for is pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The side effects of this drug are:
- Hot flashes
- Cloudy blood or urine
- Blurred vision or changes
- Sensitivity to light
- Painful urination
You should consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are a heart patient and have had heart or bypass surgery in the past six months. People with kidney and liver diseases should also be careful while taking Silagra 50.
How does the medicine work?
The medicine relaxes smooth muscles by inhibiting phosphodiesterase type 5. This leads to an increase in cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP), which relaxes smooth muscles and increases blood flow. When blood flow is adequate, a man can achieve an erection.
Frequently asked questions
Are there any indications of a missed dose?
There is no fixed dose for how a dose should be taken. As a general rule of thumb, no more than one tablet should be taken per day.
How long does the effect last?
The duration of effect of the drug lasts up to about 4 hours after ingestion.
What is the start of the action?
The onset of action begins within thirty minutes of ingestion.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not prescribed for women.
Is the drug addictive?
The drug is not known to exhibit habit-forming tendencies and is generally safe to use.
Are there warnings about breastfeeding?
This medicine is not prescribed for women and should not be used during pregnancy at any cost.
Is it safe with alcohol?
It is not recommended with alcohol as it will interact with the drug and cause serious side effects.
Is it safe to drive after taking this medicine?
You should avoid driving while taking this medicine as some of the side effects include dizziness, headache, and sensitivity to light.
Does this medicine affect liver function?
This medicine may affect how your kidneys work and is not recommended for people with kidney disease and other kidney problems.