Active Ingredient: Tadalafil
What is it used for?
Cialis is an extremely effective and popular male erectile dysfunction drug that can help males achieve and sustain an erection.
It belongs to the category of drugs called PDE5 inhibitors which inhibit the PDE5 enzyme.
How do I use it?
Different people have different reaction when they use Cialis. For most people one dose taken 15 to 30 minutes prior to sexual activity works fine.
The medication has three different dosage strengths, viz. 10mg, 20mg and 30mg. People using Cialis for the first time should start with 10mg.
Cialis may be taken either with a meal or without one.
But doctors strictly advice against using more than one dose in a 24 hour period.
What if I miss a dose?
Sexual enhancement drugs like Cialis are used when required only. You do not have to use it daily or regularly if you do not plan to have sex daily. So, the question of missing a dose does not arise.
How do I store Cialis?
Cialis must be stored in the original container that it came in at room temperature. Occasional storage at temperatures lower than room temperature may be permitted. You can read the medicine label for more information on storage.
One thing that you must be careful about is to store it in a cool dark place that is well protected from direct sunlight and/or moisture.
What if I overdose on Cialis?
You must immediately contact an emergency poison control center if you suspect an overdose.
Safety Information/ Warning Precautions
When your physician or doctor prescribes any new medication or drug, your complete medical history must be discussed in detail. This will help him rule out any therapy that may cause an unwanted reaction.
Is there any reason to avoid Sublingual Cialis?
You must avoid using Sublingual Cialis if sexual activity is restricted to you due to cardiac complications and/or if you are using nitrates (e.g., isosorbide, nitroglycerin) in any form. This includes pills, ointments, patches etc.
Certain recreational drugs called Poppers contain amyl nitrate, butyl nitrate. So avoid using Sublingual Cialis if you use these.
Also avoid it if you have liver disease; kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis); a blood cell disorder such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia; a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia; a stomach ulcer; retinitis pigmentosa (an inherited condition of the eye), a physical deformity of the penis (such as Peyronie's disease).
Can I have alcohol while using Sublingual Cialis?
Sublingual Cialis is known to cause drowsiness or dizziness and blurred vision in some people. These effects will only aggravate if you consume alcohol along with Sublingual Cialis. So, tasks like driving, handling heavy machinery etc are best avoided until you know how your body reacts to Sublingual Cialis.
These effects may also get aggravated due to hot weather or fever or severe exercise. So, be cautious when you stand up after a long time or sit down suddenly. If you notice any of these signs, then sit down or lie down immediately.
Are there any risks while using Sublingual Cialis?
If you have cardiac problems, angina or a history of such problems including high or uncontrolled blood pressure then it is best that you avoid using Sublingual Cialis because there may always be a risk of a heart attack or a stroke. Some early signs of a heart attack are chest, shoulder, neck, or jaw pain; numbness of an arm or leg; severe dizziness, headache, nausea, stomach pain, or vomiting; fainting; or vision changes. Whereas a stroke will have symptoms like confusion, vision or speech changes, one-sided weakness, or fainting. Contact an emergency medical center immediately if you notice any symptoms as such.
In some extremely rare cases, Sublingual Cialis is known to cause a long lasting painful erection. This condition, if not treated immediately may cause permanent damage to the penile tissues. Hence, please contact your doctor immediately if this happens.
Other similar medications must be avoided completely while using Sublingual Cialis.
Elderly people who use Sublingual Cialiss may be more prone to the side effects of it.
Sublingual Cialis must not be used in children or women.
Safe Sex and Sublingual Cialis
While Sublingual Cialis is extremely effective in curing erectile dysfunction, it does not offer protection against sexually transmitted diseases like HIV or protect your partner against an unwanted pregnancy. Always ensure that you use an effective means of protection and/or birth control.
Pregnancy and Sublingual Cialis
Sublingual Cialis is not to be used by women. If you are pregnant already or are planning to become pregnant, then contact your doctor and discuss the potential risks to the baby. It is not clear whether Sublingual Cialis is found in breast milk. Discuss this with your doctor as well.
It is not uncommon for patients to experience certain side effects when starting therapy with a new drug. So, you may experience some common side effects like headache, indigestion, back pain, muscle aches, flushing, and stuffy or runny nose.
But these side effects require no special medical attention and usually go away after some time. In the rare case that they do not subside or start to bother you, contact a doctor.
In some rare cases, some patients are also known to experience certain serious side effects. Please contact your doctor immediately if you notice any serious side effects.