Sildenafil Citrate is a modern effective medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil may Improve your ability to get and maintain an erection, enable you to be more confident in your ability to get and maintain an erection and be satisfied with the hardness of your erections.
Generic medicines contain the same active ingredient and are equally effective and medically equivalent as the branded products but are available at a lower price. Generic manufacturers have to demonstrate that they are medically identical to the branded product - i.e. they offer the same quality, strength, stability and effectiveness.
Sildenafil, if taken on an empty stomach, should take effect in less than 1 hour. It only works if you are sexually aroused. Sildenafil remains effective in the body between 4 and 6 hours.
Sildenafil will not resolve any underlying physical cause of your erectile dysfunction. However, it can help to improve your confidence if your erectile dysfunction is due to performance anxiety which can possibly improve your capacity to attain a natural erection in the future. As erectile dysfunction is often a symptom of other underlying conditions such as vascular disease, it is important to have follow up tests we recommend to check your blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar and hormone levels, particularly if you are over the age of 40.
Side effects are uncommon, but can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and an allergic rash. It can also cause facial flushing, headache, light headedness, nasal congestion, indigestion, a pounding heartbeat and blurred vision.
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Take one tablet one hour before sex. Sildenafil works best when taken on an empty stomach. Positive effects can last for four to six hours.
Never take more than one tablet within a 24 hour period. Avoid taking Sildenafil tablets with more than one or two units of alcohol as alcohol can limit its effectiveness.