Silagra is quite new relatively speaking. It’s a drug developed to help treat male erectile dysfunction. As you’ve probably guessed, the active ingredient in silagra is sildenafil citrate. This pharmaceutical formulation is the main reason why this drug is considered a ‘worthy’ drug for treating Erectile Dysfunction. Also, this ingredient directly affects the vessels of the penis. This ultimately improves the blood circulation in men battling ED. You will also feel the flow of energy around that region.
Reiteratively, this medication is suitable for treating erectile dysfunction as well as other sexual related issues. The ingredients in this medication help to attain penile erection as well as maintaining this erection during sexual intercourse. The job does not have the capability to help protect users from STDs (Sexually Transmitted Disease – Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Gonorrhea and other known sexually transmitted disease). In the treatment of sexual issues, it’s possible to notice the effect within 30 minutes to 1 hour after administering the drug.
The duration of this drug is between 4 to 5 hours. For the most patient who ingests this drug, the daily dose that’s recommended is 50mg. One should only take the 100mg of the drug if the doctor prescribes it. Administer the drug 30 to 40 minutes before any sexual acts. Obviously, you need to wash down the ingested drug with a cup of water. Speaking of washing down the drug, you should avoid taking alcohol. If you can’t stay away from alcohol, the minimum quantity is permissible.
Silagra’s Side Effects
The drug is known to cause some adverse effects. Some of which include:
- Burning, tingling, and numbness of the arms and feet.
- Prolonged Erection.
- Light Sensitivity.
- Visual Impairment.
- Painful Urination.
- Nasal Congestion.
In case of a missed dose, you should take the dose as soon as you remember. But in a situation where its closer to the next dose, take the next one and push the previous dose forward (when the drug is used for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, you should follow this).
If you suspect an overdose, contact your doctor as soon as you can. Depending on the severity of the signs, you may need to seek medical attention ASAP.
When you shouldn’t take this drug.
This drug is not ideal for patients who are currently receiving Riociguat. Ricociguat is known to trigger as well as increase the side effects of Silagra.
When a patient experiences cardiac insufficiency, it is not ideal for that patient to consume this drug. Two perfect examples of such cardiac insufficiency are severe unstable angina as well as severe cardiac failure. Suffering from either of these two means any form of sexual activity is not advisable.
It goes without saying that having any form of allergy makes taking this drug a bad idea. As a result, it is not advisable to take this drug as its sildenafil is a powerful ingredient that doesn’t go well for patients who’s known to have allergies.
In addition to all of these, it is not advisable to take this drug when you’ve already administered a drug that contains nitrates. Nitrates are known to have the capabilities of increasing the adverse effects of sildenafil citrate.
Note : If you are a patient that has hypotension (which is low blood pressure), consumption of this drug can lead to mild as well as short -term decrease in blood pressure levels. You should exercise caution if you are currently taking medication for lower blood pressure. All current medicine has been taken should be reported to your medical doctor for thorough medical advice. You should also include supplements and herbs if you are taking any of them just to make sure your doctor has the full knowledge of what he/she is dealing with.
In the case of deformation of the penis, you also need to be careful. Patients who have penile deformity which could be as a result of Peyronie’s disease, cavernosal fibrosis, and angulation. You are advised not to take this drug if this is the case as there is a high risk of permanent loss of sexual potency. Finding a suitable alternative would be the right thing to do at this point.
Uses of Silagra
Silagra 100mg and 50mg Tablet are used for the treatment of ED as well as sexual impotence in men. This is a condition characterized by the inability of a man to achieve and sustain the penile erection. However, if the ED is as a result of psychological, physical, and lifestyle, then its more advisable to seek counselling and changing one’s lifestyle.
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Asides ED, this drug is also ideal for treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. If you have what is known as high blood pressure in the arteries which is known to act as a bridge between the lungs and the heart, it’s one of the drugs that one would recommend.
While breastfeeding, you are advised to stay away from this drug. The only scenario that warrants the use of Silagra if the doctor prescribes it. Your medical doctor will determine whether or not the drug is suitable.
This drug is also not recommended if the woman in question is pregnant. Also, women can only use this drug to treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
This drug is known to interact with alcohol, food, and other medicine. Some of the medicine known to interact with Silagra includes:
- Imatinib Mesylate.
What if the drug is not effective? In this case, you need to wait for about 2 to 3 hours. You shouldn’t wait any longer than this.