Cialis side effects

Consuming it alongside a nitrate medication can lead to severe or abrupt side effects such as hypertension or abnormal drop in blood pressure.
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Men who consume or use a nitrate drug prescription intended for chest pain or heart problems are not recommended to take this drug. This is one of the primary questions that doctors or medical professionals ask when they do medical advice diagnosis.

According to the manufacturing company of the meds, Eli Lilly, which is an FDA sanctioned company, if you experience the following side effects during sexual activity, these could be an indication of a severe health problem.

Moreover, you should also get urgent medical assistance if you experience the following side effects:

  • Nausea
  • Numbness, pain, and tingling in the arms, jaw, neck, or chest
  • Dizziness
  • nasal congestion
  • muscle pain
  • memory problems
  • indigestion or stomach discomfort
  • facial flushing
  • back pain
  • high BP
  • swollen eyelids
  • red eyes
  • eye pain

In the case that erection continues after more than four hours, it is already considered as priapism or prolonged erection.

This condition may cause damage to the penis, and it is highly recommended to seek advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Furthermore, there are rare cases where Cialis or Tadalafil when use can weaken the BP towards the optic nerve of the eye, resulting in abrupt vision loss.

The weakened BP usually happens among patients with diabetes, hypertension, pre-existing eye complications, high cholesterol, or heart disease.

Individuals with the following health complications should avoid consuming Cialis or Tadalafil except if the medical professional says so:

  • low or high BP
  • chest pain, heart rhythm problems, or any type of heart illness
  • myocardial infarction within the last three months, or stroke or congestive heart failure within the previous six months
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • multiple myeloma, sickle cell anemia, leukemia, hemophilia, or other blood disorder or blood pressure
  • retinitis pigmentosa
  • stomach ulcer
  • any health complications where medical advice or diagnosis include avoiding any sexual activity
  • structural deformity of the male reproductive organ like Peyronie’s disease
  • prolonged erection

Find more information about the dosage and interaction here.

Is Cialis Safe?

It is known that Cialis or Tadalafil is a drug used to treat men’s erectile dysfunction. If they are getting a hard time maintaining their erection, this drug can be a good cure to it. Generally speaking, Cialis is safe to use. But, you have to put into consideration all the other substances or medications you use or take along with it. There may be some effects combining it with other drugs.

Alcohol for instance may interact with Cialis or Tadalafil. But excess in alcohol may lead to other serious problems or side effects. You have to drink moderately because this won’t give you any trouble.

Too much intake of alcohol while taking Cialis or Tadalafil may cause orthostatic hypotension. This gives you symptoms like dizziness, headache or fainting. Worst is that, it may lead you to fractures and some other serious injuries. Take note that this hypotension will make your heart beat fast which in the end, leads to a heart attack or the like.

The right explanation is that, both alcohol and Cialis or Tadalafil are vasodilators. What does it mean? These are substances that may lessen your blood pressure through the relaxed walls of the blood vessels. This allows the vessels to have a wide opening.

For the patient’s safety, it is very important to ask for help from your health professional. Do not forget that Cialis or Tadalafil serves as a prescribed medication. That being said, your health provider must know all other medications you are taking, as well as your present health condition before you start taking Cialis medication. Honesty is very important. Tell everything to your medical professional regarding your health.

Does Cialis give you a hard-on?

Men know that in some situations, they can’t stay hard. These means two things:

  • They can’t have an erection whenever they want. They can’t just have a hard-on.
  • They can’t stay or keep the erection going the longer they want it.

There are various reasons why you can’t be able to stay or get hard. It may be your lifestyle, health reasons and other kinds of situations or common issues like:

  • Smoking addiction
  • Excess alcohol consumption
  • Overweight
  • Drug abuse

Can the medication help you?

If you are not getting an erection regularly or if you have a condition called erectile dysfunction, here are the treatment or medication you may consider. These are proven helpful for most men. Medical professionals prescribe these medications too for erectile dysfunction. But they have to know first if these are safe for you to use or take. So you better talk to your health provider before taking it. The medication includes:

  • Cialis – Tadalafil
  • Viagra – Sildenafil
  • Spedra – Avanafil
  • Levitra – Vardenafil

The following discussion will talk more on Cialis or Tadalafil medication. It explains how does it help you to get and stay hard.

Cialis or Tadalafil drug helps you to have an easy ‘hard-on’. It will keep your erection by having a relax blood vessels in your penis which increases the blood flow as well to your penis. This drug is also called Tadalafil. This is the non-branded name or version. Both have the same function and ingredients too which means they have the same effects as the one taking it.

How long does it take for Cialis to peak?

Cialis or Tadalafil is one of the prescribed erectile dysfunction treatment your doctor will recommend. 75 percent of men already taking it. Some call it their “weekend pills” because it will take 30 mins to start feeling the ‘hard-on’ and the effects may last to almost 36 hrs. This is longer than any other erectile dysfunction pills. You have to take note of its dosages also. It comes in 4 dosages which are 2.5 and 5 mg (called Cialis Daily) and 10 and 20 mg (On-demand Cialis).

The on-demand (10 to 20 mg) Cialis or Tadalafil must be taken before having sex because it may last up to 36 hrs. This makes it the longest and lasting erectile ED treatment. On the other hand, Cialis daily use dosages (2 5 mg and 5 mg) must be taken in daily use or every day. It lasts the whole day to use which gives you the advantage of being ready whenever you want it. Take note also that you need to be in an arousal mood for this Cialis medication, whether a 2 5 mg the least or the 20 mg the greatest to help you get a satisfying erection.

Is Cialis Better Than Viagra?

How does Cialis or Tadalafil medication compare to Viagra? Well, both are effective medications when it comes to erectile dysfunction issues. But there are differences between these two as well. Below are just some of them.

  • They work similarly for ED treatment but they have different active ingredients.
  • Cialis contains Tadalafil ingredients while Viagra has Sildenafil ingredients.
  • Cialis has 2.5 to 5 mg daily dosage while Viagra has 2 5 mg, 5 mg, 20 mg and 100 mg daily dosage.
  • Yes, Viagra has the highest dosage compared to Cialis but that doesn’t mean that taking the drug has stronger side effects.
  • Cialis’ effectiveness when use is 36 hrs. Viagra on the other hand remains 4 to 6 hours.
  • Cialis is more expensive but both of them are also available in other generic versions.

So is it Cialis or the other ED drugs? The decision is for you to make of course, but you have to make sure that you have the advice of your health professional with regards to it. This is up to you if which one you should try to use first. There is no recommendation but you just have to follow what is the best medical advice to you by your doctor.

In any case that you have sexual activity more than 2 days in a week, it is advisable to take the Daily dosage of Cialis or Tadalafil. It helps you to have spontaneous sex as well because it’s a dosage that you need no planning ahead of time.

If you decided to take or use both but with doctor’s advice, you must not take the two drugs within 24-hrs of each other. The doctor will know if this is suitable for you, given all the medical history and other medication you tell them. There are ED trial packs offered by drugstores or online doctors, do not jump into getting a sample it right away. Decide well with your doctor’s advice about it.

Generally speaking, Cialis is far different when compared to Viagra or other approved ED products. Cialis stays in a person’s body longer. But, when it comes to clinical safety and efficacy, there were no studies yet that directly compared it to the other prescribed drugs.

What do you do when you experience Cialis side effects?

If you are suffering from all side effects explained above, specifically chest pain, nasal congestion, losing a visual, or painful erection might as well visit your doctor because they may give you an immediate response about it.

In any case that the side effects become life-threatening or serious, then you have to put a stop on your Cialis medication already. But you must not do the switching to other treatments right away. You must seek medical preferences and advice from your health provider for the meantime since some medication may react badly to your body.

The most effective way to lessen any chances of getting or experiencing all side effects of this drug is to make sure that you are taking it exactly as what the doctor instructed for you to do. If you use or take more dosage than what they recommend, then these side effects may occur. Too much is not good. Worst is, too much may cause you an overdose.