Viagra

Generic: Sildenafil Citrate Oral tablet, Viagra 100mg Tablet, Viagra 25mg Tablet, Viagra 50mg Tablet
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Sildenafil Citrate Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

SILDENAFIL (sil DEN a fil) is used to treat erection problems in men.

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How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. The dose is usually taken 1 hour before sexual activity. You should not take the dose more than once per day. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Read More ›

Viagra can be used to treat the following conditions:

  • pulmonary hypertension
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • sexual dysfunction

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. This medicine is not used in children for this condition.

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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

  • breathing problems

  • changes in hearing

  • changes in vision, blurred vision, trouble telling blue from green color

  • chest pain

  • fast, irregular heartbeat

  • men: prolonged or painful erection (lasting more than 4 hours)

  • seizures

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

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What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

  • cisapride

  • methscopolamine nitrate

  • nitrates like amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin

  • nitroprusside

  • other sildenafil products (Revatio)

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • certain drugs for high blood pressure

  • certain drugs for the treatment of HIV infection or AIDS

  • certain drugs used for fungal or yeast infections, like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, and voriconazole

  • cimetidine

  • erythromycin

  • rifampin

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What if I miss a dose?

This does not apply. Do not take double or extra doses.

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Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

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What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • anatomical deformation of the penis, Peyronie's disease, or ever had an erection that lasted more than 4 hours

  • eye or vision problems, including a rare inherited eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa

  • heart disease, angina, high or low blood pressure, a history of heart attack, or other heart problems

  • history of blood diseases, like sickle cell anemia or leukemia

  • history of stomach bleeding

  • kidney disease

  • liver disease

  • stroke

  • an unusual or allergic reaction to sildenafil, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

If you notice any changes in your vision while taking this drug, call your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible.

Call your health care provider right away if you have any change in vision.

Contact you doctor or health care professional right away if the erection lasts longer than 4 hours or if it becomes painful. This may be a sign of a serious problem and must be treated right away to prevent permanent damage.

If you experience symptoms of nausea, dizziness, chest pain or arm pain upon initiation of sexual activity after taking this medicine, you should refrain from further activity and call your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible.

Using this medicine does not protect you or your partner against HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.

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Who should not take Viagra?

Check with your doctor if you have any of the following:

angina, aortic stenosis, breast-feeding, cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac disease, children, coagulopathy, coronary artery disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), geriatric, heart failure, hepatic disease, hiatal hernia, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, hypertension, hypotension, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, infants, leukemia, multiple myeloma, myocardial infarction, neonates, nitrate/nitrite therapy, penile structural abnormality, peptic ulcer disease, polycythemia, pregnancy, renal impairment, retinitis pigmentosa, sickle cell disease, stroke, visual disturbance

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