FAQs ABOUT ALFIL 5MG TABLET
How ALFIL 5MG TABLET works?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET works by blocking the effects of certain enzymes (PDE5) in the body that limits blood flow to the penis. This relaxes the blood vessels supplying the penis, improves blood flow to the penis and makes it stay erected throughout the process of sexual intercourse. It also relaxes the smooth muscles surrounding the bladder and prostate which improves the flow of urine thereby reducing the unpleasant signs of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
What is the use of ALFIL 5MG TABLET?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET is used to treat erectile dysfunction and BPH in men. It helps men to get and sustain a hard penis which is required for a normal sexual activity. It also reduces the unpleasant urinary symptoms associated with BPH.
Can I take ALFIL 5MG TABLET daily?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET is generally prescribed as one dose per day. However, your doctor will decide the number of doses per day depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not take ALFIL 5MG TABLET more than once a day without consulting your doctor.
How long does it take for ALFIL 5MG TABLET to start working?
It may take around 30 minutes to 1 hour for ALFIL 5MG TABLET to start working, therefore take this medicine at least one hour before planning to have sex. This time may vary from person to person depending upon their health condition.
Who can take ALFIL 5MG TABLET?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET can be used in adult men with erectile dysfunction or BPH. It is not suitable for use in healthy men without erectile dysfunction or in men who are not sexually stimulated. It is also not advisable for use in children or adolescents (aged below 18 years).
Is ALFIL 5MG TABLET effective?
Yes. ALFIL 5MG TABLET improves penile erection (make penis firm) during sexual intercourse. It acts by relaxing the blood vessels supplying the penis which therefore improves penile blood flow and oxygen supply. It also relaxes the smooth muscles surrounding the bladder and prostate and improves the flow of urine thereby reducing the unpleasant signs of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
Can the use of ALFIL 5MG TABLET delay the release of sperms?
No. ALFIL 5MG TABLET would only help to get an erection (hard penis) in patients with erectile dysfunction. It does not exerts its effects on sperm release (ejaculation) and therefore cannot be used to prevent premature ejaculation (early release of sperms).
Can healthy men consume ALFIL 5MG TABLET to improve sexual performance?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET is not an aphrodisiac (sex-stimulating agent). It does not induce sexual thoughts or can improve sexual performance/pleasure in healthy men. It would help you to get an erection only if you are sexually stimulated.
What will happen if I consume a high dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET than prescribed by my doctor?
Do not consume a higher dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET than the one prescribed by your doctor, as it may lead to unwanted side effects. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you, depending on your age and disease condition. If the prescribed dose, does not help you to get an erection or if your erection does not last long until sexual intercourse, contact your doctor.
Can men taking ALFIL 5MG TABLET father a child?
There is no confirmed proof that ALFIL 5MG TABLET could affect fertility in men. However, it is better to consult your doctor before planning to have a child if you are taking ALFIL 5MG TABLET.
Is ALFIL 5MG TABLET safe?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET is considered safe at doses prescribed by the physician. However, it may cause few side effects such as headache dizziness, flushing or muscle pain in some individuals. Contact your doctor if they bother you.
Can I consume alcohol while taking ALFIL 5MG TABLET?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking ALFIL 5MG TABLET as it could reduce the effectiveness of ALFIL 5MG TABLET.
How long does the effects of ALFIL 5MG TABLET would last long?
The effects of ALFIL 5MG TABLET would normally last long for 4 hours. However, this time may vary from person to person depending upon their age and health condition. Consult your doctor if the effects of ALFIL 5MG TABLET does not last long until sexual intercourse.
What should I do if I miss a dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET?
If you miss a dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one at regular times. Do not take a double dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET to compensate the missed dose.
What do I do if I take too many tablets of ALFIL 5MG TABLET?
In case of over consumption of ALFIL 5MG TABLET contact your healthcare practitioner. Symptoms of overdosage may include chest pain, hearing problems or sudden decrease or loss of vision.
Will taking a higher dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET be more effective?
No. Do not take a higher dose of ALFIL 5MG TABLET than prescribed by your doctor, as it could lead to toxicity. Always consume the dose prescribed by your doctor. If you feel that the prescribed dose is not working for you, consult your doctor for advice.
Can ALFIL 5MG TABLET helps to urinate easily?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET helps to regulate the flow of urine by relaxing the smooth muscles surrounding the bladder and prostate. It improves urine flow and reduces pain and discomfort while passing urine.
Can ALFIL 5MG TABLET help to dissolve kidney stones?
No. ALFIL 5MG TABLET is only used to treat erectile dysfunction or benign prostatic hyperplasia. It cannot dissolve kidney stones. Consult your doctor for advice.
Can the use of ALFIL 5MG TABLET cause long-lasting painful penile erection?
Yes. ALFIL 5MG TABLET may rarely cause persistent painful penile erection (priapism) which is unrelated to sexual activity. If you experience any such symptom, contact your doctor immediately.
Can ALFIL 5MG TABLET stop urine?
In patients with urinary problems (such as unintentional passing of urine or frequent urination), ALFIL 5MG TABLET regulates the flow of urine by relaxing the smooth muscles surrounding the bladder and prostate. Therefore, it controls abnormal urinary symptoms (such as difficulty in passing urine or frequent urination).
Can the use of ALFIL 5MG TABLET make me feel dizzy?
ALFIL 5MG TABLET may cause dizziness in some individuals. If you experience dizziness, try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling dizzy. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your dizziness. Consult your doctor if your dizziness worsens.