FAQs ABOUT TADAFLO
How TADAFLO works?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO daily?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO more than once a day without consulting your doctor.
How long does it take for TADAFLO to start working?
It may take around 30 minutes to 1 hour for TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO effective?
Yes. TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO delay the release of sperms?
No. TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO to improve sexual performance?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO than prescribed by my doctor?
Do not consume a higher dose of TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO father a child?
There is no confirmed proof that TADAFLO could affect fertility in men. However, it is better to consult your doctor before planning to have a child if you are taking TADAFLO.
Is TADAFLO safe?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking TADAFLO as it could reduce the effectiveness of TADAFLO.
How long does the effects of TADAFLO would last long?
The effects of TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO does not last long until sexual intercourse.
What should I do if I miss a dose of TADAFLO?
If you miss a dose of TADAFLO, 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 TADAFLO to compensate the missed dose.
What do I do if I take too many tablets of TADAFLO?
In case of over consumption of TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO be more effective?
No. Do not take a higher dose of TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO helps to urinate easily?
TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO help to dissolve kidney stones?
No. TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO cause long-lasting painful penile erection?
Yes. TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO stop urine?
In patients with urinary problems (such as unintentional passing of urine or frequent urination), TADAFLO 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 TADAFLO make me feel dizzy?
TADAFLO 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.