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Tadalafil is a treatment for erectile dysfunction which is ideal for men who struggle to maintain or get an erection. If you’re suffering with impotence and need a treatment that will help you to get things moving, tadalafil could be the right choice for you.
How Tadalafil treats erectile dysfunction
Tadalafil is an active ingredient which works to treat erectile dysfunction by helping the blood vessels in your penis to relax. This makes it easier for your penis to get the blood flow it needs to become and stay erect. You’ll still need to be sexually stimulated to get an erection while using tadalafil, so you should enjoy some foreplay with your partner before getting down to business.
The dose of this product that you should take should be decided by your doctor, and you should follow their instructions carefully. No matter what your dose, you will usually take one tadalafil tablet at least 30 minutes before you plan on having sex. You will still need to be sexually stimulated to get an erection, so you will need to engage in foreplay with your partner, just as you would if you weren’t taking this product. Do not take more than once a day.
Like all medications, Tadalafil can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and seek medical assistance immediately:
- Allergic reactions, e.g. rashes, swelling of the lips, face, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing, etc.
- Chest pain – do not use any nitrates and seek medical assistance right away
- A prolonged and possibly painful erection, if your erection lasts for over 4 hours speak to a doctor immediately
- Sudden loss of vision or hearing
Other common side effects of this product include:
- Back pain
- Muscle aches
- Pain in arms and legs
- Facial flushing
- Nasal congestion
For a complete list of potential side effects, please see the patient information leaflet included with this product. If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, speak to your doctor or pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
Tadalafil should not be taken by women, and should only be taken by men. If you’re unsure whether this product is right for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Tadalafil is not suitable for use in children under the age of 18. Women should not take this medication. Do not take this product if you are allergic to tadalafil or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not use this product if you have:
- Serious heart disease or have had a heart attack within the last 90 days
- Had a stroke within the last 6 months
- Low blood pressure or uncontrolled high blood pressure
- Had loss of vision because of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION)
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you:
- Have heart problems
- Have sickle cell anaemia
- Have multiple myeloma
- Have leukaemia
- Have any deformation of the penis
- Have liver or kidney problems
- Have had pelvic surgery
- Have had all or part of your prostate gland removed
If you’re taking tadalafil, you should not drink grapefruit juice, as this could affect how this medication works and how much your body absorbs. You should also avoid drinking alcohol while taking this product, as alcohol can affect your ability to get an erection and can temporarily lower your blood pressure.
If you’re taking any other medication, including those you obtained without a prescription, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using this product. Do not take this product if you are already taking:
- Any nitrates, which are often used to treat angina, or chest pain
- Riociguant, which is used to treat arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary arterial hypertension
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you’re already taking:
- Alpha blockers, which are used to treat high blood pressure or some symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Other medicines to treat high blood pressure
- 5-alpha reductase inhibitor
- Medications used to treat fungal infections, e.g. ketoconazole
- Protease inhibitors, which are used to treat AIDS or HIV
- Phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine
- Rifampicin, erythromycin, clarithromycin, and itraconazole
- Any other treatments for erectile dysfunction
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not use this product if the expiry date printed on the original packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
The active substance is tadalafil.
- Each 2.5 mg film-coated tablet contains 2.5 mg of tadalafil
- Each 5 mg film-coated tablet contains 5 mg of tadalafil
- Each 10 mg film-coated tablet contains 10 mg of tadalafil
- Each 20 mg film-coated tablet contains 20 mg of tadalafil
The other ingredients are -
Tablet core: Lactose monohydrate, croscarmellose sodium, hydroxypropyl cellulose, sodium laurilsulphate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate.
2.5 mg and 5 mg film-coat: Opadry Yellow 03K520010 contains HPMC 2910/ Hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin, talc, iron oxide yellow (E172), iron oxide red (E172).
10 mg and 20 mg film coat: Opadry II Yellow 32K12884 contains lactose monohydrate, HPMC 2910/ Hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin, iron oxide yellow (E172).
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Can tadalafil be used to treat anything else?
Tadalafil tablets can be used to treat a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia, which is common in men as they get older.
When you have this condition, it means that your prostate gets bigger as you get older, which can make it more difficult for you to pee.
Tadalafil improves blood flow in your prostate, just like it does in your penis, helping it to relax and making it easier for you to pee.
What causes erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction, sometimes known as impotence, is a common problem amongst men and may be caused by age, being overweight, smoking, drinking too much alcohol, or having a medical condition like diabetes, high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease.
The inability to create or maintain an erection happens when there isn’t enough blood flowing to the penis, if the penis cannot trap blood, or when the nerve signals don’t send the signal of arousal to the penis.
Diabetes can cause nerve damage in the penis, in addition to certain cancer treatments affecting its functionality.
Can I drive after taking tadalafil?
Tadalafil can sometimes cause dizziness after you’ve taken it.
If this happens to you, or you experience any other side effects which could affect your ability to drive, do not attempt to drive or use tools or machinery until you are absolutely sure that you are safe to do so.
Will tadalafil affect my fertility?
Studies have shown that some men who take tadalafil can experience a reduction in sperm production.
However, this is unlikely to lead to a lack of fertility.
If you are trying to conceive, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
Do I need a prescription for this medication?
You do need a prescription for this medication in the UK.
Our healthcare professionals can provide prescriptions if they think this treatment would be right for you and your condition.
When you click the button which reads “Start Consultation” at the top of this page, you’ll see a short questionnaire set up by our healthcare team which is designed to help them understand your medical needs.
Just like an in-person consultation with your GP, our doctors will assess your answers to their questions and write a prescription for the treatment they think will be best for you.
You’ll then be able to pay for your medication and we’ll send it out to you quickly and in discreet packaging.