What Is Cialis?

Cialis is the brand name for the drug Tadalafil, which, among other uses, is used as one of the main treatment methods for erectile dysfunction (ED) disorder.

Other uses for the drug Tadalafil include treatment for benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate) and pulmonary arterial hypertension. However, these are the uses of the drug in different forms and thus are sold under a different brand name other than Cialis. Tadalafil can be used for both men and women when treating pulmonary arterial hypertension.

When Tadalafil is sold as Cialis, it works by relaxing the muscles of the blood vessels and increasing blood flow to the penile areas of men’s bodies.

Who Can Take Cialis?

Cialis must be prescribed to you by your doctor. However, due to the fact that it is not addicting in nature, it is relatively easy to prescribe given that the person seeking the prescription does not have any pre-existing conditions or prescription medicines that could interfere with Cialis or cause medical issues. It is also because of these reasons that it is crucial to see a doctor before taking Cialis and ensuring that you are purchasing your Cialis from a reputable source.

It is also important to see a doctor before taking Cialis to ensure that you are taking the right dosage of Cialis, as the drug comes in multiple dosage levels, including 2.5, 5, 10, and 20-milligram doses.

What Does Cialis Look Like?

Cialis pills are almond shaped and come in different shades of yellow depending on the dosage of the pill. The larger the dosage of Cialis, the deeper the shade of yellow the pill is, with the lightest shade being almost white in colour.

Another great way to identify a Cialis pill is by the imprint on the pill, which will be a cursive letter “C,” followed by the number of milligrams of Tadalafil that is present in the pill.

Important Information About Cialis

Mixing Cialis with other medications can be dangerous and should be approved by a doctor. As with introducing any new prescription drug into your life, it is important to take precaution and make sure that you know everything about the drug that you are going to be taking before doing so. There are a few drugs and conditions that do not mix well with Cialis and can cause health problems if Cialis is taken in conjunction with them.

For example, Cialis should not be taken if you are also currently using a nitrate drug that helps with heart problems or chest pains, including isosorbide dinitrate, including nitroglycerin, isosorbide mononitrate, and certain recreational drugs including “poppers.”

The reason for this is because of the way that Cialis controls blood flow throughout the body. Taking Cialis in conjunction with one of the above-listed drugs or any drug that is meant to help with heart or chest issues can cause a sudden and significant drop in blood pressure which, in turn, can result in some serious medical issues that require immediate medical attention.

Risks of Cialis

As with any new drug, there are risks that you should assess when introducing your body to using Cialis regularly, but there is nothing to be concerned about. Cialis was deemed safe for use in Europe in 2002 and safe for use in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration in 2003.

The drug has been around long enough for doctors to fully understand the side effects and how to treat them, and for them to know that the drug is both effective and safe. The vast majority of cases where Cialis use went wrong was due to a patient with either an undiscovered or an undisclosed medical condition that did not mix well with Cialis.

How to Take Cialis

Cialis is prescribed by a doctor and can be bought either through a pharmacy or online with a valid prescription. Cialis should not be taken more than once a day and use of Cialis more than once within a 24-hour span can result in medical issues or unwanted side effects. Directions on the label of the prescription should be followed precisely, and the prescription should be taken in the exact amount that was prescribed.

A doctor’s assessment of their patient before prescribing Cialis allows them to get an understanding of exactly how much Cialis a patient requires to treat their erectile dysfunction. Thus, if your doctor has prescribed a certain amount, this amount should be heeded.

Cialis is a fairly simple drug to take and can be taken with or without food. The tablets of Cialis should be taken the whole and not broken up into smaller pieces. Breaking up Cialis will make the drug taste bad and have a rough effect on the stomach of the person who is taking it. Cialis should be stored at room temperature, away from excessive moisture or heat.

One of the most important things to note when one is taking Cialis is that the drug itself does not cause sexual arousal. There is no magic pill that is designed specifically to cause sexual arousal, and Cialis is no different. Instead, Cialis is just mean to treat erectile dysfunction in those who suffer from it. This means that sexual arousal is needed in order for Cialis to work. Cialis simply enhances arousal and inhibits chemicals that are released from the brain during periods of sexual arousal that could prevent one from getting an erection. Those who take Cialis can’t get an erection just from taking the pill.

Side Effects of Cialis

The side effects that one may experience from taking Cialis are generally mild if present at all. As stated before, there are some adverse effects that may happen if Cialis is taken in conjunction with certain medicines such as those that are used for chest pains or heart problems. Common side effects of Cialis include flushing (a feeling of hotness in cheeks), headache, and stuffy nose.

Conclusion

Cialis is a great option for those who are suffering from erectile dysfunction disorder. When a doctor is consulted, and the drug purchased from a reputable and safe source, then it is a perfectly safe drug that is great for use for those who have erectile dysfunction issues.

About Andrew JenkinsonMr. Andrew Jenkinson is a general surgeon in Harley Street, London specialising in Bariatric and Laparoscopic procedures. His interests include surgery for weight loss and diabetes, acid reflux disease, gallstones, hernia repair and surgical emergencies. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and holds a Master of Surgery title for his research thesis. He is a member of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society, the International Federation of Surgery for Obesity, the Association of Upper GI Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.Andrew Jenkinson Facebook Andrew Jenkinson Google Plus Andrew Jenkinson Twitter Andrew Jenkinson Medium Andrew Jenkinson Wordpress Andrew Jenkinson Blogger