Erectile dysfunction treatment?
There are many medicines available to treat ED problems (erectile dysfunction) in men. Sildenafil 20mg is the most suggested medicine to eliminate erectile dysfunction problems in men. It should be taken I hour before engaging in sex. This blog will help you understand how effective this medicine is in treating ED, its side effects, etc.
Sildenafil is available in form of an oral tablet but it also comes in jelly form. It is a popular medicine for ED. It is formulated to be used 1 hour before sexual intercourse and provides a solution to ED problems. Most men prefer using this tablet to solve ED issues.
Now, let us discuss Sildenafil 20mg and how to eliminate ED problems with this medicine
It helps treat
- Erectile dysfunction– erectile dysfunction is where a man is not able to get or keep a stiff erection required for sexual pleasure.
- PAH (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension)- high blood pressure that impacts the arteries of the heart and lungs.
Sildenafil 20 mg pill is the generic form of Viagra it is suggested once a day. Do not exceed the limit. You can take the pill with/without meals. Take it just half an hour or 1 hour before planning sexual activity. The effect of this pill will last for around 4-5 hours.
As this pill is an on-demand pill, missing a dose is unlikely. But, if you are taking it for treating PAH, take the dose you missed immediately. If you are not sure speak to your medical expert about the dose you missed.
Make sure that you take the exact dosage as prescribed by your sex expert. The sex expert will decide the correct dose of this tablet for you. One may start with the lowest dosage of this medicine is to be taken 1 hour before having sex. The sex expert will check how you respond to a given dosage and check if you face any side effects. Based on these factors he may increase your dose to about 100mg or may reduce it to 25mg. Do not exceed the limit of one pill a day. Also, take it when you need it.
Using sildenafil 20mg in the long run
This medicine can be used in the long run. If you and your sex expert find this medicine safe & effective for you, you can take it in the long run.
Before taking 20mg of this pill, notify your medical expert of the below-mentioned conditions
- You are allergic to some medicines
- Take nitrates to treat chest pain
- Suffer from seizures or epilepsy
- Heart attack, stroke, or irregular heartbeat
- Physical deformities of your penis
- Blood circulation issues
- Motion sickness
You can store the tablets in their original pack
- Do not expose the pills to direct light, heat, and moisture
- Keep it in the original pack of medicine.
- Do not keep the pills in a place where the pets and children can touch them.
- Store the tablets at a cool, controlled temperature as given on the packaging.
Frequently asked questions
Let us answer queries you may have about Sildenafil 20mg
Q-Is this tablet given according to weight or age?
The dosage of this tablet is not given according to weight but according to age. Your age determines your dosage. Normally, the medical expert will start with a lower dosage than normal if you are above 65 ages.
For instance, the doctor may put a 30-year-old male on a 50mg dose whereas may start with a dose of 20mg for a 70-year-old male. The reason being the body processes the tablet slowly if you are old. To get the correct dose according to your age, you can consult your sex expert.
Q-Is Sildenafil given in different dosages of 100, 150, and 200mg?
Normally, the highest dose advisable for Sildenafil to treat ED is 100mg/day according to the manufacturer of the drug. The doses of 150 and 200mg are for off-label purposes.
Here label means when a medicine is recommended to treat a problem that isn’t permissible to treat or medicine not approved by FDA. Sildenafil 20 mg is prescribed to treat ED and it is the highest dose. It is given to males who are not benefited from lower doses of this medicine.
It boosts the blood flow to your penis to give you a stiff erection. The erection will last for nearly 4-5 hours. To get the best outcome, take this drug without meals.
Do not exceed taking one tablet in one day. Take it one hour before having sex. Read and follow the directions given by the sex expert properly to get proper erections and enjoyable sex life. If you are concerned about this highest dosage, speak to your pharmacist or sexologist.
Factors that can alter your dosage
The doctor will prescribe the dosage of this medicine. It depends on multiple aspects:
- Other pills you are taking currently.
- How does your body react to this tablet or any side effects you may notice?
Other health conditions you may be having can also change your dosage for this ED medicine.
Your sexologist may give you a lower dosage in the beginning than a normal dose if you are
- 65 years or above
- Have liver problems
- Have kidney disease
Your sex expert will give you detailed information on taking the effective and safest dose of this medicine and the factors that can change your dosage.
Q-Is it fine to consume Sildenafil 20 mg?
Do not take higher doses of this ED medicine than suggested by the doctor.
Q-How long do the effects of the sildenafil 20mg of this tablet last?
You can see the effects of a 20mg dosage for 4-8 hours. The effects also depend on the dose and the person taking it. Some men get one or more erections within this time. So, even if this tablet stays in your body for nearly 8 hours doesn’t show that erection will also last for that long.
Q-Which dosage is better & effective sildenafil 20 mg or 50mg?
According to a study, this ED medicine at a 20mg dose is effective for men with severe ED problems. Some men report some negative effects of this medicine, while others find it safe and more effective as compared to 50mg.
Q-Is 20mg sildenafil safe?
This dosage is an effective and safe treatment for ED. Take it as recommended by the sex expert.
Oral medications are considered the first treatment options for ED. Most men, who face issues with maintaining stiff erections for sexual activity, find these medicines work for them with lesser side effects.
Sildenafil and other ED oral medicines help treat Erectile Dysfunction issues by improving nitric oxide effects. It is a natural chemical produced by the body that helps relax penis muscles. It boosts blood flow and enables men to get an erection upon sexual arousal.
Although ED medicines work similarly, their chemical composition is a bit different. These small differences can impact the way each medicine works in terms of how fast it starts working, how long it lasts, and its possible side effects.
Your sex expert will consider all these factors, medical history, and possible drug interactions before prescribing you an ED medication.