Tadalis SX

  • Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet
  • Manufacturer: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
  • Medicine composition: Tadalafil
  • Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

About Tadalis

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet effectively helps in relaxing the muscles that are present in blood vessel walls, thus successfully increasing the flow of blood to certain areas in the body. The drug is thus used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence and benign prostatic hypertrophy, that is, enlarged prostate. Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet also aids in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension as well as effectively increases the capacity to exercise in both men and women. It is important to know that there are a few medicines which react with Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet resulting in dangerous side effects. Thus, make sure that you inform your health practitioner about your medical history and provide him with a complete list of medicines that you are taking at present. Also inform him of any health problems that you have currently. Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet can result in some  as well as minor side effects. side effects that you may experience
  • are-confusion and dizziness
  • fainting
  • pain or discomfort in the chest
  • loss of hearing
  • nausea accompanied with vomiting
  • sweating and weakness
  • breathing problems
In case your experience any of the above symptoms get in touch with your doctor as soon as possible. When it comes to minor side effects, Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet can lead to –
  • heartburn
  • belching
  • indigestion
  • pain in the stomach or neck
  • fever
These side effects go away with time. If they do persist it is best that you seek medical help. If you are taking the medication to treat erectile dysfunction and experience a painful erection or your erection lasts for more than 4 hours contact your medical adviser. An erection that lasts for a long period of time can cause potential damage to the penis. Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Urologist before using this medicine.

When is Tadalis Sx prescribed?

Erectile Dysfuntion

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of impotence; where achieving and sustaining an erection is a problem while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work only if there is sexual stimulation.

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure of arteries present in the lungs and right side of the heart. It also improves exercise capacity in such patients.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of age related prostate gland enlargement which may include painful, difficult, and frequent urination. What are the constraindications of Tadalis

Allergy

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to sildenafil or any other component of this medicine.

Organic nitrates

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are currently using any medicine that contains organic nitrates. Example: Nitroglycerin, Isosorbide etc.

Riociguat

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are consuming a medicine named Riociguat (Popular trade name is Adempas).

What are the side effects of Tadalis Sx

In addition to its intended effect, Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Flushing
  • Persistent cough
  • Decrease/loss of vision
  • Change in color vision
  • Decrease/loss of hearing
  • Prolonged and painful erection
  • Dizziness  Less
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Peeling and blistering of skin
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Pain in the arms, legs and the back
  • Uterine bleeding

How long is the duration of effect?

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 36-40 hours.

What is the onset of action?

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30-60 minutes of oral administration.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

This medicine is not recommended for consumption by pregnant women unless clearly needed. Consult a doctor and discuss the benefits and risks before taking this medicine.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

The use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers. Consult your doctor so that suitable substitute may be advised.

What are the dosage instructions?

Missed Dose instructions

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. This applies to conditions like Pulmonary Hypertension where the dose regimen is fixed.

Overdose instructions

Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You might require immediate medical attention if the overdose is severe.

Where is the Tadalis Sx approved?

  • India
  • United States
  • Japan

What are the interactions for Tadalis Sx?

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you’re at risk of a drug interaction.
  • Interaction with Disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
Report the incidence of any disease of the heart and blood vessel to the doctor. Use of Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is not recommended in such patients especially the ones who are advised to refrain from any sexual activity due to the risk of adverse effects on the heart.

Kidney Disease

Report the incidence of any kidney disease to the doctor. Use of Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients having severe kidney impairment. If the impairment is mild then this medicine can be used with suitable dose adjustments.

Obstructive disease of the lungs

Report the incidence of any obstructive disease of the lungs (veno-occlusive disease, emphysema, bronchitis etc.). Use of Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet is not recommended as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high.

Priapism

Report the incidence of prolonged and painful erection to the doctor. This may be due to underlying conditions such as sickle cell anemia, leukemia or deformation of the penis. The risk of permanent tissue (penis) damage is high in such patients and hence caution is advised while administering Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet.

Disease of the retina

Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet should be used with caution in patients suffering from a disorder of the retina in which color discrimination is impaired. Use of this medicine should be avoided in this cases.

Interaction with Alcohol

Ethanol

Use of alcohol should be avoided or kept to a minimal level while you are taking Tadalis Sx 20 MG Tablet. Symptoms like dizziness, fainting, flushing, persistent headaches should be reported to the doctor.

Amlodipine

Report the use of Amlodipine or any blood pressure lowering medicine to the doctor. The risk of side effects is very high if these medicines are consumed without a doctor’s supervision. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Carbamazepine

Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Suitable dose adjustments and clinical monitoring may be needed if these medicines are taken together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Ketoconazole

Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while taking these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Phenytoin

Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while taking these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Nitroglycerin

Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Combining these medications may cause some very severe side effects. Use of nitroglycerin or any other medication containing nitrates should be avoided. Do not stop or start the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Cimetidine

Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring while taking these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.
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