Manufacturer: AJANTA PHARMA
Category: Erectile dysfunction
Substance: sildenafil citrate
Package: 100 mg/tab.
Viagra is used for treating erectile dysfunction (e.g., male impotence). In combination with sexual stimulation, this medicine works by helping the blood flow into the penis to achieve and maintain an erection. This medicine is not intended for use in women or children. This medicine will not protect against sexually transmitted diseases including HIV infection. Use ‘safe sex’ practices such as latex condoms.
How to use
Viagra is to be taken 30 minutes to 1 hour before sexual activity. Viagra’s effect lasts for about 4 hours. Viagra is not supposed to be taken more than one pill (100mg) per day.
Do not take his medicine if you are also taking or using nitroglycerin, (e.g., tablet, patch, or ointment dose forms) or other nitrates (e.g., isosorbide), nitroprusside (or any “nitric oxide donor” medicine), or recreational drugs called “poppers” containing amyl or butyl nitrate because very serious interactions may occur. If you are not sure whether a certain medicine is a nitrate, contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you are currently using any of these medicines, tell your doctor or pharmacist before using sildenafil.
Additional monitoring of your dose or condition may be needed if you are taking other medicines for impotence, azole antifungals (e.g., itraconazole, ketoconazole), cimetidine, erythromycin, mibefradil, rifamycins (e.g., rifampin), high blood pressure medicines, or delavirdine. If you are taking an HIV protease inhibitor (e.g., ritonavir, saquinavir), do not take more than a 25 mg dose of sildenafil in a 48-hour period. If you are taking more than a 25 mg dose of sildenafil and are also taking an alpha-blocker medicine (e.g., doxazosin, prazosin, terazosin) for various conditions (e.g., enlarged prostate), separate the time between taking these medicines by more than 4 hours. See How To Use section for drug-food interaction information.
Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions including penis conditions (e.g., angulation, fibrosis/scarring, Peyronie’s disease), history of painful/prolonged erection (priapism), sickle cell anemia, blood system cancers (e.g., leukemia or myeloma), eye problems (e.g., retina diseases like retinitis pigmentosa), kidney or liver disease, bleeding disorders, active stomach ulcers, heart problems (e.g., recent heart attack or serious arrhythmia within past 6 months, heart failure, coronary artery disease with unstable angina, aortic stenosis, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis), recent stroke within past 6 months, very high or low blood pressure, or allergies.
When should Kamagra not be used?
You should not use Kamagra if you:
are taking any nitrate medication, such as nitroglycerin for angina, as it may lead to a severe drop in blood pressure
have a condition where sexual intercourse inadvisable due to cardiovascular or heart problems or you have had a heart attack or stroke in the last 6 months
have liver disease
have abnormally high or low blood pressure
have an eye disease like non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION), which causes loss of vision or if you have retinitis pigmentosa
are allergic to sildenafil or any other ingredients in Kamagra 100mg tablets
cimetidine for treating ulcers, antibiotics like erythromycin and rifampicin, verapamil or diltiazem (for high blood pressure), ritonavir or saquinavir (for HIV), itraconazole or ketaconazole (for fungal infections) alpha-blockers; like amlodipine for high blood pressure.