What if someone would like to use Cialis but cannot find a source to tell them about this medication — would they be interested in it and want to take it?

Be sure to read these facts:

I. What symptoms does Cialis treat?

Cialis is used to treat problems with achieving and maintaining an erection, also known as impotence.

II. How does Cialis work?

Cialis works during sexual arousal by increasing the chemicals important for achieving and maintaining an erection. The result is an increase in blood flow to the penis. An erection is caused by increased blood flow to the penis.

III. How is Cialis different from similar products used to treat erectile dysfunction?

The primary difference between Cialis and the similar ED medications is that Cialis’ effects persist longer. Certain differences between the safety and efficacy of Cialis and similar treatments have not been adequately studied.

IV. How should Cialis be administered?

You should take Cialis by mouth just before intercourse, but avoid taking it more than once daily. You do not have to have a meal prior to taking it. Some men can use Cialis effectively on a different dosage schedule. You should always talk to your doctor about this.

V. Are there any side effects from taking Cialis?

As with any other medication, side effects may be noted. The most frequent side effects are: headaches, pains in your back, and muscles, stuffy nose or indigestion. These generally last for somewhere between 12 hours to a day. Some people have also experienced visual difficulties.

VI. What is the most important information someone taking Cialis needs to know?

If nitrates or alpha-blocker medication (used for the condition of prostatic hyperplasia and high blood pressure), or others of this type of medications (other than 0.4 mg daily of Flomax), are taken with Cialis, a sudden blood pressure drop could be experienced. Dizziness or fainting can occur, or one can have a stroke.

- If you have heart problems, consult a doctor before taking Cialis.

- After taking one Cialis tablet, the ingredients can remain to the body for over 2 days if one uses other treatments or has liver or kidney ailments.

VII. How should you approach the subject of taking Cialis with your doctor?

As sexual activity causes the heart to work harder, your physician will know if Cialis is good or not for your heart. With the disease of the heart called ‘left ventricular outlet obstruction’ caused by enlargement of the heart muscles or valvular issues, side effects such as strokes, headaches, or fainting may occur. Those with heart disease such as angina, stroke or heart failure should not take Cialis; there is the risk of priapism, or prolonged painful erections. This is a very dangerous condition that would need immediate medical treatment. If an erection lasts longer than 4 hours, then you need to seek medical attention.

VIII. Who cannot use Ciallis?

Anyone using nitrates (nitroglycerin) or alpha blockers (with the exception of those taking FLOMAX) should not take Cialis; they may experience a sudden drop in blood pressure, which can cause fainting or, in some severe cases, even death.

IX. Are there special precautions for people taking other medications?

Your health care provider is the best person to provide advice regarding the proper use of medications. If you are taking Nitroglycerins alpha-blockers, do not take Cialis.