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Caverta - 50mg  

Sildenafil Citrate
Caverta - 50mg

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The generic name of the medication?
The generic name of the medication is Sildenafil Citrate.

What does Sildenafil Citrate do?
Sildenafil Citrate works on improving blood flow to particular parts of the body. Typically, it is used by men to ensure better blood flow to the penis so as to attain and sustain an erection. At the same time, it can also be used to improve one’s ability to exercise, in both men and women. Further, when it comes to pulmonary arterial hypertension, Sildenafil Citrate really proves handy. It must be noted though that Sildenafil Citrate on its own does not improve sexual performance; there has to be prior sexual stimulation for that. It can be chewed, and is present in typical tablet form as well as in jelly form.

How does Sildenafil Citrate work?
Sildenafil Citrate works by serving as an inhibitor to the phosphodiesterase5 enzyme. Effectively, it controls the actions of this enzyme and therefore can work on controlling the way in which blood flows to the penis, ensures that it remains erect for long.

What are the circumstances in which Sildenafil Citrate should be avoided?
Sildenafil Citrate should ideally be avoided in a number of circumstances. For instance, in those with diabetes or with heart problems, it is not recommended. Then in women, if they are pregnant or are breastfeeding, again it should be avoided. Likewise, if there are any bladder infections, kidney problems, or problems with the thyroid gland, this is a medication that you should avoid.

What are recommended dosages of the medication?
Recommended dosages of the medication are completely as per doctor’s advice. One should not go above or below what the doctor has advised.

What are strengths of the medication in which it is available?
Sildenafil Citrate is sold by various pharmacies under multiple brand names and dosages. Instances include Suhagra (25, 50 and 100 mg), Penegra (50 and 100 mg), Caverta (50 and 100 mg), Manly (100 mg), Womengra (100 mg), Kamagra Effervescent (100 mg), as well as Kamagra Gold and Kamagra Chew Tablets.

What are the companies that make Sildenafil Citrate?
There are many companies that make Sildenafil Citrate, including Tanbaxy, Ajanta Pharma, Zydus Adilac, Cipla, among others. They offer the medication in various packs, most of which you will find on this website.

How do I take the medication?
The best method is to swallow completely with one full glass of water. Consumption of Sildenafil Citrate should be complemented by a balanced and nutritious diet which is rich in fruits and vegetables. Effervescent tablets can be placed in water and then taken while chewable tablets do not require any water to be taken along with it.

How is the schedule at which this medication is to be taken?
Sildenafil Citrate should ideally be taken every day at the same time which allows the body to build a routine around the drug. Dosages should ideally be discussed with and confirmed by the doctor.

In case I end up overdosing?
In case you end up overdosing, you must immediately seek out medical attention without fail.

And if I end up missing a dose?
If you end up missing a dose, remember you can always take the next one. The key is to avoid overdosing or double dosing.

Does Sildenafil Citrate have side effects?
Yes, there are some side effects of Sildenafil Citrate which have been noted:

  1. A painful erection that is prolonged and does not go away even after 4 hours
  2. Irregular heartbeat
  3. Unexpected and completely sudden loss of vision
  4. Loss of hearing which is absolutely sudden
  5. Inability to prolong the sexual act
  6. Tingling sensation in the arms, chest, jaw or neck
  7. Light headedness
  8. Pain in the chest
  9. Fainting
  10. General feeling of heaviness
  11. Swollen ankles, hands, or feet

Do not be overly concerned in case you experience these symptoms; there could be other reasons for their occurrence as well. Also, it is extremely unlikely that you will experience all of them together. The ideal course of action is to see the doctor as soon as you can.

The drugs that Sildenafil Citrate can interact / react with?
There are many drugs that Sildenafil Citrate can end up reacting or interacting with. For instance, drugs for hypertension and depression, antibiotics like Clarithromycin and Erythromycin, HIV medication such as Ritonavir, medications for Hepatitis C such as Boceprevir and Telaprevir, other impotence medications like Vardenafil and Tadalafil Avanafil, among others.
This is by no means an exhaustive list. Therefore, it is always strongly recommended that you consult with your doctor in case you are already taking medications for any existing medical condition, before embarking on a course of Sildenafil Citrate.

Some other important points that you should keep in mind

  • Avoid alcohol while you are taking this medication
  • Never go beyond the dosage prescribed to you
  • Avoid driving or operating any machinery while taking this medication
  • It is not recommended for children below the age of 18
  • Avoid fatty foods while taking Sildenafil Citrate
  • Nobody else should take your medication

Additional Information

SKU 946
US Brand Name Caverta 50mg
Strength 50 mg
Generic Name Sildenafil Citrate
Manufacturer Ranbaxy
PharmaceuticalForm Tablet/s
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