Uses of Suhagra Tablet
Suhagra 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension.
Side effects of Suhagra Tablet
Flushing (sense of warmth in the face,
neck and trunk),
Pain in extremity.
How to use Suhagra Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Suhagra 50mg Tablet with food.
How Suhagra Tablet works
Suhagra 50mg tablet is a phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works in erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis by relaxing the muscles in penile blood vessels. It works in pulmonary hypertension by relaxing the blood vessels in the lungs to allow blood to flow more easily.
Expert advice for Suhagra Tablet
Suhagra helps to have and maintain an erection, but it will not produce the erection without sexual stimulation.
It should be taken just when you need it and one to half hour before sexual intercourse.
It can be taken with or without food.
You should not use if you have recently taken nitrates. Nitrates are commonly used in angina (chest pain).
Inform your doctor if the erection does not subside within two hours after sexual intercourse.
Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Suhagra.
Do not take Suhagra if you recently had a stroke, a heart attack or if you have severe liver disease or very low blood pressure (<90/50 mmHg).
Alcohol – Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy – Suhagra 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation – Suhagra 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving- Suhagra 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney – Suhagra 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Suhagra 50mg Tablet is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. A lowering of dose may be considered if it is not well-tolerated.
Liver – Suhagra 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Suhagra 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. There is limited information available on the use of Suhagra 50mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions for Suhagra 50mg Tablet
Q. How does Suhagra work?
Suhagra is a phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor which works by relaxing the penile smooth muscles and by increasing the blood flow to the penis. It helps to achieve and maintain an erection but only if there is sexual stimulation.
Q. Is Suhagra safe?
Yes, Suhagra is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at effective doses like Headache, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Pain in Extremity.
Q. Is Suhagra a steroid?
No, Suhagra is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Q. Is Suhagra an over the counter product?
No, Suhagra is not an over-the-counter product. You can buy it when it is prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Suhagra a blood thinner?
No, Suhagra is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Q. Can I take Suhagra for premature ejaculation?
Suhagra is not known to have any beneficial effects of treating premature ejaculation. It is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Q. Can I take Suhagra for the rest of my life?
Suhagra is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Suhagra in my twenties?
Yes, Suhagra can be taken in the twenties. It is approved for use in adult men above the age of 18 who have erectile dysfunction. It should be taken after consulting a doctor and strictly as advised.
Q. Can I take Suhagra with dapoxetine?
Yes, Suhagra can be safely taken with dapoxetine. Suhagra is useful for treating erectile dysfunction and dapoxetine is for premature ejaculation. A fixed dose combination of these medicines is available which is useful in patients suffering from both erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Suhagra with warfarin?
Suhagra can be taken with warfarin, no significant drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, there have been some clinical reports of penile fracture in patients using Suhagra with warfarin. Inform your doctor before taking the two drugs together.