Sildenafil Citrate 100 mg
Sildenafil Citrate 100 mg is a moderately priced drug used to treat erection problems in men.
Package leaflet: Information for the patient
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
− Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
− If you have any further questions, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
− This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
− If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
What is in this leaflet
- What VIAGRA is and what it is used for
- What you need to know before you take VIAGRA
- How to take VIAGRA
- Possible side effects
- How to store VIAGRA
- Contents of the pack and other information
What VIAGRA is and what it is used for
VIAGRA contains the active substance sildenafil which belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE 5) inhibitors.
What you need to know before you take VIAGRA
Do not take VIAGRA If you are
− allergic to sildenafil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.6)..
− taking medicines called nitrates, as the combination may lead to a dangerous fall in your blood pressure. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines which are often given for relief of angina pectoris (or “chest pain”). If you are not certain, ask your doctor or
− using any of the medicines known as nitric oxide donors such as amyl nitrite (“poppers”), as the combination may also lead to a dangerous fall in your blood pressure.
− taking riociguat. This drug is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (i.e., high blood pressure in the lungs) and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before taking VIAGRA If you have
– sickle cell anaemia (an abnormality of red blood cells), leukaemia (cancer of blood cells), multiple myeloma (cancer of bone marrow).
– a deformity of your penis or Peyronie’s Disease.
− problems with your heart. Your doctor should carefully check whether your heart can take the additional strain of having sex.
− currently have a stomach ulcer, or a bleeding problems (such as haemophilia).
− experience sudden decrease or loss of vision, stop taking VIAGRA and contact your doctor immediately.