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Sildenafil Citrate

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Sildenafil relaxes muscles of the blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body. Sildenafil injection (Revatio) is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and improve exercise capacity in men and women. Another brand of sildenafil is Sildenafil injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
sildenafil
DRUG TYPE
agents for pulmonary hypertension

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Some medicines can cause unwanted or dangerous effects when used with sildenafil. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines, especially riociguat (Adempas).

Do not use sildenafil if you are also using a nitrate drug for chest pain or heart problems, including nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, and some recreational drugs such as "poppers." Using sildenafil with a nitrate medicine can cause a sudden and serious decrease in blood pressure.

Do not use sildenafil injection with Viagra similar medications such as avanafil (Stendra), tadalafil (Cialis) or vardenafil (Levitra). Tell your doctor about all medications you use for erectile dysfunction.

Get emergency medical help if you have ringing in your ears, sudden hearing loss, or sudden vision loss.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Revatio powder for reconstitution 10 mg/mL
tablet 20 mg
Viagra tablet 100 mg25 mg50 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Sildenafil Citrate tablet 100 mg20 mg25 mg50 mg

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