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Sildenafil

sildenafil
Sildenafil relaxes muscles of the blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body. Sildenafil under the name Sildenafil may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
sildenafil
DRUG TYPE
erectile dysfunction agents

Frequently Asked Questions

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 take 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". Taking sildenafil with a nitrate medicine can cause a sudden and serious decrease in blood pressure.

Contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if your erection is painful or lasts longer than 4 hours. A prolonged erection (priapism) can damage the penis.

Stop using sildenafil and get emergency medical help if you have sudden vision loss.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Sildenafil powder for reconstitution 10 mg/mL

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