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Suhagra

Suhagra is one of the leading generic alternatives to Viagra, made up of the sctive ingredient Sildenafil Citrate. Suhagra is used to treat male impotence by increasing blood flow to the penis when sexually stimulated, and offers long-lasting and stable erection when sexually aroused. Suhagra may also be marketed as: Sildenafil Citrate, Generic Viagra

*Suhagra® is manufactured by Cipla.

Uses

Sildenafil Citrate is the most prescribed erectile dysfunction treatment in the world. Sildenafil Citrate has helped millions of men around the world treat their impotence for over a decade. Sildenafil Citrate works by sending a rush of blood to the muscle tissues around the penis to produce a hard and long-lasting erection. Once aroused, Sildenafil Citrate begins to activate helping the user reach and sustain a satisfying erection.

How to take

Take one pill orally between 30 - 60 minutes before intended intercourse. You can take Sildenafil Citrate with our without food or drink. Do not take more than one tablet within a 24-hour period of time. Before taking Sildenafil, do not eat a very large or high fat meal as it will impair the effectiveness of the medication.

Side effects

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in hearing
  • changes in vision, blurred vision, trouble telling blue from green color
  • chest pain
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • men: prolonged or painful erection (lasting more than 4 hours)
  • seizures

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea
  • flushing
  • headache
  • indigestion
  • stuffy or runny nose

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

Precautions

Consult a doctor if you have a previous history of heart conditions, and/or high or low blood pressure. Men with a history of prostate problems or high blood pressure may be advised to take a lower than average dose of Sildenafil Citrate.

Those with a previous history of the following medical conditions are advised to consult a physician before taking Sildenafil Citrate, as complications may arise: coronary artery disease, diseases of the liver or kidneys, blood cell disorder, heart disease, retina infection, hypotension, hypertension, a stroke or a heart attack within the last six months, stomach ulcers, retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a warning against engaging in sexual intercourse due to the safety of one's health, or a deformity of the penis.

Sildenafil Citrate is not safe for women and males under the age of 18.

Avoid eating high-fat foods and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol two hours before taking Sildenafil Citrate, as they may limit the drug's effectiveness.

Drug interactions

Do not take this medicine with any of the following:

  • cisapride
  • methscopolamine nitrate
  • nitrates like amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin
  • nitroprusside
  • other sildenafil products (Revatio, Viagra, Eriacta, etc.)

This medicine may also interact with the following:

  • certain drugs for high blood pressure
  • certain drugs for the treatment of HIV infection or AIDS
  • certain drugs used for fungal or yeast infections, like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, and voriconazole
  • cimetidine
  • erythromycin
  • rifampin

This list may not describe all possible interactions.

Missed dose

Suhagra is used as needed, so you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule. If you miss a dose of Suhagra, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Storage

The ideal temperature for storing Sildenafil Citrate is between 59 and 86 degrees (or 15 and 30 degrees Celsius) away from heat, moisture, and sunlight. Keep this medication a safe distance away from children and pets.