Tadalafil is under the name of Cialis that is used to treat erectile dysfunction or impotence and symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy or known as enlarged prostate. There are different brands of this medication and one is Adcirca which is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and improve exercise capacity in both men and women.

This is a prescription of medication that is available on the market under different brands as mentioned above such as Adcirca and Cialis. This component exists in its generic form – tadalafil that is used different brand names to treat various health conditions. This component relaxes the muscles of the blood vessels and increases blood flow to a particular area of the body.

Here are some of the uses of Tadalafil.

• This is commonly used to treat male sexual function problems or what we commonly called as impotence or erectile dysfunction (ED). In combination with sexual stimulation, this medication works by increasing blood flow to the penis to help a man get and keep an erection.

• Also, this is used to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and it helps to relieve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia such as difficulty in a weak stream, the beginning of the flow of urine, and the need to urinate frequently or urgently including during the middle of the night.

• This medication is thought to work by relaxing the smooth muscle in the prostate and bladder and this drug does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and Hepatitis B. Practice of safe sex such as using latex condoms.

• You should take this medication orally, with or without food, as depending and directed by your doctor. Do not take this drug more often than once daily.

• The dosage of this drug us based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and some other medications that you may be taking. You need to be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products and medications you used or using and that includes prescription drugs, herbal products, and nonprescription drugs.

• In regards to treat the symptoms of BPH, take the medication as directed by the doctor, and it is usually taken once a day. If you are one of the people that also taking finasteride with this medication to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, it is recommended that you should talk with your doctor about how long you should continue taking the medication.

• In regards to treating erectile dysfunction or impotence, there are two ways that this drug may be prescribed.

Depending on your doctor, they will determine which is the best way for you to take this drug. The first way to take is to take it as needed, usually, at least 30 minutes before sexual activity and the effect of this drug may last up to 36 hours. The second way is to treat ED regularly using this drug, once a day every day.

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