TADALAFIL

TADALAFIL (tah DA la fil) is used to treat erection problems in men. It is also used for enlargement of the prostate gland in men, a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. This medicine improves urine flow and reduces BPH symptoms. This medicine can also treat both erection problems and BPH when they occur

Tadalafil

How should you use this medication?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You may take this medicine with or without meals. When this medicine is used for erection problems, your doctor may prescribe it to be taken once daily or as needed. If you are taking the medicine as needed, you may be able to have s@xual activity 30 minutes after taking it and for up to 36 hours after taking it. Whether you are taking the medicine as needed or once daily, you should not take more than one dose per day. If you are taking this medicine for symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or to treat both BPH and an erection problem, take the dose once dailyat about the same time each day. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.



What are the possible side effects of this medicine?

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
  • problems
  • changes in hearing
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • prolonged or painful erection
  • seizures


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


  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • flushing
  • headache
  • indigestion
  • muscle aches
  • nausea
  • stuffy or runny nose


What may interact with this medicine?

Our pharmacists will check to see if this medication will cause any interactions with the information in your profile. Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:


  • nitrates like amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin
  • other medicines for erectile dysfunction like avanafil, sildenafil, vardenafil
  • other tadalafil products (Adcirca)
  • riociguat

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:


  • 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
  • certain drugs used for seizures like carbamazepine, phenytoin, and phenobarbital
  • grapefruit juice
  • macrolide antibiotics like clarithromycin, erythromycin, troleandomycin
  • medicines for prostate problems
  • rifabutin, rifampin or rifapentine