Cialis side effects

Cialis is only used by adults only and nowhere should it come in contact with children.

No drug fails to have its side effects. However, your doctor or pharmacist understand them better before prescribing this medication to you. He or she knows that the benefits surpass the risks. Cialis common side effects include a headache and dyspepsia. The ingredients contained in Cialis may cause additional sided effects. If they do occur, report to your doctor or pharmacist immediately. They include:

Less Common

  • Chest tightness or heaviness
  • Chills
  • Cold sweats
  • Confusion
  • Dizziness
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Hearing loss
  • Fainting
  • Arm, back, or jaw pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Slow or fast heartbeat
  • Sweating
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Vomiting
  • A headache, severe and throbbing
  • Hives or welts
  • Nervousness
  • Pounding in the ears

Rare

  • Inability to speak
  • Painful or prolonged erection of the penis
  • Incidence not known
  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • Blindness
  • Skin rash
  • Slow speech
  • Itching
  • Redness of the skin
  • Redness or soreness of the eyes
  • Scaly skin
  • Blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin
  • Loss of heat from the body
  • Cracks in the skin
  • Decrease or change in vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Red, swollen skin
  • Cough
  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Red irritated eyes
  • Difficulty with speaking
  • Double vision
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Swelling of the feet or lower legs

Many of these side effects don’t require any medical attention. Your body will continue adjusting itself with Cialis treatment day after day. Your doctor or pharmacist should be in a position to advice you on how you can control some of the above side effects. In case you experience adverse side effects, check with your health provider immediately.

Before taking Cialis, tell your doctor, if you are allergic to it and if you have any other allergies. Cialis may contain ingredients that can react and cause adverse side effects to your body. For more information, talk to your health provider. Also, before taking this drug, provide a list of previous drugs you have been using and share with your doctor or pharmacist for easy treatment.

Cialis may make you dizzy. Avoid driving, operating machines, or do any activity that requires alertness not until you are sure you can operate such activities safely. Also, avoid alcohol beverages. Share with your doctor about your medical history that include all products you may have used before any surgery is performed. This kind of brand should not be used by females. Some common medication used along with Cialis may cause interactions. They include:

  • Omeprazole
  • Simvastatin
  • Amlodipine
  • Aspirin
  • Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
  • Metformin
  • Medium (esomeprazole)
  • Tamsulosin
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
  • Testosterone
  • Tramadol
  • Viagra (sildenafil)
  • Atorvastatin
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin)
  • Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)
  • Gabapentin
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)

Tell your doctor if you have been having heart problems, stroke, high/low blood pressure, fibrosis/scarring, Peyronie's disease), bleeding disorders, conditions that may increase the risk of priapism (such as sickle cell anemia, leukemia, multiple myeloma), kidney disease, chest pain/angina, eye problems (such as retinitis pigmentosa, history of painful/prolonged erection (priapism), penis conditions (such as angulation,sudden decreased vision, NAION, active stomach ulcers.

Cialis is known better as Tadalafil, which is a PDE5 inhibitor and is marketed as a pill for treating erectile dysfunction (ED). It is also marketed under the name Adcirca meant to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. In October 2011, Cialis was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and also the combination of BPH and erectile dysfunction (ED) after the conditions coincide. Cialis was initially developed by ICOS a biotechnology company and marketed world-wide by Lilly ICOS, LLC. Cialis is also manufactured and sold by the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla under the name Tadacip.

On November 21, 2003, FDA approved Cialis open for sale in the United States after the first two ED pill known as sildenafil citrate (Viagra) and Vardenafil Hydrochloride (Levitra)). However, Cialis remains as the only drug among the three that is prescribed once-daily medication. Moreover, in May 2009, Cialis was approved by the FDA for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypotension in the United States after numerous research of the condition. As a joint venture between ICOS Corporation and Eli Lilly and Company, Eli Lilly sold out the exclusive rights to commercialize Cialis for an upfront payment of $150 million. Remember Cialis is only available for prescription.