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Generic Cialis or Tadalafil is used for treating erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate). Another medicine of same category, Adcirca, is useful to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension.


If the patient is allergic to this medicine, then they should not take this medicine.  The patient if using any kind of nitrate containing medicine such as Nitroglycerin, isosorbide dintrate, isososrbide mononitrate for their chest pain or heart related problem, then they should not take Cialis. Some other medicine that contain nitrates are amyl nitrite should also be not used by the patient as taking these medicine might lead to sudden decrease in the blood pressure of the patient.  Some of the users of generic Cialis might suffer from painful erection or it lasts for more than 4 hours. In such case, they should contact to the doctor as soon as possible.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
40 Tablets Tadalafil Generic 40mg $40.00 $1.00
60 Tablets Tadalafil Generic 40mg $45.00 $0.75
100 Tablets Tadalafil Generic 40mg $60.00 $0.60

Generic Cialis or Tadalafil belong to the group of medicine known as phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor. It is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) in man. This medicine is available under the name of Adcirca for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Cilalis was also approved for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) as well as both BPH and ED if such condition occurs together, by USFDA in October 2011.

The medicine works by blocking the enzyme phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) that is present in the body. It allows blood flow into the penis so that it can achieve and maintain an erection.

Beside, Tadalafil is used for treating enlarged prostate that is known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This works by blocking phosphodiesterase-5 that results in the relaxation of smooth muscle present in the prostate and bladder. Hence, it provides relief in the flow of urine.

Generic Cialis or Tadalafil was developed by ICOS a biotechnology company and again developed and marketed by Lilly ICOS that is combined venture of two different companies, ICOS Corporation and Eli Lilly.

In addition to this, Tadalafil is also manufactured and marketed by Cipla, a pharmaceutical company under the trade name of Tadacip and is available in the strength of 10 mg and 20 mg.

This generic medicine got approval in United States as third ED prescribed drug. Prior to this, Sildenafil citrate and Vardenafil was other two drug that got approval for treating ED. The effects of generic Cialis remain till 36 hours and are taken only “when needed”.

The medicine appears as yellow in colour that is almond in shape. This film-coated tablet is available in the strength of 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg. The approved dose to treat the problem of pulmonary arterial hypertension is 40 mg or two tablets of 20 mg that should be taken once in day daily.

Tadalafil does not provide protection against any sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhoea, syphilis, HIV, etc.

Tadalafil or generic Cialis should be stored at such a place that child or pet do not reach there easily. It should be protected from light and moisture. This generic medicine should be stored at a room temperature that ranges from 15-30 degree centigrade.

Generic Cilais or Tadalafil is chemically known as pyrazino[1',2':1,6]pyrido[3,4-b]indole-1,4-dione, 6-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)2,3,6,7,12,12a-hexahydro-2-methyl-, (6R,12aR). It appears as crystalline solid and is soluble in ethanol whereas insoluble in water.  This selective inhibitor of cGMP specific PDE5 has a molecular weight of 389.41 and empirical formula as C22H19N3O4. It contains various inactive ingredients that include croscarmellose sodium, hydroxyl propyl cellulose, iron oxide, lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, sodium lauryl sulphate, titanium dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose and triacetin.

Other medicine of the same class includes: 

  • Sildenafil (Viagra)
  • Vardenafil (Levitra)

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The patient should not take more than one dose in a day for Cialis tablet. It can be taken with or without food.

For treating the problem of erectile dysfunction in case of male, the patient should be given 10 mg of generic Cialis tablet prior physical intercourse.

Based on the requirement of the patient, the dose can be increased to 20 mg or decreased to 5 mg.

A daily dose of 2.5 mg might be taken by the patient irrespective of the physical intercourse timing.

For the treatment of both erectile dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia together, a dose of 5 mg can be taken by them every day. 

The patient might suffer from side effects after using the medicine which includes:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Painful erection
  • Erection might last for more than 4 hours
  • Headache
  • Stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Stomach upset
  • Cough
  • Muscle pain
  • Back pain
  • Pain in arm/leg
  • Sudden loss of hearing
  • Vision change
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Convulsion
  • Light-headedness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Memory problem
  • The patient should not take Cialis if they are allergic to Tadalafil.

 

  • In case the patient is taking any medicine that contain nitrate, then they should avoid taking this medicine. Some of the nitrate containing drug include Nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, amyl nitrate or nitrite, etc.

 

  • The patient should tell to the doctor if they are suffering from heart disease, coronary artery disease, heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure, etc. before taking the medicine.

 

  • In case, the patient is experiencing any chest pain, high or low blood pressure, blood cell disorder such as sickle cell anaemia, leukaemia, multiple myeloma, bleeding disorder, haemophilia and stomach ulcer, then they should explain to the doctor.

 

  • If the patient is suffering or had suffered from retinitis pigmentosa that is an inherited condition of eye or Peyronie’s disease, then they should tell to the doctor prior taking this medicine.

 

  • The drug results in the dizziness and therefore, the work that requires clear vision or alertness should be avoided by the patient.

 

  • Alcohol and alcoholic beverages should be limited while using Cialis drug. To reduce the dizziness and light-headedness, the patient should get up slowly if they are rising from sitting or lying position.

 

  • In case the patient is taking any prescribed or non-prescribed drugs or herbal products then they should tell to the doctor prior taking the medicine.