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Agra 50 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Agra Tablet

Agra Tablet side effects

Common
  • Runny nose
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Muscle pain
  • Stomach upset
  • Vision changes
  • Rash

How to use Agra Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Agra 50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Agra Tablet works

Agra 50 mg Tablet is a phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works by relaxing the blood vessels in your penis, thereby increasing blood flow into the penis on sexual stimulation. This helps you achieve and maintain a hard, erect penis suitable for sexual activity.

Agra Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Agra 50 mg Tablet. Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Agra 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Agra 50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Agra 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Agra 50 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Agra 50 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. A lowering of dose may be considered if it is not well-tolerated.
Liver
Agra 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Agra 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Agra 50 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Agra Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Agra 50 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Agra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Monopark
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Shinosun
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clarimac
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arthrox
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Agra

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Taking Suhagra 100mg half tab once in a week from last 2 years, now not having independent erraction, without taking tab, suggest what to do?
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
u r having erectile dysfunction and there r various causes for it. suhagra 50mg is just helping u overcome itTreatment for erectile dysfunction: 1.stop smoking and alcohol 2.join a gym and reduce weight. Do weight lifting exercises. 3.tablet sildenafil or viagra 1 tablet 1 hour before sexual activity. 4.Get tested so that u don?t have any of the following causes: 1.heart diseases 2. diabetes 3.neurological problems 4.hormonal problems 5.drug side effects
Can I use Sildenafil once in a month .I don't have bp or diabetes problem.Please suggest some medicine
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
yeah. its the best drug for erectile dysfunction. u can use it suhagra 50mg 1 hr befr sex
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Agra to work?

Usually, Agra starts working in about 30 min. Its effect usually may last for about 3-4 hours.

Q. What if Agra doesn't work?

Talk to your doctor if Agra doesn't seem to work. Your doctor may increase the dose of Agra or switch you to an alternate option.

Q. Can I get Agra without a prescription?

No, you should never get Agra without prescription. Agra is a medicine, and it should be only taken when prescribed by a doctor.

Q. Can I take Agra as often as I want?

No, do not take Agra for more than once a day.

Q. When should I take Agra?

Take Agra 30-60 min before your sexual activity because this medicine takes around 30 min to start working.

Q. Can I take Agra for premature ejaculation?

Agra is not known to have any beneficial effects of treating premature ejaculation. It is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Q. Can I take Agra with paracetamol?

Yes, Agra can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Agra for the rest of my life?

Agra is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration that is advised by your doctor.

Q. Why is the use of Agra contraindicated with nitrates?

Use of Agra is harmful for patients taking nitrates (organic nitrates or organic nitrites) as their combined use can cause a severe fall in blood pressure, which can also result in death. It is advisable to keep a time gap of 24 hours between the intake of Agra and any nitrate substance.

Q. Why does Agra cause a fall in blood pressure (hypotension)?

Agra has the property of relaxing the smooth muscle of the blood vessels and widening them which can cause a fall in blood pressure (hypotension). So, when used with blood pressure lowering drugs or nitrates, it can cause a severe fall in blood pressure, which could be fatal. Agra should not be taken if you are taking nitrates for chest pain or you have a history of heart attack or stroke in the past six months.

Q. Can I take Agra in my twenties?

Yes, if prescribed by your doctor then Agra can be taken in your twenties.

Q. Does Agra affect fertility?

No, Agra does not affect fertility, neither negatively nor positively.

Q. Does Agra affect sperm?

Agra does not affect sperm count or its health. It is a medicine that is used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Q. Does Agra increase blood pressure?

No, Agra is not associated with an increase in blood pressure. It can cause a decrease in blood pressure especially if taken with other blood-pressure-lowering medications. Please consult your doctor before taking Agra with any other medicine.

Q. Is Agra safe to use in patients with diabetes?

Yes, if prescribed by your doctor then Agra is safe to use in patients with diabetes.

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