Assurans 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Assurans Tablet

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Uses of Assurans Tablet

Assurans 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension.
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Side effects of Assurans Tablet

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Headache, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Pain in extremity.

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How to use Assurans 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. It is better to take Assurans 20mg Tablet with food.

How Assurans Tablet works

Assurans 20mg tablet is a phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works in erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis by relaxing the muscles in penile blood vessels. It works in pulmonary hypertension by relaxing the blood vessels in the lungs to allow blood to flow more easily.

In Depth Information on Assurans Tablet

Expert advice for Assurans Tablet

  • Assurans helps to have and maintain an erection, but it will not produce the erection without sexual stimulation.
  • It should be taken just when you need it and one to half hour before sexual intercourse.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • You should not use if you have recently taken nitrates. Nitrates are commonly used in angina (chest pain).
  • Inform your doctor if the erection does not subside within two hours after sexual intercourse.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any eye sight change while taking Assurans.
  • Do not take Assurans if you recently had a stroke, a heart attack or if you have severe liver disease or very low blood pressure (<90/50 mmHg).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Assurans 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Assurans 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Assurans 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Assurans 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
SAFE
Assurans 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Assurans 20mg 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.
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Liver
Assurans 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Assurans 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

There is limited information available on the use of Assurans 20mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Myonit Injection, Glynit 2.6mg Tablet, Zynicor 5mg Tablet, New GTN 6.4mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sildenafil, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Assurans 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sildenafil

Assurans is a phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor which works by relaxing the penile smooth muscles and by increasing the blood flow to the penis. It helps to achieve and maintain an erection but only if there is sexual stimulation.
Yes, Assurans is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at effective doses like Headache, Diarrhoea, Dyspepsia, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Pain in Extremity.
No, Assurans is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
No, Assurans is not an over-the-counter product. You can buy it when it is prescribed by a doctor.
No, Assurans is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Assurans is not known to have any beneficial effects of treating premature ejaculation. It is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Assurans is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Yes, Assurans can be taken in the twenties. It is approved for use in adult men above the age of 18 who have erectile dysfunction. It should be taken after consulting a doctor and strictly as advised.
Q. Can I take Assurans with dapoxetine?
Yes, Assurans can be safely taken with dapoxetine. Assurans is useful for treating erectile dysfunction and dapoxetine is for premature ejaculation. A fixed dose combination of these medicines is available which is useful in patients suffering from both erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Assurans with warfarin?
Assurans can be taken with warfarin, no significant drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, there have been some clinical reports of penile fracture in patients using Assurans with warfarin. Inform your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Assurans can be taken in patients with high blood pressure. However, if you are taking medicines for high blood pressure, taking Assurans along with them can cause a significant fall in blood pressure which could be harmful. Assurans is absolutely contraindicated in patients taking nitrates. Inform your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Assurans with lisinopril?
Yes, Assurans can be taken with lisinopril. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Can I take Assurans with ramipril?
Yes, Assurans can be taken with ramipril. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Can I take Assurans with beta blockers?
Yes, Assurans can be taken with beta-blockers. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Can I take Assurans with amlodipine?
Yes, Assurans can be taken with amlodipine. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
No, Assurans is not known to affect fertility. It is used only for erectile dysfunction. For treatment of any fertility-related problems, please consult a doctor.
Assurans is not known to affect sperm (number or movement of sperms). It is a drug which is used for erectile dysfunction.
No, Assurans 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 Assurans with any other medicine.
No, Assurans is not known to affect ejaculation.
Assurans like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Assurans 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. Assurans 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.
Yes, Assurans is safe to use in patients with diabetes. Erectile dysfunction and is commonly reported by diabetic patients as diabetes is one of the most common causes of this condition. Long standing diabetes can damage the nerves in the body (neuropathy) including the nerves of the penis. It also harden and narrow the blood vessels which decreases the blood flow to the penis causing erectile dysfunction. Assurans is seen to be beneficial in treating erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Use of Assurans is not recommended in 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 Assurans and any nitrate substance.
Assurans can cause serious side effects like heart attack, sudden cardiac death, abnormal heart beat and bleeding in the brain tissues that can cause temporary or permanent brain damage. A patient can have chest pain during the intercourse and if this occurs, try to relax in a semi-sitting position and do not use any nitrate to relieve the chest pain. Rarely a sudden loss in vision and serious allergic skin reactions with fever, peeling and swelling of the skin, blistering of the mouth, genitals and around the eyes can occur.
Q. What is the difference between Assurans and lodenafil?
Both Assurans and lodenafil are phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors and are used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Assurans is also used in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in lower doses. Assurans is more effective and more potent than lodenafil which is relatively a newer molecule. There is not much data available on the side effects of lodenafil as of now.
No, Assurans is not indicated for the treatment of piles (hemorrhoids). Rather, its use has been reported to cause piles (hemorrhoids).
Q. Can Assurans be taken with losartan?
Yes, Assurans can be taken along with losartan. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Can I take Assurans with paracetamol?
Yes, Assurans 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 Assurans with aspirin?
Yes, Assurans can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Yes, Assurans can increase the testosterone levels. It has a direct effect on the testes which can lead to an increase in the blood testosterone levels.
Assurans and other drugs used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction have been seen to cause prolonged erections and persistent and painful erection of the penis(priapism). In case the erection persists for more than 4 hours, immediately seek medical attention. If it is not treated immediately, penile tissue damage and permanent loss of potency can occur.
Q. Can Assurans be taken with itraconazole?
Assurans can be taken with itraconzole, however, a dose adjustment would be needed before taking them together. Assurans is metabolized (degraded) by an enzyme known as CYP3A4. Itraconazole decreases the working of this enzyme causing increased blood levels of Assurans and higher chances of having side effects.
Q. Is Assurans better than tadalafil?
Both Assurans and tadalafil belong to the same group of drugs called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors, used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension. However, tadalafil has a slow onset of action with less efficacy but works for a much longer time and is safer than Assurans.
Q. Can I take Assurans with tadalafil?
Both tadalafil and Assurans are phosphodiesterase inhibitors and act by dilating the blood vessels. Using them together would not give any additional benefit, rather they may cause a severe fall in blood pressure and a prolonged painful erection. Therefore, these two drugs should not be taken together.
Q. What is the benefit of taking Assurans with finasteride?
Yes, Assurans can be taken along with finasteride. This combination is beneficial in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Finasteride is also known to cause erectile dysfunction as one of its side effects and Assurans can be used for the treatment of this problem along with finasteride.
Q. Can I take Assurans with Tamsulosin?
Special caution needs to be taken when Assurans is taken along with Tamsulosin. Both are known to decrease blood pressure and can also cause orthostatic hypotension (fall in blood pressure when standing from a sitting position). So, when taken together they can cause a severe fall in blood pressure which can be harmful.
Yes, Assurans is a prescription medicine and can be taken only when prescribed by the doctor.
Assurans is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the appropriate indication as prescribed by a doctor as it may be associated with its own side effects.
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