Medicine Overview of Erix Tablet
Side Effects of Erix are Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Stiffness, Blurred vision.
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. Erix 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Erix 100 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.
In Depth Information on Erix Tablet
You have been prescribed Erix 100 mg Tablet for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
It is best to take it an hour before sexual intercourse. But, you can take it anywhere between 30 minutes and 4 hours before sexual activity.
Don't take it more than once a day.
Seek medical attention if the erection persists for more than 4 hours after sexual intercourse.
- Do not use Erix 100 mg Tablet if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain).
- Do not take it if you've had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.
Erix Tablet related warnings
Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Erix 100 mg 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.
Erix 100 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.
Erix 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Erix 100 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Erix 100 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.
Erix 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Erix 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Erix 100 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Erix 100 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.
User Submitted Feedback For Erix 100 mg Tablet
What were the side-effects while using Erix 100 mg Tablet? How do you take Erix Tablet? How much was the improvement? Please rate Erix 100 mg Tablet on price What are you using Erix Tablet for?
Survey Participants: 18
“The following are the results of on-going survey on 1mg.com for Erix 100 mg Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.”
Frequently asked questions about Erix Tablet
Erix 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, Erix 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, Erix is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Q. Is Erix an over the counter product?
No, Erix is not an over-the-counter product. You can buy it when it is prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Erix a blood thinner?
No, Erix is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Q. Can I take Erix for premature ejaculation?
Erix 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 Erix for the rest of my life?
Erix is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Erix in my twenties?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix with dapoxetine?
Yes, Erix can be safely taken with dapoxetine. Erix 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 Erix with warfarin?
Erix 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 Erix with warfarin. Inform your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can I take Erix if I am also having high blood pressure?
Erix can be taken in patients with high blood pressure. However, if you are taking medicines for high blood pressure, taking Erix along with them can cause a significant fall in blood pressure which could be harmful. Erix is absolutely contraindicated in patients taking nitrates. Inform your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Erix with lisinopril?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix with ramipril?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix with beta blockers?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix with amlodipine?
Yes, Erix 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.
Q. Does Erix affect fertility?
No, Erix is not known to affect fertility. It is used only for erectile dysfunction. For treatment of any fertility-related problems, please consult a doctor.
Q. Does Erix affect sperm?
Erix is not known to affect sperm (number or movement of sperms). It is a drug which is used for erectile dysfunction.
Q. Does Erix increase blood pressure?
No, Erix 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 Erix with any other medicine.
Q. Does Erix delay ejaculation?
No, Erix is not known to affect ejaculation.
Erix like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Why does Erix cause a fall in blood pressure (hypotension)?
Erix 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. Erix 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. Is Erix safe to use in patients with diabetes?
Yes, Erix 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. Erix is seen to be beneficial in treating erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Q. Why is the use of Erix contraindicated with nitrates?
Use of Erix 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 Erix and any nitrate substance.
Q. What are the serious side effects of Erix?
Erix 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. Can I take Erix for treating piles (hemorrhoids)?
No, Erix is not indicated for the treatment of piles (hemorrhoids). Rather, its use has been reported to cause piles (hemorrhoids).
Q. Can Erix be taken with losartan?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix with paracetamol?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix with aspirin?
Yes, Erix can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can Erix increase the level of testosterone?
Yes, Erix can increase the testosterone levels. It has a direct effect on the testes which can lead to an increase in the blood testosterone levels.
Q. Can Erix cause persistent and painful erection of the penis (priapism)?
Erix 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 Erix be taken with itraconazole?
Erix can be taken with itraconzole, however, a dose adjustment would be needed before taking them together. Erix is metabolized (degraded) by an enzyme known as CYP3A4. Itraconazole decreases the working of this enzyme causing increased blood levels of Erix and higher chances of having side effects.
Q. Can I take Erix with tadalafil?
Both tadalafil and Erix 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 Erix with finasteride?
Yes, Erix 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 Erix can be used for the treatment of this problem along with finasteride.
Q. Can I take Erix with Tamsulosin?
Special caution needs to be taken when Erix 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.
Q. Is Erix a prescription medicine?
Yes, Erix is a prescription medicine and can be taken only when prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Erix for fun?
Erix 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Erix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Nicorandil: Lorandil, Nicoranfic, Dilkor, Asnicor, Corflo, Nicopress, Nicorex, Nucoril, K-Ion, Korandil
Medicines with composition Isosorbide Mononitrate: Monopark, Isotrate, Monex, Angitrate, Isopark, Angifree, Isobax, Monotrate, Solotrate, Monit
Medicines with composition Nitroprusside: Nitoside
Medicines with composition Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate: Leonite, Isonit GTN, Nitrogal, Nitrocare, Corodil, Myocare, Anginil, Nitract, GTN, Winitro
Medicines with composition Isosorbide Dinitrate: Sorbitrate, Isordil, Cardicap
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin, Terapress
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Avoprost, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Medicines with composition Tamsulosin: Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin, Temsunir, Prostop, Eaziflo, Orijet, Tamlocept, Contiflo Icon, Tamflo
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafcid, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane
Medicines with composition Ranitidine: Acigo, Rin, Ranis, Randor, No Gas, Ritin, Raniciz, Zivitec, Ranitidine, Ranitol
Medicines with composition Famotidine: Femo, Fagene, Avifam, Pedin, Famotic, Fadine, Famot, Acidosh, Autidine, F Cid
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: C Met
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Erix 100mg Tablet: AMH, XMX, JVN, UHP, RAC, TFP, JSL, MDI, BRC, NVL, BMJ, BDI, RHL, SAA, YMI, MPC, SGC, GPP, BBS, EVP, SSI, BLE, HSM, VDH, INC, OIP, PRC, VNS, AFT, RSS, GLD, SWP, GGL, ADT, ATL, SBN, WHP, ZEL, EEC, PNT, SPD, WHL, WDE, BLP, DYG, TSS, MJT, HEX, AGT, STS, BNA, DRA, EMB, HNP, BSN, AVL, LHP, OWN, RUS, OBS, CPK, NNP, NLP, LMS, PTI, KNH, RHW, MAM, AXM, FRM, JJE, 1MH, ANP, AYN, FIP, PLT, AVS, NVY, SDM, WPL, HMP, SGH, SJP, MSD, HCP, GEO, FGH, DFP, KHH, ANS, VJS, VSC, NEO, NWP, SLN, TNH, PMA, ANT, RDR, SVH, PHN, NTB, BIO, HPC, IMC, DLY, TOM, MAX, PHC, NPH, RWP, IPP, BHM, QTM, DPL, NLG, MBP, UPA, APS, DVH, SCH, JBT, AHP, AAY, KHD, SCP, KLC, HPP, KIS, RPI, PSF, BGS, MAP, ZPR, BHS, KIM, SWA, MLC, CRN, DHR, GMA, MRS, RVC, DGN, BJR, SIO, ESY, RHS, PNQ, NAS, IAD, SPF, OMV, CMD, GLM, SNH, MDO, 4IT, DHP, PRT, ASP, SSS, RRP, SMN, QLF, AMR, GDA, 9MM, HLT, SNG, KHC, HGI, SHN, HIP, MIP, GBL, HTS, OHM, AYU, PTP, NXG, GNC, NDP, BBN, TRP, SAF, HAT, USM, EQN, HZF, JHC, EAN, GFL, LHA, GTC, RTL, HBV, RPP, SVS, THP, KMC, BHP, PRL, SDE, SMS, OWP, SBL, SYN, VRS, MDH, HSP, PRN, DAO, ARD, SBA, MDN, SRG, ALY, AYM, BAL, RGH, HWS, UVD, BNC, BNT, WAD, NTL, VTR, OLT, BTM, CMC, ATP, PEN, GHR, JIV, SLC, MOM, RDH, SHD, VOP, BAP, DYL, ALC, RKS, MKT, NSL, CLT, TAT, PVP, BSL, STA, VSL, AVB, ABP, ENP, IPL, ZVP, RSA, VHP, SHG, DZY, BHA, DPP, BDN, USF, LCC, BLS, EPS, WSI, PWN, PPR, DLP, UMP, SHC, BJP, JVO, MAK, MKS, AAR