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Exygra 100 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Exygra Tablet

Exygra 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 Exygra 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. Exygra 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Exygra Tablet works

Exygra 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.

Exygra Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Exygra 100 mg Tablet. Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Exygra 100 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
Exygra 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.
Driving
Exygra 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Exygra 100 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Exygra 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.
Liver
Exygra 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Exygra 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Exygra 100 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Exygra Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Exygra 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.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Exygra 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
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
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MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Exygra

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I feel erectile dysfunction and loss of libidos for some time.I am a diabetic for the last 16 years,( mostly in control by oral medicine) age 48. Any treatment?
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
keep ur fasting sugars till 100mg/dl.take tablet dejac t1 hr befr sex
I am a diabetic patient. I take daily one gluconorm forte G1 . And one telvas h 40 for B P. Now I have erectile dysfunction ,for I have tried many drugs like tentex forte, manforce 50. But of no use. What to do now? Please suggest.
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
keep ur fasting sugars around 100mg/dl and take tablet dejac t 1 hr befr sex
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User Feedback


FAQs

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

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

Q. What if Exygra doesn't work?

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

Q. Can I get Exygra without a prescription?

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

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

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

Q. When should I take Exygra?

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

Q. Can I take Exygra for premature ejaculation?

Exygra 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 Exygra with paracetamol?

Yes, Exygra 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 Exygra for the rest of my life?

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

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

Use of Exygra 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 Exygra and any nitrate substance.

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

Exygra 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. Exygra 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 Exygra in my twenties?

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

Q. Does Exygra affect fertility?

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

Q. Does Exygra affect sperm?

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

Q. Does Exygra increase blood pressure?

No, Exygra 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 Exygra with any other medicine.

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

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

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