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Megalis 20 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Megalis Tablet

Megalis Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle pain
  • Nasal congestion
  • Indigestion
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Nosebleeds

How to use Megalis 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. Megalis 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Megalis Tablet works

Megalis 20 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.

Megalis Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Megalis 20 Tablet. Tadalafil can lower blood pressure, and combining it with alcohol may further increase this effect.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Megalis 20 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
No information is available on the use of Megalis 20 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Megalis 20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Megalis 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megalis 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Megalis 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megalis 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Megalis 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Megalis Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Megalis 20 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Megalis 20 Tablet for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
  • It is best to take it an hour before sexual intercourse. But, you can take it anytime between 30 minutes and 4 hours before sexual activity.
  • Do not take it more than once a day.
  • It may also be used for treating the urinary symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia).
  • It may cause dizziness or blurred vision. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol as it can reduce your ability to get an erection and can make dizziness worse.
  • Seek medical attention if the erection persists for more than 4 hours after sexual intercourse.
  • Do not use Megalis 20 Tablet if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain), if you have had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Megalis 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): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arthrox
MODERATE
Brand(s): Shinosun
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clarimac
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Megalis

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I dont get erections at all. I have Hypothyroidism. I take Thyronorm 50 mcg daily. I was prescribed Megalis 20 by a sexilogist to be taken twice a week. I used to get erections after taking the tablet before but now even the tablet is not working that great. Can you please help?
Dr. Vinod Raina
Sexologist
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Do megalis 20 have any side effect?
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. Some common side effects like Headache, Erythema, Insomnia, Breathlessness, Flushing, Hay fever, Nose bleed, Dyspepsia.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Megalis affect fertility?

No, using Megalis does not affect fertility. It works by relaxing the muscles of penile blood vessels and has no effect on fertility.

Q. Do I need to avoid alcohol while taking Megalis?

Alcohol in small amounts may not cause any discomfort to you. However, drinking too much alcohol (5 units or greater) can increase your chances of getting a headache or feeling dizzy, increased heart rate or low blood pressure.

Q. Does Megalis delay ejaculation?

No, Megalis is not known to affect ejaculation. It is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Q. What are the symptoms that should prompt me to discontinue Megalis?

You should immediately consult your doctor if you experience sudden vision loss in one or both eyes, sudden decrease in hearing or hearing loss, ringing in ears and dizziness. Also, contact your doctor if you experience prolonged erections greater than 4 hours and painful erections greater than 6 hours in duration.

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