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Progra 100mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Progra 100mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men. It works by increasing blood flow to the penis. This helps men to get or maintain an erection. It belongs to a group of medicines known as phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE 5) inhibitors.

Progra 100mg Tablet may be taken on an empty stomach or with a meal. It should be strictly taken as advised by your doctor. You should take it about 1 hour before you plan to have sex. The amount of time it takes to work varies from person to person, but it normally takes between 30 minutes and 1 hour. This medicine will only help you to get an erection if you are sexually stimulated. However, you should not take this medicine if you do not have erectile dysfunction. It should not be taken more than once a day.

The most common side effects of this medicine are flushing (sense of warmth), headache, dizziness, blurred vision, muscle pain, stomach upset, and rash. Talk to your doctor if any of the side effects bother you or do not go away.

This medicine is not intended for use by women and men should avoid using any other medicines to treat impotence without talking to a doctor first. It can be dangerous to take it along with medicines called nitrates (often given for chest pain or angina). Do not take this medicine if you have severe heart or liver problems, have recently had a stroke or heart attack or if you have low blood pressure. Let your doctor know if you suffer from these or any other health problems before taking it. You should not drive if this medicine makes you feel dizzy. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it increases the chances of side effects.

Uses of Progra Tablet

Side effects of Progra Tablet

Common
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle pain
  • Upset stomach
  • Altered vision
  • Rash

How to use Progra 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. Progra 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Progra Tablet works

Progra 100mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Progra 100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Progra 100mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Progra 100mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Progra 100mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Progra 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Progra 100mg 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
CAUTION
Progra 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Progra 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Progra 100mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Progra Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Progra 100mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Progra 100mg 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.
  • Seek medical attention if the erection persists for more than 4 hours after sexual intercourse.
  • Do not use Progra 100mg Tablet if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain).
  • Do not take it 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 Progra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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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
Sexology
keep ur fasting sugars till 100mg/dl.take tablet dejac t1 hr befr sex
Premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take confido tablet 2 tablet twice, neo tablet 2 tablet twice, kaunch Pak 1 spoon twice with milk
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FAQs

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

The amount of time Progra takes to work varies from person to person, but it normally takes between half an hour and one hour. However, Progra may take longer to start working if you take it with a heavy meal. Its effect may last for about 3-4 hours.

Q. Can I get Progra without a prescription?

No, you need a doctor's prescription to get Progra since it is a prescription medicine. Your doctor will prescribe it only if they judge that it would be beneficial for you.

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

No, do not take Progra for more than once a day. If you take more Progra than the recommended dose then you may experience an increase in side effects and their severity. These side effects include flushing, headache, muscle pain, stomach upset, allergic reactions and vision changes such as blurred vision. Contact your doctor if Progra does not help you to get an erection, or if your erection does not last long enough for you to complete sexual intercourse.

Q. When should I take Progra?

Take Progra about 1 hour before you plan to have sex. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Inform your doctor if you feel the effect of Progra is too strong or too weak.

Q. Can I take Progra for premature ejaculation?

No, Progra is not known to have any beneficial effects in treating premature ejaculation. It is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

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

Use of Progra is harmful for patients taking nitrates or blood pressure-lowering medicines as their combined use can cause a severe fall in blood pressure, which can also result in death. However, if these medicines are to be taken together then it is advised to keep a time gap of 24 hours between the intake of Penegra and blood pressure-lowering medicines.

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

Progra 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 medicines or nitrates, it can cause a severe fall in blood pressure, which could be fatal. Progra 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 6 months.

Q. Can I take Progra in my twenties?

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

Q. Does Progra increase blood pressure?

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

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

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

Q. Does Progra affect fertility?

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

Q. Does Progra affect sperm?

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

Q. Can I drink alcohol while on Progra?

Drinking alcohol can temporarily impair your ability to get an erection. To get the maximum benefit from Progra, it is advised to not drink excessive amounts of alcohol before taking Progra.

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