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Sexigra 100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Sexigra 100 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Sexigra 100 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Sexigra Tablet

Uses of Sexigra Tablet

Sexigra 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Sexigra Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Sexigra are Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Stiffness, Blurred vision.

How to use Sexigra 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. Sexigra 100 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Sexigra Tablet works

Sexigra 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 Sexigra Tablet

Expert advice for Sexigra Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Sexigra 100 mg Tablet for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
  • It's best to take Sexigra 100 mg Tablet about 1 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 Sexigra 100 mg Tablet if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain).
  • Do not take Sexigra 100 mg Tablet if you've had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.
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Sexigra Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Sexigra Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sexigra 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.
Lactation
Sexigra 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
Sexigra 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Sexigra 100 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sexigra 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
Sexigra 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sexigra 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Sexigra 100 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Sexigra Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Sexigra 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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Frequently asked questions about Sexigra Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sildenafil

Q. How does Sexigra work?
Sexigra 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.
Q. Is Sexigra safe?
Yes, Sexigra 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.
Q. Is Sexigra a steroid?
No, Sexigra is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Q. Is Sexigra an over the counter product?
No, Sexigra is not an over-the-counter product. You can buy it when it is prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Sexigra a blood thinner?
No, Sexigra 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 Sexigra for premature ejaculation?
Sexigra 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 Sexigra for the rest of my life?
Sexigra is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Sexigra in my twenties?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with dapoxetine?
Yes, Sexigra can be safely taken with dapoxetine. Sexigra 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 Sexigra with warfarin?
Sexigra 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 Sexigra with warfarin. Inform your doctor before taking the two drugs together.
Q. Can I take Sexigra if I am also having high blood pressure?
Sexigra can be taken in patients with high blood pressure. However, if you are taking medicines for high blood pressure, taking Sexigra along with them can cause a significant fall in blood pressure which could be harmful. Sexigra is absolutely contraindicated in patients taking nitrates. Inform your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Sexigra with lisinopril?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with ramipril?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with beta blockers?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with amlodipine?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra affect fertility?
No, Sexigra 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 Sexigra affect sperm?
Sexigra is not known to affect sperm (number or movement of sperms). It is a drug which is used for erectile dysfunction.
Q. Does Sexigra increase blood pressure?
No, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with any other medicine.
Q. Does Sexigra delay ejaculation?
No, Sexigra is not known to affect ejaculation.
Q. Does Sexigra expire?
Sexigra like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Why does Sexigra cause a fall in blood pressure (hypotension)?
Sexigra 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. Sexigra 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 Sexigra safe to use in patients with diabetes?
Yes, Sexigra 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. Sexigra is seen to be beneficial in treating erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Q. Why is the use of Sexigra contraindicated with nitrates?
Use of Sexigra 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 Sexigra and any nitrate substance.
Q. What are the serious side effects of Sexigra?
Sexigra 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 Sexigra for treating piles (hemorrhoids)?
No, Sexigra is not indicated for the treatment of piles (hemorrhoids). Rather, its use has been reported to cause piles (hemorrhoids).
Q. Can Sexigra be taken with losartan?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with paracetamol?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra with aspirin?
Yes, Sexigra can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can Sexigra increase the level of testosterone?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra cause persistent and painful erection of the penis (priapism)?
Sexigra 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 Sexigra be taken with itraconazole?
Sexigra can be taken with itraconzole, however, a dose adjustment would be needed before taking them together. Sexigra is metabolized (degraded) by an enzyme known as CYP3A4. Itraconazole decreases the working of this enzyme causing increased blood levels of Sexigra and higher chances of having side effects.
Q. Can I take Sexigra with tadalafil?
Both tadalafil and Sexigra 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 Sexigra with finasteride?
Yes, Sexigra 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 Sexigra can be used for the treatment of this problem along with finasteride.
Q. Can I take Sexigra with Tamsulosin?
Special caution needs to be taken when Sexigra 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 Sexigra a prescription medicine?
Yes, Sexigra is a prescription medicine and can be taken only when prescribed by the doctor.
Q. Can I take Sexigra for fun?
Sexigra 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 Sexigra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Isosorbide Dinitrate: Sorbitrate, Isordil, Cardicap
Sexigra with Nicorandil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicorandil: Lorandil, Nicoranfic, Dilkor, Asnicor, Corflo, Nicopress, Nicorex, Nucoril, K-Ion, Korandil, Zynicor, K-Cor, Duorandil
Sexigra with Nitroprusside
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nitroprusside: Nitoside
Sexigra with Naftopidil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Sexigra with Silodosin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief
Sexigra with Phenoxybenzamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Sexigra with Rifabutin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifabutin: Macbutin
Sexigra with Prazosin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Sexigra with Terazosin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Sexigra with Alfuzosin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo
Sexigra with Bosentan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Sexigra with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Sexigra with Doxazosin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Sexigra with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Sexigra with Fosphenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Sexigra with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Sexigra with Primidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Sexigra with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Sexigra with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Sexigra with Phenobarbitone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone
Sexigra with Cimetidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Cimetidine: Acitak
Sexigra with Lafutidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Lafutidine: Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty, Lafukem, Lafaxid, Laciloc, Lafumac, Swiftin
Sexigra with Nizatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nizatidine: Axid
Sexigra with Roxatidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxatidine: Rotane

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