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Silnafil 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Silnafil Tablet

Silnafil Tablet side effects

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

How to use Silnafil 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. Silnafil 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Silnafil Tablet works

Silnafil 25 mg Tablet is a phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works by increasing blood flow to the penis by relaxing the muscles in penile blood vessels.

Silnafil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Silnafil 25 mg Tablet Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Silnafil 25 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Silnafil 25 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Silnafil 25 mg 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
Silnafil 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Silnafil 25 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
CAUTION
Silnafil 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Silnafil 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Silnafil 25 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Silnafil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Silnafil 25 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 Silnafil 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): Shinosun
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Carz, Antep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arthrox
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clarimac
MODERATE
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Silnafil

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regarding usage of penegra 25mg No reply received for my yesterdays' query
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
Hello PATIENT is no query seen by me. Penegra 25 is good medicine for erectile dysfunction but at your age it is not so safe. Before using you mush have a physician consultation
i had asked about penegra.25mg i am yet to get reply
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
hi PATIENT 25mg is used for erectile dysfunction but it is at a very low dose so i would suggest u to take 100mg 1 hr befr sex not more than 1 per day and 4 per week.
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FAQs

Q. Can I get Silnafil without a prescription?

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

Q. Can I take Silnafil for premature ejaculation?

Silnafil 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 Silnafil with paracetamol?

Yes, Silnafil 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 Silnafil for the rest of my life?

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

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

Use of Silnafil 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 Silnafil and any nitrate substance.

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

Silnafil 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. Silnafil 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 Silnafil in my twenties?

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

Q. Does Silnafil affect fertility?

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

Q. Does Silnafil affect sperm?

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

Q. Does Silnafil increase blood pressure?

No, Silnafil 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 Silnafil with any other medicine.

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

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

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