Vasosure 20 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Vasosure Tablet

Vasosure 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Vasosure Tablet side effects

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

How to use Vasosure 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. Vasosure 20 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vasosure Tablet works

Vasosure 20 mg Tablet is a phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works by relaxing the blood vessels in your lungs thereby reducing the high blood pressure in the lungs. This allows your heart to work less to pump blood in your lungs.

Vasosure Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Vasosure 20 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
Vasosure 20 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
Vasosure 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Vasosure 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Vasosure 20 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
Vasosure 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vasosure 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Vasosure 20 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Vasosure 20 mg Tablet is used to treat high pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs (the pulmonary arteries).
  • It can help improve your quality of life and exercise ability.
  • Vasosure 20 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not use other medicines (nitrates or nitroglycerin) when taking Vasosure 20 mg Tablet as it could drop your blood pressure to a dangerous level.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Vasosure 20 mg Tablet as that may increase the blood pressure-lowering effects of Vasosure 20 mg Tablet.
  • Stop taking Vasosure 20 mg Tablet and immediately inform your doctor if you notice loss of vision in one or both eyes or sudden loss of hearing with ringing sensation in your ear.
  • If you have an erection, which lasts continuously for more than 4 hours, stop taking Vasosure 20 mg Tablet and contact your doctor immediately.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to worsening of your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

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FAQs

Q. Is Vasosure safe?
Yes, Vasosure 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 Vasosure an over the counter product?
No, Vasosure is not an over-the-counter product. You can buy it when it is prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Can Vasosure cause persistent and painful erection of the penis (priapism)?
Vasosure 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 I take Vasosure for premature ejaculation?
Vasosure 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 Vasosure with paracetamol?
Yes, Vasosure 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 Vasosure for the rest of my life?
Vasosure is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Why is the use of Vasosure contraindicated with nitrates?
Use of Vasosure 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 Vasosure and any nitrate substance.
Q. Why does Vasosure cause a fall in blood pressure (hypotension)?
Vasosure 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. Vasosure 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 Vasosure in my twenties?
Yes, Vasosure 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 Vasosure with dapoxetine?
Yes, Vasosure can be safely taken with dapoxetine. Vasosure 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 Vasosure if I am also having high blood pressure?
Vasosure can be taken in patients with high blood pressure. However, if you are taking medicines for high blood pressure, taking Vasosure along with them can cause a significant fall in blood pressure which could be harmful. Vasosure is absolutely contraindicated in patients taking nitrates. Inform your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Does Vasosure affect fertility?
No, Vasosure 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 Vasosure affect sperm?
Vasosure is not known to affect sperm (number or movement of sperms). It is a drug which is used for erectile dysfunction.
Q. What is the benefit of taking Vasosure with finasteride?
Yes, Vasosure 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 Vasosure can be used for the treatment of this problem along with finasteride.
Q. Does Vasosure increase blood pressure?
No, Vasosure 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 Vasosure with any other medicine.
Q. Does Vasosure delay ejaculation?
No, Vasosure is not known to affect ejaculation.
Q. How does Vasosure work?
Vasosure 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 Vasosure safe to use in patients with diabetes?
Yes, Vasosure 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. Vasosure is seen to be beneficial in treating erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Jun 2018.
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