Viraha 100 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Viraha Tablet

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

Viraha Tablet side effects

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

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

How Viraha Tablet works

Viraha 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.

Viraha Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Sildenafil with alcohol may lower blood pressure.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Viraha 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
Viraha 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
Viraha 100 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Viraha 100 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Viraha 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
Viraha 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Viraha 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Viraha 100 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Viraha Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Viraha 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Viraha 100 mg Tablet for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
  • It is best to take it an 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 Viraha 100 mg Tablet if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain).
  • Do not take it if you've had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Viraha

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Erectile dysfunction issue in penis. What patanjali ashwajeet ll be suitable? Please recommended me best ayurvedic medicine.thanks
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Yes, Ashwshilajeet is good, also take chandraprabha vati 2 tablet twice with water also along
I want sex partner but my body part not support its loose plz tell me solution
Dr. Jyoti Arora
Sexologist
The concern you had is know as Erectile Dysfunction""Erectile dysfunction (ED) Erection Issue Erectile Dysfunction is a very common and easily manageable issue. Hence the concern.Due to lack of proper guidance and ignorance, this issue does not get resolved easily. It is very easily treated by following measures: 1). Proper counselling 2). Exercises / techniques 3). Ayurvedic medicines it can be treated in 4-6 weeks.
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FAQs

Q. Is Viraha safe?
Yes, Viraha 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. How long does it take for Viraha to work?
Usually, Viraha starts working in about 30 min. Its effect usually may last for about 3-4 hours.
Q. What if Viraha doesn't work?
Talk to your doctor if Viraha doesn't seem to work. Your doctor may increase the dose of Viraha or switch you to an alternate option.
Q. Is Viraha an over the counter product?
No, Viraha is not an over-the-counter product. You can buy it when it is prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Can I take Viraha as often as I want?
No, do not take Viraha for more than once a day.
Q. When should I take Viraha?
Take Viraha 30-60 min before your sexual activity because this medicine takes around 30 min to start working.
Q. Can Viraha cause persistent and painful erection of the penis (priapism)?
Viraha 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 Viraha for premature ejaculation?
Viraha 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 Viraha with paracetamol?
Yes, Viraha 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 Viraha for the rest of my life?
Viraha is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Why is the use of Viraha contraindicated with nitrates?
Use of Viraha 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 Viraha and any nitrate substance.
Q. Why does Viraha cause a fall in blood pressure (hypotension)?
Viraha 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. Viraha 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 Viraha in my twenties?
Yes, Viraha 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 Viraha with dapoxetine?
Yes, Viraha can be safely taken with dapoxetine. Viraha 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 Viraha if I am also having high blood pressure?
Viraha can be taken in patients with high blood pressure. However, if you are taking medicines for high blood pressure, taking Viraha along with them can cause a significant fall in blood pressure which could be harmful. Viraha is absolutely contraindicated in patients taking nitrates. Inform your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Does Viraha affect fertility?
No, Viraha 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 Viraha affect sperm?
Viraha 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 Viraha with finasteride?
Yes, Viraha 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 Viraha can be used for the treatment of this problem along with finasteride.
Q. Does Viraha increase blood pressure?
No, Viraha 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 Viraha with any other medicine.
Q. Does Viraha delay ejaculation?
No, Viraha is not known to affect ejaculation.
Q. How does Viraha work?
Viraha 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 Viraha safe to use in patients with diabetes?
Yes, Viraha 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. Viraha 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 16th Mar 2018.
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