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Zenegra Red 100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Zenegra Red 100 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zenegra Red 100 mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹3.18/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Zenegra Tablet

Uses of Zenegra Tablet

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

Zenegra Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Zenegra Tablet works

Zenegra Red 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 Zenegra Tablet

Expert advice for Zenegra Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Zenegra Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zenegra Red 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Zenegra Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Sildenafil

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

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