How to use
Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) is taken orally when needed, usually about 15-20 minutes before planned sexual intercourse, but no more than once a day. The tablets need to be placed underneath the tongue until dissolved. This is essential, as just swallowing the pills will result in a similar effect to that of original Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate).
Follow the directions of your doctor exactly, even if they differ from the usually recommended dosage.
Potential symptoms of a Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) overdose include:
- Severe dizziness
- Prolonged and painful erection (for more than 4 hours)
If you suspect you have taken too much of this medication, you should contact your local poison control center or the emergency medical services immediately.
Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) is taken when needed, so you are unlikely to miss a dose.
Do not share this medication with others, since they may have a problem that is not effectively treated by this Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate).
Using this medication does not protect you against sexually transmitted diseases (e.g. HIV, Hepatitis B, gonorrhea, syphilis).
Store Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C), away from light and moisture. KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
The above information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed that the taking of this medication is safe, appropriate or effective for you.
Before using Generic Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate), inform your doctor of your medical history, especially of:
- Any allergies
- Penis conditions such as fibrosis or scarring (e.g. Peyronie's disease)
- A history of painful or prolonged erections (priapism)
- Sickle cell anemia
- Blood system cancers (such as leukemia or myeloma)
- Eye problems (retina diseases)
- Kidney or liver disease
- Bleeding disorders
- Active stomach ulcers
- Heart diseases
- Very high or low blood pressure
If you suffer or ever have suffered from any of the above, you may not be able to take Generic Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) or you may need a dosage adjustment.
To avoid getting dizzy or lightheaded when rising from a seated or lying position, you should get up slowly.
Generic Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) should not be used by women or children. Elderly people may be more sensitive to the side effects of this medication, so caution is advised for patients from this age group.
Before taking Generic Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate), you should tell your doctor about all the prescription and non-prescription medication you use. Especially mention:
- Nitrate medications (e.g. Nitroglycerin, Isosorbide dinitrate)
- Nitroprusside (any nitric oxide donor medicines)
- Azole antifungals (e.g. Itraconazole, Ketoconazole)
- Rifamycins (e.g. Rifampin)
- High blood pressure medication
- Certain HIV protease inhibitors (such as Saquinavir, Ritonavir, Amprenavir)
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate). Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Common potential side effects of Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) include:
- Stomach upsets
- Nasal stuffiness
Let your doctor know straightaway if any of the above side effects persist or worsen.
Also inform your doctor promptly should the following unlikely but serious side effects occur:
- Urination problems (e.g. pain)
- Vision problems
- Skin rash
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following very unlikely but very serious side effects:
- Chest pain
- Swelling of the foot or ankle
If you experience a painful or prolonged erection (lasts longer than 4 hours), you should stop using Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) immediately and seek emergency medical attention.
This is only a partial list of possible side effects of Generic Viagra Softabs (Sildenafil Citrate) and others may occur. Notify your doctor straightaway if you experience any side effects other than the ones mentioned above, especially if they become bothersome.