Tadalafil tablet (Tadalis® Sx)
What is this drug?
TADALAFIL is used to treat male erection problems.
What should I let my health care provider know prior to
taking this medicine?
Please inform them if you are having or have ever had any of the below conditions:
- any sorts of eye or vision problems, including a rare inherited eye disease called retinitis
- any heart disease, angina, a previous history of heart attacks, irregular heartbeat, or other
- abnormal blood pressure
- any deseases of kidney or liver
- any previous strokes
- any sort of unusual or allergic reaction to tadalafil, other medicines, foods, dyes, or
How should this medicine be used?
Take this medicine orally accompanied by a glass of water. You should follow all the directions
provided on the prescription label. This medicine may be taken regardless of your meal
timings/patterns. The dose is to be taken 30 to 60 minutes prior to planned sexual activity. No
more than one dose of this medicine should be taken on a single day. You should never take this
medicine more often than directed.
Overdosage: If you believe to have taken too much of this medicine, contact the nearest poison
control center or emergency room immediately.
NOTE: This drug is only intended for your usage. You should never share this medicine with
What to do if I missed a dose?
If you missed a dose, it may be taken when you remembered about it, provided that your intake
of this medicine is limited to one dose per day.
What are the possible interactions with this medicine?
This drug should never be taken with any of the below listed medications:
This list is not all inclusive and may not describe all potential interactions with other medicines.
You should provide your health care provider with a full list of all medicines, herbs, non-
prescription drugs, and dietary supplements which you are using. You should also let them know
whether you smoke, drink alcohol, or use any of the illegal drugs. Some of those items may
potentially interact with your medicine.
Is there anything for me to watch out for while using this
If you there are any noticeable changes in your vision during the treatment course with this drug,
let your doctor or health care professional know of it immediately. You should stop taking this
medicine and inform your health care provider immediately if you experience a sight loss in one
or both eyes.
You should also get in touch with your doctor or health care professional straightaway if your
erection lasts for longer than 4 hours or if it becomes painful at any stage. This may signify a
serious problem and has to be treated right away in order to prevent permanent damage.
If you are experiencing nausea, dizziness, chest pain or arm pain symptoms upon starting sexual
activity after you took this medicine, it is mandatory to refrain from any further activity and
inform your doctor or health care professional immediately.
Do not drink excess alcohol (for instance, 5 glasses of wine or 5 shots of whiskey) during the
treatment course with this medicine. Alcohol taken excessively increases your chances of getting
a headache or feeling dizzy, also increasing your heart rate or lowering your blood pressure.
The usage of this medicine would not protect you or your partner against HIV infection (the
virus causing AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
Are there any side effects which I may notice from taking
The below side effects should be reported to your doctor or health care professional
- allergic reactions including rash skin, itching or hives, face, lips, or tongue swelling
- difficulty breathing
- altered hearing
- chest pains
- fast or irregular heartbeat
The below side effects usually do not require medical attention (although you should escalate
them to your doctor or health care professional if they are persistent or bothersome):
- back pains
- digestion problems
- muscle aches
- stuffy or running nose
The above list is not all-inclusive and may not describe all possible side effects.
Where this medicine should be kept?
This medicine should be kept out of children's reach.
This medicine is to be stored at room temperatures between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86
degrees F). Any unused medicine should be thrown away after the expiry date is reached.