Filitra 10 is a generic version of the prescription medication tadalafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. It is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor, which blocks the PDE5 enzyme. PDE5 is an enzyme that breaks down cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP), a chemical messenger that helps to relax muscles and blood vessels.
When PDE5 is blocked, cGMP levels increase, which leads to the relaxation of the muscles and blood vessels in the penis. This allows more blood to flow into the penis, making it easier to get and keep an erection.
is taken orally, typically 30-60 minutes before sexual activity. It can be taken with or without food. The effects of Filitra 10 can last for up to 36 hours.
Potential side effects of Filitra 10:
Filitra 10 is generally safe and well-tolerated, but it can cause side effects in some people. The most common side effects of Filitra 10 are:
These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own. However, if you experience any severe side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.
Less common side effects of Filitra 10 include:
Priapism (a prolonged and painful erection)
If you experience any of these less common side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.
How to manage the side effects of Filitra 10:
If you experience any side effects of Filitra 10, there are a few things you can do to manage them:
Take the medication over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, to relieve headache and muscle pain.
Drink plenty of fluids to help reduce the risk of flushing and indigestion.
Avoid drinking alcohol, as this can worsen the side effects of Filitra 10.
If you experience any severe side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.