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Dr. Naveed Naeem
193 Doctors shared insights

Cialis (Overview)

This is a prescription drug for erectile dysfunction which has a longer period of activity than others in this category.


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What is daily Cialis like?

What is daily Cialis like?

CIALIS: It has recently been approved in the U.S. For prostate related voiding problems or bph. It often does not work as well for erections than the as needed dose if there is a long standing or diabetes/hypertenion realted e.D. ...Read more

Dr. Naveed Naeem
193 Doctors shared insights

Cialis (Overview)

This is a prescription drug for erectile dysfunction which has a longer period of activity than others in this category.


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What happens if you don't have ED and you use cialis?

What happens if you don't have ED and you use cialis?

Priapism: If one uses erection enhancing agents and they do not have ed, the risk of priapism is much greater. Priapism is the prolonged erection greater than 3 to 4 hours without the urge or desire to have sex. This is generally a very painful condition. This is a medical emergency and requires immediate attention in the er or long-term penile damage will occur including scarring and ed. ...Read more

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How to define cialis/tadalafil effectiveness?

How to define cialis/tadalafil effectiveness?

The patient defines: The patient defines effectiveness. Are the erections harder and better sustained? Is penetration possible? Is the overall sexual experience improved? ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: cialis?

Please describe the medication: cialis?

Cialis: Cialis is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction. It is a phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor (pde5) in the same family as viagra and levitra (vardenafil). It is different from these other medications in that it lasts in the system for a longer period of time (17 hours instead of 4 hours). All of these medications are typically safe but can be very dangerous for patients that take nitrates. ...Read more

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Why if I need Cialis 5 mg would my doctor prescribe only 2.5 mg.

Why if I need Cialis 5 mg would my doctor prescribe only 2.5 mg.

Local Problem: That is a question to ask of your doctor specifically. No one here knows the reasoning. Nor can we speak for your doctor. ...Read more

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Experienced ed, prescribed Cialis used approx 50 times over year. Broke up w/girlfriend not have sex another year. Just tried sex, appear pd curvature?

Experienced ed, prescribed Cialis used approx 50 times over year. Broke up w/girlfriend not have sex another year. Just tried sex, appear pd curvature?

Peyronie's disease: Erectile dysfunction & Cialis (or any other pde-5 inhibitor) have nothing to do w/developing peyronie's disease, a curvature in penis caused by scar tissue. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/peyronies-disease/ds00427 for basic info. Then check out http://articles. Latimes. Com/2012/jun/05/science/la-sci-sn-penis-peyronie-20120605 for latest development w/any promise. Go see your urologist. ...Read more

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Recently, I have tried Cialis and it works. But the side effects are too terrible.?

Cialis: What does Cialis did you take? There are 3 doses, 5, 10 and 20 mg. If you started at 20 then decreased to 10 or maybe even 5. If you had side effects at 5 mg, then you may need to try a different medication ...Read more

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If you take low dose aspirin which is safer Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

If you take low dose aspirin which is safer Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Both are fine: Low dose Aspirin is fine w/any oral pde-5 inhibitor such as cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. Low dose Aspirin can also be used w/alprostadil although you'd want to be more careful if you inject into your penis. ...Read more

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What is the side effect I take Cialis without doctor permession? I am shy to ask doctor if I want to take Cialis, I am 29 yrs old.

What is the side effect I take Cialis without doctor permession? I am shy to ask doctor if I want to take Cialis, I am 29 yrs old.

Never a good idea: It is never a good idea to take prescription medications without the supervision of a physician who can monitor your reactions, and possibly rule out a drug for you due to medical complications or side effects that you can not self assess. Talk to your doctor or see a urologist if you are having erectile dysfunction. Your sexual health is an important part of your life...don't ignore problems. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of cialis?

What are the side effects of cialis?

Headaches: The most common side effects include headaches and flushing of the face. It may rarely cause visual color changes or lower your blood pressure and cause dizziness, especially if taken with other medications. ...Read more

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I take Cialis and it stays in your system for 36 hours does that mean I cannot drink alcohol for 36 hours...?

I take Cialis and it stays in your system for 36 hours does that mean I cannot drink alcohol for 36 hours...?

Cialis & alcohol: The ban on alcohol with use of cialis-like drugs is not absolute. Excessive alcohol is contraindicated for 36 hours, but excessive alcohol is always contraindicated. A single glass of wine or beer is not necessarily a problem. Most forms of alcohol are mild depressants of sexual arousal, but you should know from past experience whether this is a problem for you. ...Read more

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Viagra (sildenafil) versus cialis, which is better and which lasts longer?

They both: Work in the proper situation and when used appropriately. Make sure you need such an rx before taking. Viagra (sildenafil) lasts about 6-8 hours, and Cialis can las up to 36. Neither is "better"; they both do what they're supposed to do. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take 20mg of levitra (vardenafil) 24 hours after taking 20mg cialis? I find Cialis wears off somewhat after 24 hours.

Erection Meds.: 24 hrs is ok. They work on different mechanisms. Do u really need take something every 24 hrs? . Evaluate one works best aa Cialis is long acting and levitra (brother to viagra) is short acting. Also depends on ur age. Cialis comes in daily dose 5 and2.5 mg to help prostatic problems, again pending age. Doesn't seemdaily dose is great but u didn't give ur age. Best would be Levitra (vardenafil) 1 hr before. ...Read more

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What drugs for the kidneys interact with cialis?

What drugs for the kidneys interact with cialis?

None really: Concommitant use of BP meds can cause BP to drop. In more advanced kidney disease it should not be used. ...Read more

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Is there interaction between Cialis or viagra (sildenafil) with glaucoma?

Is there interaction between Cialis or viagra (sildenafil) with glaucoma?

Cialis: No. Cialis and viagra (sildenafil) can cause the vision to appear blue at times. They are also very rarely associated with ischemic optic neuropathy. But there is no definitive connection with glaucoma. ...Read more

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Ok to mix Cialis and lavitra?

Ok to mix Cialis and lavitra?

No can be dangerous: Both of these drugs are used for erectile dysfunction and belong to drug class as pde5 inhibiter and can be very dangerous to use them together as it can make you really sick with sudden fall of blood pressure and other side effects. ...Read more

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If I have taken too much Cialis and viagra (sildenafil) in the past how do I get it up without relying on it and restore my hormones sooo I have sexual drive again?

Cialis: Cialis and viagra (sildenafil) do not effect hormone levels, they are drugs that improve blood flow. Simple fixes include: don't smoke, lose weight, exercise, and see your urologist for possible low t levels and other options for ed. ...Read more

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Is Cialis safe?

Generally yes: Very popular medication; very effective in many people with erectile dysfunction. Cannot be used with any form of cardiac nitrate. Can cause headache, nasal congestion, muscle pain. ...Read more

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How to use cialis?

Cialis: It is usually taken about one hour prior to sexual activity. ...Read more

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What is daily Cialis like?

CIALIS: It has recently been approved in the U.S. For prostate related voiding problems or bph. It often does not work as well for erections than the as needed dose if there is a long standing or diabetes/hypertenion realted e.D. ...Read more

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Ok to mix Cialis and lavitra?

No can be dangerous: Both of these drugs are used for erectile dysfunction and belong to drug class as pde5 inhibiter and can be very dangerous to use them together as it can make you really sick with sudden fall of blood pressure and other side effects. ...Read more

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Can a 28 year old take cialis?

Can a 28 year old take cialis?

Cialis: Yes. The side effects include headache, stomach discomfort, visual disturbances. More importantly, if you are truly having erectile disjunction, you may want to see an urologist. ...Read more

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Will I always need daily cialis.

Will I always need daily cialis.

It depends: U have to be evaluated by a urologist to make sure that the blood supply is adequate, but if it is not, what is the cause it is not adequate. Do you have diabetes, elevated bp, do you smoke, what is your lipid profile, are your peripheral leg pulses present, what happens in your carotid arteries, etc. Etc. So many things to clarify... ...Read more