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What is Silagra used for?

Silagra is prescribed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It is also indicated for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This medication relaxes muscles in the penis and increases blood flow in it, thereby helping men to achieve and maintain an erection. Silagra does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Silagra?

The dosage of Silagra prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician?s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label

What if you overdose on Silagra?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Silagra, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Silagra?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Silagra.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Silagra, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Silagra can interact with heart or blood pressure medications, antidepressants, antibiotics, antifungal medications, and HIV/AIDS medicines.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Silagra?

Like other medicines, Silagra can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Silagra are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Silagra cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Silagra develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Silagra can cause side effects such as back pain, upset stomach, stuffy nose, headache, blurred vision, and flushing in your face, neck, or chest. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Silagra.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Silagra?

Is it possible for me to take Silagra with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Silagra?
What are the possible drug interactions of Silagra?
How will Silagra work in my body?
How should Silagra be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Silagra drug interactions and side effects?


The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Silagra is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.


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