A man suffering from erectile dysfunction when he is not able to obtain or maintain a firm and strong erection of the penile organ for a longer period of time. This does not lead to satisfactory sexual intercourse.
The cause of developing erectile dysfunction can be physical or psychological. The common physical causes include diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, high cholesterol levels, smoking addiction, excessive alcohol consumption, lack of physical activity, obesity, and surgery. The common psychological causes include stress, depression, performance anxiety, and frustration.
A glimpse on Suhagra
Suhagra is one of the best generic versions of the brand Viagra. It is available in the form of an oral tablet in various strengths such as 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg. Sildenafil citrate, the active constituent of Suhagra was approved for the use in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in 1998 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Suhagra is manufactured by Cipla Ltd, a renowned pharmaceutical company.
What effect does it have on the body?
The enzyme PDE-5 is present in large amounts inside the penile region. The active component, Sildenafil citrate in Suhagra improves cGMP levels by constraining its degradation produced by phosphodiesterase type 5 enzyme. cGMP produces smooth muscles relaxation and dilation of the blood vessels inside the penile region. The dilated blood vessels augment the blood supply to the penile organ. The increased blood flow produces a firm and strong penile erection required for satisfactory sexual intercourse.
The action of this medicine is seen within half an hour to one-hour post oral administration. The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of four to five hours.
Guidelines for safe usage
The most effective dose of Suhagra is 100mg. These tablets are to be consumed only on demand. Take these oral tablets with a glass of water approximately 30 to 60 minutes before having sexual intercourse. Avoid crushing, chewing or splitting the tablets, doing so may decrease the efficacy. Suhagra is best taken on an empty stomach.
Before taking Suhagra, your physician must be aware of your medical history. Suhagra should not be taken by men with a history of allergy to Sildenafil Citrate or any other PDE-5 inhibitor. Also, do not consume nitrates and blood pressure-lowering medicines with Suhagra as your blood pressure can drop to dangerously low levels. Do not indulge in driving and operating machinery while taking this medicine. Alcohol consumption and grapefruit juice should also not be consumed with this medication. These substances are likely to increase the side effects of this medication.
This medication is tolerated by most of the users. The most commonly observed side effects of this medicine include headache, back pain, nasal congestion, drowsiness, and nausea. These side effects are minor and they disappear once the drug eliminates from the body. Serious side effects are rarely observed with this medicine. However, any of these side effects worsen or persist for a long period of time, contact your healthcare provider at once.