Fildena 150 mg
|USA Brand Name||Sildenafil Citrate|
|Generic Name||Sildenafil Citrate|
|Manufacturer||Fortune Healthcare, India|
Brand Name: Fildena 150 mg Tablet
What is the generic name of Fildena 150 mg?
Sildenafil citrate is the generic name of Fildena 150 mg. It is manufactured by Fortune Healthcare, India.
USA brands equivalent to Fildena 150 mg
Sildenafil Citrate is the equivalent USA brand name of Fildena 150 mg.
About Fildena 150 mg
The active medical ingredient that is present in Fildena 150 mg is Sildenafil citrate and this drug is available in varying strengths. It is an easily available drug and you can buy this drug from any leading Rx pharmacy, drug stores but only through doctor’s prescription. It is widely used to treat health problems like:
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Pulmonary Hypertension
Manufacturer of Fildena 150 mg
Sildenafil citrate which is the active medical ingredient in Fildena weighs 150 mg per tablet. It is also available in other substitutes and in varying strengths.
What are the medical uses of Fildena 150 mg?
Primarily, Fildena 150 mg is used to treat medical problems, erectile dysfunction, and pulmonary hypertension.
Erectile dysfunction is one of the most common sexual problems in men and it is defined as a condition in which a man experiences trouble in getting and keeping erections that are sufficient enough to have satisfactory sexual intercourse. Erectile dysfunction becomes more common with age. Some other common causes of erectile dysfunction include smoking, drinking, diabetes mellitus, and obesity.
Pulmonary hypertension is a medical condition which is characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries going to the lungs. Pulmonary hypertension occurs when the blood vessels in the lungs are diseased.
Working of Fildena 150 mg?
Sildenafil Citrate which is the active medical ingredient in Fildena 150 mg belongs to the group of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors. Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors are widely used to treat men’s sexual problems like erectile dysfunction.
A firm erection in men requires a good arterial inflow of blood and reduction in the venous outflow. Sildenafil citrate works by blocking the degradation of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) in the smooth muscle cells that lines the blood vessel supplying the main erectile tissue of the penis. It causes the relaxation in the muscles in penile region and increasing the flow of blood to that region.
Sildenafil Citrate is also effective in treating pulmonary hypertension and it works by relaxing the blood vessels in the lungs and allowing the blood to flow more easily.
Things to remember before you use Fildena 150 mg
There are some things that you need to remember before you consume Fildena 150 mg and some of the important things are as follows:
- You do not take alcohol
- You are not allergic to Sildenafil Citrate or any other ingredient present in Fildena 150 mg.
- You have shared your medical history and the list of all the drugs you consume with your doctor.
Things to avoid when using Fildena 150 mg
- Do not consume alcohol
- Avoid smoking
- Do not drive or operate any other machinery
- Do not use this drug without consulting a doctor.
When not to use Fildena 150 mg
There are certain conditions and situations in which you should avoid using Fildena 150 mg and some of them are as follows:
- If you have an allergy or hypersensitivity to this drug.
- If you have any heart related problems.
- If you have any blood pressure problems.
- If you are a female.
- If you are children.
- If you haven’t consulted a doctor.
Tell your doctor if you -
- Had stroke or heart attack.
- Have or had any problems with blood pressure.
- Have any serious liver or kidney disease.
- Are taking Nitrates.
- Are less than 18 years of age.
Fildena 150 mg is a prescription based drug which is available in varying strengths and have other substitutes as well. The active ingredient in Fildena 150 mg is Sildenafil Citrate. The usage of this drug can differ from one person to another, depending on the age and other factors. Therefore, always ask your doctor about the dosage of this drug. Normally, patients are advised to use Fildena 150 mg any time 30 minutes before sexual intercourse. Do not take more than one tablet in a day.
What are the side effects of Fildena 150 mg?
Some of the side effects of Fildena 150 mg include:
- Change in vision
- Sensitivity to light
- Painful urination
- Tingling sensation in arms and legs.
The severity of these side effects varies from mild to severe and if you experience any serious side effects book an appointment with a doctor and avoid the risk of suffering from any serious complications.
Do not take an overdose of Fildena 150 mg and if you take an overdose by mistake rush to your nearest hospital immediately. Over dosage of this drug can cause various symptoms like flushing, painful erections for a long time, and excessive sleepiness. Overdose can cause certain complications as well, therefore consult the doctor immediately.
Take a dose as prescribed by a doctor and try not to miss any dose. But if you miss any dose, do not try to take an extra dose or two doses in one go to compensate for the mixed one. Skip the mixed dose. Taking multiple doses at a same time can cause problems.
What are the drugs that interact with Fildena 150 mg?
There are certain drugs that are known to interact with Fildena 150 mg, hence it is important to avoid the interactions between the drugs. Some of the drugs include:
Fildena 150 mg also interacts with some diseases such as:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Kidney disease
Important things to remember
- Keep this drug out of reach of children.
- Contact a doctor if you experience erections for more than 4 hours.
- Read all the information on the label carefully.
- Do not start or stop taking this drug on your own.
How to store Fildena 150 mg?
Fildena 150 mg should be stored at room temperature in a clean, dry and dark place.