Health And Wellness
How long does before the effects of Viagra start kicking in?
The amount of time required for Viagra to start working is different for each person. It has been reported to take effect as early as 30 minutes. Usual recommendations suggest taking sildenafil 30–60 minutes before sexual activity. Many people reported an earlier onset of action when the drug was taken on an empty stomach. Taking it with food, especially with a high-fat meal, may delay its absorption.
How does it work and how long does it last?
The human penis is composed of two chambers, known as the corpora cavernosa. When a person is aroused, the arteries dilate, causing the chambers to be filled with blood. The spongy tissues inside these chambers allow blood to flow in, leading to an erection. Patients with erectile dysfunction may have an underlying medical condition affecting the nerves and blood vessels that supply the penis. Sildenafil works by improving blood flow to the penis through widening or rel ...
What is Cialis?
Known generically as tadalafil, Cialis is a prescription drug indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and BPH with erectile dysfunction. It was approved by the FDA in February of 2003 as a first-line treatment for these disorders, making it the third Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor to be marketed worldwide, next to Pfizer’s Viagra and Bayer’s Levitra. While it is generally well tolerated by most men, commonly reported side effects include headache, indigestion, flushing, and stuffy nose. Self-limiting muscle pain (myalgia), back pain, and abnormal vision have also been reported with Tadalafil use.
How Does it Work?
Cialis works by inhibiting PDE5, an enzyme that specifically degrades cyclic guanosine monophosphate, or cGMP. The process of erection is governed by cGMP activity, which relaxes the smooth muscle cells to increase blood supply to the penile erectile tissues.
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