Tadalafil (Cialis) vs. Sildenafil (Viagra)
Tadalafil is the active ingredient in Cialis.
The biggest advantage of Tadalafil over Sildenafil is the length of its effectiveness. A single dose of Tadalafil usually lasts for most of a weekend, eliminating the need to take the pill directly before sexual activity.
Tadalafil is a good option for men who dislike taking a pill immediately before sex and want a long-lasting erectile dysfunction pill suitable for entire days and weekends.
How long does it take to work?
Tadalafil starts working anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes after you take it.
How long does it last?
Tadalafil remains active for up to 36 hours after it’s taken, making it the longest-acting of the erectile dysfunction drugs available today. Peak concentration of Tadalafil in your bloodstream usually occurs between 30 minutes and 6 hours.
Daily dose option
Tadalafil can also be taken at a lower prescribed dose every day.
When taken in this way over time, you may find an increased ability to achieve an erection anytime you are sexually aroused.
For a complete list of moderate to severe side effects when taking Tadalafil, click here.
Can Tadalafil cause permanent effects?
No. The the active amount of Tadalafil in your bloodstream will reduce by approximately half with every 18 hours. When you get to a certain point, Tadalafil will no longer be present and produce no effects on your body.
Moderate Side Effects:
Tadalafil can cause serious side effects. Rarely reported side effects include:
These are not all the possible side effects of Tadalafil.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or doesn’t go away.
Do not take Tadalafil if you:
Discuss your health with your doctor to ensure that you are healthy enough for sex.
If you experience chest pain, dizziness, or nausea during sex, seek immediate medical help
Before you take Tadalafil, tell your healthcare provider if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Tadalafil may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect the way Tadalafil works, causing side effects.
Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take any of the following:
Withholding or providing inaccurate information about your health and medical history in order to obtain treatment may result in harm, including, in some cases, death.
Tadalafil does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.