Elonza-50/Elonza-100

Elonza-50/Elonza-100

sildenafil

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Health Alliance
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Sildenafil citrate.
Description
Each film coated tablet contains: Sildenafil citrate eq. to Sildenafil 50 mg.
Each film coated tablet contains: Sildenafil citrate eq. to Sildenafil 100 mg.
Action
Pharmacology: An oral dosage form for treatment of erectile dysfunction. Its active ingredient, sildenafil, inhibits cGMP specific phosphodiesterase type-5 (PDE5) enhancing the effect of nitric oxide (NO) in the corpus cavernosum resulting in smooth muscle relaxation and inflow of blood to corpus cavernosum, hence penile erection maintains for some time.
Indications/Uses
Erectile dysfunction in males.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults: One tablet (50 mg) as a single dose 1 hour before sexual activity. Maximum Dose: Once per day. Alternatively, may be taken ½ to 4 hours before sexual activity. Depending on the effectiveness, the dose may be increased to a maximum of 2 tablets (100 mg).
Elderly: Initiate therapy at a lower dose.
Contraindications
Concurrent use with organic nitrates (e.g. nitroglycerin) may severely lower blood pressure hence is not recommended. It is also not recommended for use in patients hypersensitive to sildenafil and for use in women.
Special Precautions
Caution is required in patients with hepatic or severe renal impairment and dosage reduction may be necessary. Care is also needed in patients with anatomical deformation of penis or hematological disorders. In case of prolonged erection for >4 hours, sudden visual or hearing loss, immediate medical attention is advised.
Adverse Reactions
Usually moderate and transient such as headache, dizziness, flushing, abnormal vision (blurred vision and sensitive to light), indigestion and nasal congestion.
Drug Interactions
Do not take together with other drugs indicated for erectile dysfunction. When administered concurrently with cimetidine, delavirdine, erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, a reduction in dosage should be considered.
Storage
Store at temperature not more than 30°C.
ATC Classification
G04BE03 - sildenafil ; Belongs to the class of drugs used in erectile dysfunction.
Presentation/Packing
FC tab 50 mg x 10 x 2's. 100 mg x 10 x 2's.
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