RiteMED Sildenafil

RiteMED Sildenafil

sildenafil

Manufacturer:

RiteMED

Distributor:

United Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Sildenafil citrate
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
50 mg 4-30 min prior to sexual activity. Max: 100 mg/day. Elderly >65 yr Initially 25 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Concomitant use w/ organic nitrates, unstable angina or severe cardiac failure. Loss of vision due to non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). Neonates & childn.
Special Precautions
Recent MI, stroke or life-threatening arrhythmia; resting hypotension or HTN; severe hepatic & renal impairment; retinal disorders eg, retinitis pigmentosa; sickle cell anemia; bleeding disorders or active peptic ulceration; penile anatomical deformities; sudden decrease or loss of hearing. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
CV & cerebrovascular disorders; GI disorders; anemia & leukopenia, vaso-occlusive crisis requiring hospitalization, flushing; metabolic & nutritional disorders; arthritis, arthrosis, myalgia, tendon rupture, tenosynovitis, bone pain, myasthenia, synovitis, arthralgia; CNS & resp disorders; skin appendage & special senses disorders; urogenital; hypersensitivity reactions; face edema, photosensitivity reaction, shock, asthenia, pain, chills, accidental fall, abdominal pain, allergic reaction, chest pain, accidental injury, flu syndrome, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Reduced clearance & increased plasma levels w/ ritonavir, cimetidine, erythromycin & saquinavir, ketoconazole or itraconazole, grapefruit juice. Decreased plasma levels w/ rifampicin. Increased AUC & Cmax of bosentan. Significantly lower BP w/ doxazosin, alfuzosin, prazosin, tamsulosin. Increased risk of hypotension w/ antihypertensive agents. Potentiates antiaggregatory effect of Na nitroprusside. Nicorandil.
ATC Classification
G04BE03 - sildenafil ; Belongs to the class of drugs used in erectile dysfunction.
Presentation/Packing
Form
RiteMED Sildenafil FC tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
5's (P707.5/box, P141.5/film-coated tab)
Form
RiteMED Sildenafil FC tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
5's (P70.75/film-coated tab, P353.75/box)
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