Adverse Effects of Sildenafil Citrate

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A generic drug that is well known under the name of Sildigra has sildenafil citrate as active ingredient and the name of this ingredient can be used as name for generics. This drug is commonly used in treating male conditions such as impotence or erectile dysfunction. However latest researches showed up that sildenafil citrate could also be used to treat hypertension in the lungs. It enhances the enzyme that monitors the blood that flows.

The administered dose starts working into the body after 30 minutes from the moment it had been taken and work for about 4 hours. As any medicine, Sildenafil Citrate can cause adverse reactions in patients. Below are listed some of its adverse effects over the body:

  1. The regular and prolonged intake of sildenafil citrate can lead to cardiac problem, irregular heartbeat, chest pain, pressure and pain in the arm and shoulder.
  2. There is reported that men who take sildenafil citrate may encounter sudden loss of hearing, ear ringing, sudden vision loss, lightheadedness, fainting.
  3. Some other symptoms or adverse effect of sildenafil citrate on the body are shortness of breath, nausea, hands swelling, feet and ankles swelling.
  4. There are some adverse effects that are not too severe when taken sildenafil soft for treatment of erectile dysfunction. They include nasal congestion, memory problems, stomach upset, back pain, headaches, temporary problem which have no sign of seriousness but all the same.
  5. When sildenafil citrate is used to treat the hypertension in the lungs, there are used other doses and different course of (medical) treatment. Thus adverse effects in such cure may incuse: sleeplessness, muscle aches, shortness of breath, nosebleeds, flushness, fever, headache, sinus infection or stomach upset.

All these are just on short term and are not all that severe but if you are disturb by these symptoms and become unbearable to you then consult your physician for better treatment. In conclusion, the application of sildenafil citrate will surely have adverse effect for one reason or the other but ensure that you consult your physician immediately whenever you notice any of adverse symptoms.

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