Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet Uses, Benefits, Combinations, Side-Effects and FAQ

Sildenafil under the name Viagra is used to treat erectile dysfunction or impotence in men. Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet relaxes muscles found in the walls of blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body. It is also used to treat hypertension.

Uses of Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet

This tablet under the prescription of doctor used to treat

Erectile dysfunction


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How Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet Works in the body?

As soon as it enters in the body it help muscles to relax of blood vessels of particular organ like in erectile dysfunction (penis). This relaxation increases the blood flow.

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Packages and capabilities

Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet is delivered in the following pack sizes:

Sildenafil 25 mg

PVC/Aluminium foil blisters in cartons of 1, 2, 4, 8, 12 or 24 film-coated tablets.

Sildenafil 50mg

PVC/Aluminium foil blisters in cartons of 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, 24, 2×24 film-coated tablets.

Sildenafil 100mg

PVC/Aluminium foil blisters in cartons of 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, 24, 2×24 film-coated tablets.

Sildenafil  Tablet – combination, active content composition and active ingredients

The active substance is sildenafil or sildenafil citrate

The other ingredients are

Tablet core: microcrystalline cellulose, calcium hydrogen phosphate (anhydrous), croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate

Tablet coating: lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin, indigo carmine aluminium lake (E132)

Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet Side Effects



Bloody nose





Bloody and cloudy urine

Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet

Changes in vision

Sensitivity to light

Prolonged and painful erection

Painful urination

How to Use/take Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet

Take sildenafil exactly as it is prescribed by doctor. Follow all instructions on prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Viagra is usually taken only when needed, 30 minutes to 1 hour before sexual activity. You can take it up to 3 to 4 hours before any sexual activity. Do not take Viagra more than once per day.

Substitutes for Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet

Alsigra 50 MG Tablet

Erix 50 MG Tablet

Rezum 50 MG Tablet

Spegra 50 MG Tablet

Zoratop 50 MG Tablet

Drug Interaction of Sildenafil 100 mg Tablet

Severe interaction with medicines like





Moderate interaction with medicines like




Use of Sildenafil citrate tablet is not recommended for heart, kidney patients.

Do not take citrus fruit juices in large amount when taking this medicine. Juice may interfere with the working of the medicine in the body and the desired effect may not be achieved.


This medicine is not recommended for consumption by pregnant women

The use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers

Sildenafil Tablet may cause a sudden decrease in hearing capabilities and also cause a sudden loss of vision

Use of Sildenafil Citrate tablet is not recommended for people aged below 18

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sildenafil citrate safe?

Yes, Sildenafil citrate is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Can I take Sildenafil citrate for premature ejaculation?

Sildenafil citrate is not known to have any beneficial effects of treating premature ejaculation. It is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Can I take Sildenafil citrate for life time?

It is a prescription drug and should only be taken for the duration as advised by your doctor.

Does Sildenafil affect fertility?

No, it is not known to affect fertility. It is used only for erectile dysfunction. For treatment of any fertility-related problems, please consult a doctor.

Does Sildenafil increase blood pressure?

No, this tablet does not associated with an increase in blood pressure. It can cause a decrease in blood pressure especially if taken with other blood-pressure-lowering medications. Please consult your doctor before taking it with any other medicine.

Does Sildenafil citrate delay ejaculation?

No, Sildenafil citrate is not known to affect ejaculation.

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