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Sildenafil Teva 50 Mg

Sildenafil Teva 50 Mg


this is a summary of the european public assessment report (epar) for sildenafil teva. it explains howthe committee for medicinal products for human use (chmp) assessed the medicine to reach itsopinion in favour of granting a marketing authorisation and its recommendations on the conditions ofuse for sildenafil teva.

what is sildenafil teva?

sildenafil teva is a medicine that contains the active substance sildenafil. it is available as tablets (25, 50 and 100 mg).sildenafil teva is a ‘generic medicine’. this means that sildenafil teva is similar to a ‘referencemedicine’ already authorised in the european union (eu) called viagra. for more information ongeneric medicines, see the question-and-answer document here.

what is sildenafil teva used for?

sildenafil teva is used to treat adult men with erectile dysfunction (sometimes called impotence),when they cannot get or keep a hard penis (erection) sufficient for satisfactory sexual activity. forsildenafil teva to be effective, sexual stimulation is required.the medicine can only be obtained with a prescription.

warnings and precautions

talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before taking sildenafil

  • if you have sickle cell anaemia (an abnormality of red blood cells), leukaemia (cancer of blood cells), multiple myeloma (cancer of bone marrow).
  • if you have a deformity of your penis or peyronie’s disease.
  • if you have problems with your heart. your doctor should carefully check whether your heart can take the additional strain of having sex.
  • if you currently have a stomach ulcer, or a bleeding problem (such as haemophilia).
  • if you experience sudden decrease or loss of vision, stop taking sildenafil and contact your doctor immediately.

viagra and the effect of nitrates

serious cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction, unstable angina, sudden cardiac death, ventricular arrhythmia, cerebrovascular haemorrhage, transient ischaemic attack, hypertension and hypotension have been reported post-marketing in temporal association with the use of viagra. most, but not all, of these patients had pre-existing cardiovascular risk factors. many events were reported to occur during or shortly after sexual intercourse and a few were reported to occur shortly after the use of viagra without sexual activity. it is not possible to determine whether these events are related directly to these factors or to other factors.

why is sildenafil cheaper than viagra?

As a generic medicine, sildenafil is produced by a number of manufacturers, and competition among them helps to regulate its price and keep it affordable for consumers. branded viagra is only produced by pfizer, whose name recognition and customer loyalty allow it to charge a higher price for its renowned ‘little blue pills’.

what happens if i take too much?

as with most medications, it is very important that you take exactly the dose you have been prescribed. taking too much viagra increases your risk of side effects. it could cause you to suffer from low blood pressure and faint. it also increases your risk of a condition called priapism, which can cause permanent damage to your penis. if you believe that you have accidentally taken too much viagra, you should visit your local emergency department immediately.

how should it be stored?

keep out of the reach and sight of children. do not use sildenafil teva after the expiry date which is stated on the blister and carton. the expiry date refers to the last day of that month. store in the original package, in order to protect from moisture. medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. these measures will help to protect the environment.