Things to Know Before Taking Sildenafil Citrate

sildenafil side effectsFor men who want to treat ED, you should understand that the intake of Sildenafil Citrate is associated with certain side effects, but the good news is that they are quite rare and most of them are mild. Don’t forget about precautions that must be taken!

Possible Adverse Effects

While taking this ED medication, you may experience headaches, stomach upset, flushing, dizziness, vision changes, lightheadedness, etc. If you have heart conditions and serious adverse effects, including fainting, nausea and severe dizziness, you must stop taking Sildenafil Citrate. In very rare cases male patients experience NAION, and this risk is increased if they have diabetes, heart problems, certain eye conditions, high cholesterol levels, hypertension and if they are smokers or over 50 years old. Sometimes, users experience sudden loss or decrease of hearing and ringing in their ears. Allergic reactions to this ED medication are quite rare, but you need to get medical help if you have itching, trouble breathing, rash, swelling and other similar symptoms.

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Important Precautions

The intake of Sildenafil Citrate is not advisable for those patients who:
• Have unstable angina or cardiac failure;
• Arterial hypertension (blood pressure >170/100 mm hg. art.) or hypotension (blood pressure < 90/50 mm hg. art.);
• Had myocardial infarction, stroke or life-threatening arrhythmias within the last 6 months.
Finally, tell your doctor everything about allergic reactions or other medical conditions that you have and drugs that you’re taking.