How long does cialis last?

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The generic version of Cialis goes by the name tadalafil (generic tadalafil) and both are considered to be the most effective drug when it comes to treatment of the condition of erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction is basically the condition where a man is incapable of achieving an erection fit for sex. Generic tadalafil is classified as a PDE5 inhibitor drug, the same class where Viagra and Levitra are classified into. By taking ED drugs like generic tadalafil, a person suffering from sexual impotence will have the capability of achieving an erection and be able to partake in sexual intercourse.

The length of time in which an ED drug stays in the body is different from person to person. However, in average, a drug has a standard half-life inside the body. The average half-life of generic tadalafil in the body is 17.5 hours, which means tadalafil has the capacity to stay and be effective in the body for as long as 36 hours. Such length in time has aptly earned it the nickname of the ‘weekend pill.’ What this means is literally up to your imagination.

In a scientific study that was conducted by the American Urological Association in 2002, it was found that the effects of generic tadalafil does indeed last by as long as 36 hours. Such lasting effect is a definite improvement when compared to only 8 hours that the more popular Viagra offers. For this very reason, more and more men with sexual impotence are moving into using generic tadalafil as their main treatment for their condition. This is because with tadalafil, should they and their partners require another round of passionate lovemaking with a span of 1 whole day, the guy with ED issues no longer needs to wait for the next day to be able to take the next dose of medication. Instead, the effect is still there and will not wear off until after 36 hours.

Tadalafil has 4 dosages – 2.5, 5, 10, and 20 mg. Due to factors such as diseases and ailments, your doctor will likely prescribe a higher or lower dosage to you. By average, whether you take 5mg or 20mg, when certain health factor that you have are considered, the effects of the medication will still last up to 36 hours. However, if you have been prescribe only a dosage of 5mg and you’re going to take 20mg, then certain accountable factors will not have been considered and the drug is bound to have a much longer effect on you. The problem with this though is that you are more prone into overdosing and more prone to the side effects usually experienced from taking the drug. This makes it very important to take only the dosage that has been prescribed to you by your doctor. Never attempt to self-adjust because you will be risking yourself of irreparable damage and consequences.

The generic tadalafil is film-coated for a reason. Never attempt to cut in half to reduce dosage or crush it to make your body absorb the drug more quickly. Take the drug as whole followed by a glass of water. Never take any pill that has a crack or is damaged.