Dosing

Dosing Recommendation

CIALIS once a day:

  • Take CIALIS 5mg once-a-day at approximately the same time each day.1 A response to ED can be observed within 5 days of once daily dosing. The dose may be decreased to 2.5 mg once a day based on individual tolerability.

CIALIS for use as needed:

  • The recommended starting dose is one 10mg tablet before sexual activity.
  • If the effect of this dose is too weak, you may increase the dose to 20mg.

CIALIS tablets are for oral use

  • Swallow the tablet whole with some water. You may take CIALIS with or without food.

Taking special care with CIALIS

Be aware that sexual activity carries a possible risk to patients with heart disease because it puts an extra strain on your heart. If your patient are having the following problem(s), Cialis may not be suitable for them.

  • sickle cell anaemia (an abnormality of red blood cells).
  • multiple myeloma (cancer of the bone marrow).
  • leukaemia (cancer of the blood cells).
  • any deformation of your penis.
  • a serious liver problem.
  • a severe kidney problem.

Do not take CIALIS if your patients,

  • are allergic to tadalafil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • are taking any form of organic nitrate or nitric oxide donors such as amyl nitrite. This is a group of medicines (“nitrates”) used in the treatment of angina pectoris (“chest pain”). CIALIS has been shown to increase the effects of these medicines.
  • have serious heart disease or recently had a heart attack within the last 90 days.
  • recently had a stroke within the last 6 months.
  • have low blood pressure or uncontrolled high blood pressure.
  • ever had loss of vision because of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), a condition described as “stroke of the eye”.

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1Hong Kong Cialis product insert, version PA007SPHK01


Last Update: 6 Oct 2015

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