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About brand name of the drug
Vegafil 100mg (Sildenafil) is a brand manufactured by Uttarakhand based leading Indian pharmaceutical company named Modhike. It is available in the form of oral pill or tablets. Vegafil is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men which is known as impotence in general terms. Erectile dysfunction is the condition where men are unable to achieve and maintain a penile erection required for sexual intercourse. Inability to achieve erection leads to low self esteem and confidence in men and Vegafil offers a great solution to overcome the problem of erectile dysfunction.
About the drug
The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient present in Vegafil 100mg Sildenafil. Sildenafil is a salt with therapeutic properties. Vegafil is available in variable number of strengths varying from 25 mg to 100mg. The drug is easily available in all the medical stores, drug and chemist stores. It can also be purchased online on various e-pharmacies.
There are few brands available in the USA market which are equivalent Vegafil 100mg (Sildenafil)
About salt of the drug
Sildenafil is a PDE5 Inhibitor (phosphodiesterase). It relaxes the blood vessels of smooth muscles of certain parts of the body. As a result, blood flow to such parts are enhanced. It acts as a potent agent for prolonged penile erection due to its dilation property. Sildenafil is used to treat various conditions like:
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Enhancement of sexual performance
- Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Medical Uses of the drug
Vegafil 100 mg is used for the treatment of the following medical conditions:
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Enhancement of sexual performance
- Relaxation of smooth muscle cells
Working of a drug
Vegafil 100 mg contains Sildenafil which is a PDE5 inhibitor. PDE-5 is responsible for the breakdown of cGMP produced as a response to sexual stimulation. Sildenafil increases the level of cGMP thus increasing the blood flow in the penile region. The ability of penis to maintain its erection is increased. Thus, the prolonged time of erection of penis eventually leads to better sexual performance and satisfactory sexual experience.
The drug generally does not show any marked or severe side effects. However, it may differ from person to person. The common side effects that can be observed during the medication may be as follows:
- Painful erection
- Sensitivity of eye towards light or blurred vision
- Irregular heartbeat
Immediately consult to a physician in case you have these symptoms
How to use
Vegafil 100 mg must be taken only after consultation with a registered medical practitioner. The instructions that are given by the doctor must be followed. While taking the drug some instructions should be kept in mind like:
- It shall be taken 30 to 60 minutes before you decide to sexual activity
- Take only one tablet in a day. Even if you missed the dose do not take more than one tablet in a day.
- The drug is generally used for males
- It should be taken orally to enhance sexual activity. The dose can be increased if the desired and satisfactory result is not achieved with the standard dose. But it should be done only after taking the advice of your physician
- It can be taken with or without intake of food
- It should be store in a cool and dry place, away from reach of the children
Drugs that are known to interact with this medicine
Drug interactions are very common when two or more drugs are taken together. Some potent drugs that can cause interaction with Vegafil 100 mg (Sildenafil) are –
- Blood thinners like warfarin
- Antibiotics like clarithromycin
- Certain antifungals like fluconazole and ketoconazole
When to avoid taking the drug
Vegafil 10 mg (Sildenafil) should be avoided in patients who have pre- existing cardiovascular disease. Patients who have suffered from myocardial infarction, stroke or arrhythmia in the last 6-8 months should avoid using Vegafil . It should be avoided if the patient is allergic to sildenafil. Patients having severe kidney impairment and retinal disease should avoid this medication. People suffering from seizure disorders like epilepsy should also avoid using Vegafil as it can increase the convulsions.
Things to avoid when using the drug
While taking Vegafil, consumption of certain things should be avoided like
- Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol during medication with Vegafil can cause unwanted side effects like dizziness, flushing, persistent headache and fainting
- Grape fruit: Eating grapefruit or drinking grape fruit juice can interfere with the working of Vegafil in your body and the desired effect may not be achieved
- Herbal supplements: Consumption of any kind of herbal supplements should be avoided as it can interfere with the working of Vegafil
General Information and Precautions
- Keep the medicine away from the possible reach of the children
- It should be used by only men above the age of 18
- Women and men both who are below 18 years of age should avoid using the drug
- In women it is generally used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension
- It should not be taken with any other medicine which causes erection
- If a person experiences a prolonged and painful erection for 4 hours or more, he should immediately consult the physician in order to prevent serious damage to the penis.
- It is for enhancement of sexual performance only, it does not provide any kind of protection from sexually transmitted diseases
- Avoid braking or crushing Vegafil as it is meant to be swallowed whole
- Pregnancy – Vegafil is generally not used in women but in case of pregnancy it can be used only after discussing with the doctor if it is necessary
- Lactation – Vegafil can pass into breast milk so it is advisable not to use while breast feeding
- Alcohol – Avoid the intake of alcohol as it can lead to enhanced dizziness
- Penis Deformation – It should not be used in patients suffering from physical deformity of penis
- Driving or using machinery – It is advisable not to perform any task that needs your senses to be alert like driving or handling any machine as it causes dizziness
- Old age – People of older age should not use higher doses of the drug in order to avoid serious side effects
- Lactose intolerance – People who are lactose intolerant should consult doctor as the excipient of Vegafil 100mg may contain lactose in certain amount
- Vegafil 100 mg (Sildenafil) should be stored at room temperature which is generally ranging between 15 to 25 degree centigrade.
- It should be protected from direct heat and sunlight.
- It should be kept in a dry place to avoid contact with moisture
- Do not freeze the drug unless asked to do so.
- Keep at a height so the children cannot reach to the drug
General FAQs regarding the drug
Can a person take 200 mg Vegafil in a day?
Ans. There has been studies conducted which shows that the improved erection by taking 200mg is not any better than the dose of 100 mg thus it is not advisable to increase the dose in vain as it does not provide enhanced results.
How frequently can Vegafil be taken?
Ans. It is advisable to consult your physician regarding the frequency of dosing as it may varied from person to person but in general it should be taken once in 24 hours
Does Vegafil makes it hard to achieve orgasm?
Ans. NO, orgasm and erectile dysfunction are two different phenomena. Vegafil improves the erection but has no effect on orgasm.
Does the use of Vegafil results in increased libido or sex drive?
Ans. NO, Vegafil has no effect on libido or sex drive. Psychological tests have been done which reveals that there is no increase or decrease in the libido of a person.
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