What is Megalis 20mg?
Megalis 20mg effectively helps in relaxing the muscles that are present in blood vessel walls, thus successfully increasing the flow of blood to certain areas in the body. The drug is thus used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence and benign prostatic hypertrophy, that is, enlarged prostate. Megalis 20 MG Tablet also aids in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension as well as effectively increases the capacity to exercise in both men and women.
Uses of Megalis 20mg Tablet
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Megalis 20mg uses to treat high blood pressure of arteries present in the lungs and right side of the heart. It also improves exercise capacity in such patients.
Megalis 20 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of impotence; where achieving and sustaining an erection is a problem while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work only if there is sexual stimulation.
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Megalis 20mg Tablet is used to treat the symptoms of age related prostate gland enlargement which may include painful, difficult, and frequent urination.
How to use Megalis Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Megalis Tablet works
Megalis 20 mg Tablet is a phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works in erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis by relaxing the muscles in penile blood vessels. It works in pulmonary hypertension by relaxing the blood vessels in the lungs to allow blood to flow more easily.
Major & minor megalis 20mg side effects are here
- Persistent cough
- Decrease/loss of vision
- Change in color vision
- Decrease/loss of hearing
- Prolonged and painful erection
- Allergic skin reaction
- Difficulty in breathing
- Difficulty in swallowing
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.megalis 20 mg dosage can be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. This applies to conditions like Pulmonary Hypertension where the dose regimen is fixed.
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You might require immediate medical attention if the overdose is severe.
Warnings for special population
Pregnancy – This medicine is not recommended for consumption by pregnant women unless clearly needed. Consult a doctor and discuss the benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
Breast-feeding – The use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers. Consult your doctor so that suitable substitute may be advised.
supplements to the doctor.
Deformation of penis – This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a physical deformity of the penis which may be due to Angulation, Cavernosal Fibrosis or Peyronie disease. The risk of permanent loss of sexual potency is high in such cases.
Prolonged and painful erection – This medicine should be used with caution if you have had a painful erection lasting for more than 4 hours. This may be due to an underlying condition like Sickle cell anemia, Multiple Myeloma or Leukemia.
Expert advice for Megalis Tablet
Seek medical attention if the erection persists for more than 4 hours after sexual intercourse.
Do not use Megalis 20mg Tablet if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain).
Do not take it if you’ve had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.