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Manforce 25 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Sildenafil
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: May 20, 2019

Manforce 25 mg tablet is mainly used in men to treat the problem of erectile dysfunction (ED). The tablet is a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor that relaxes and dilates the blood vessels to increase the blood flow in certain parts of the body. The good blood flow will activate the muscles of penis in men, helping them have an erect penis for a longer time. Furthermore, the tablet also helps in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Manforce 25 mg sex tablet increases the exercising capacity in both men and women.

Men suffering from impotence or conditions where they are unable to keep or get an erection should consume this tablet to solve the problem, but only after consulting it with a doctor. While consulting you must discuss about the diseases you possibly have or the medications you already are taking. This will help you avoid the possibility of experiencing any unexpected side effects.

The dosage depends on the purpose you are taking it and it is mandatory that you stick to the prescribed dosages. Patients taking the medicine for PAH should consume it thrice a day as the duration of the effect lasts for 4-6 hours on average. The side effects of the tablet include dizziness, headache, blurred vision, stomach upset, back pain, bloody urine, migraine, bone pain and indigestion.

Erectile Dysfuntion

Manforce 25 MG Tablet can potentially treat impotence. It can help people who can achieve and erection but face problem in sustaining it while having sexual intercourse. It, however, only works when there is sexual stimulation.

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Manforce 25 MG Tablet is also effective in treating high blood pressure of the arteries of the lungs and right side of the heart. It enhances exercise capacity in such patients.
Manforce 25 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to sildenafil or any other component of this medicine.

Nitrate containing medicines

Manforce 25 MG Tablet is not recommended if you are using any medicine containing nitrates.


Manforce 25 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are consuming a medicine named Riociguat (Popular trade name is Adempas).
In addition to its intended effect, Manforce 25 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common


Moderate Less Common

Bloody and Cloudy urine

Moderate Less Common

Prolonged and painful erection

Moderate Less Common

Painful urination

Moderate Less Common

Bone pain

Moderate Less Common

Severe back pain

Moderate Less Common

How long is the duration of effect?

The duration of the effect usually lasts for 4-6 hours.

What is the onset of action?

The onset of action can vary from person to person but it usually ranges from 30 to 120 minutes.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Pregnant women must avoid this medication as much as possible. They should consume it only when specifically mentioned.

Is it habit forming?

No, people consuming the tablet have not shown any habit-forming tendencies.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Breastfeeding women must seek the advice of a practising doctor to get a substitute medicine if possible as consuming the Manforce 50 mg tablet can hamper your child’s health.

Is It safe with alcohol?

It is advisable that you keep the consumption of alcohol to a minimum, as it can cause increased dizziness, drowsiness, fainting or other such side effects.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

It is advisable that you avoid driving while on this medication as you may experience side effects like headache, dizziness, drowsiness, migraine and others that affect your sense of judgement and coordination.

Does this affect kidney function?

Patients that suffer from serious kidney related ailments must not consume the tablet as it can aggravate the conditions and lead to sever side effects as well. If the kidney impairment is not of serious order then you may take the medicine with necessary changes in the dosages.

Does this affect liver function?

The tablet may or may not hamper the functioning of liver, so people having liver related issues must consult a doctor regarding whether they are fit to use the medicine or not.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Manforce 25 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Are there any missed dose instructions?

Patients taking the medicine for PAH will have a fixed pattern of dosage. If they miss a dose then they must take it as soon as they remember but not if it is time for the next dose. For cases of ED, there is no fixed pattern of dosage.

Are there any overdose instructions?

If you suspect an overdose due to any reason, you must consult a doctor immediately.

Manforce 25 MG Tablet relaxes the smooth muscles by inhibiting Phosphodiesterase type-5. This results in the increase of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) which relaxes the smooth muscles and increases the flow of blood.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Disease


The tablet can interact with cardiovascular diseases, kidney diseases, priapism and diseases related to retina. If you are suffering from any of it, consumption of this tablet may aggravate the conditions. If you notice a prolonged or painful erection, it can be a symptom of leukaemia, cell anaemia or deformation of penis. Discuss your medical history with the doctor before you taking the medication.

Interaction with Alcohol


It is advisable that you do not consume too much alcohol while on this medication as you may experience the side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, flushing or fainting.

Interaction with Food


You must avoid the usage of grapefruit juice in large quantities as it can reduce the effectiveness of the tablet. You may consult the doctor to get more information regarding food interactions.

Interaction with Medicine


The tablet does interact with a few medicines and give negative results. You must avoid the medication if you are already using medicines that have nitrate as a component. The other medicines that can interact with the tablet are amlodipine, carbamazepine, clarithromycin, dexamethasone, ketoconazole, atazanavir, nitroglycerin and riociguat.

Ques: what is manforce 25 mg tablet?

Ans: Manforce 25 MG Tablet is a phosphodiesterase (which is a drug that blocks one or more of the five subtypes of the enzyme) type 5 inhibitor that helps to relax as well as dilate the blood vessels in the body. Manforce 25 MG Tablet relaxes the muscles present in the wall of blood vessels and helps in increasing the flow of blood in some specific areas of the body. It contains Sildenafil Citrate which belongs to the phosphodiesterase type 5 group of medicines.

Ques: what is manforce 25 mg tablet used for?

Ans: Manforce 25 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of impotence or erectile dysfunction; where achieving and sustaining an erection is a problem while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work only if there is sexual stimulation. Besides this, it is also used to treat high blood pressure of arteries present in the lungs and right side of the heart which is known as Pulmonary arterial hypertension. Manforce 25 MG also improves exercise capacity in such patients.

Ques: is there any side effects of manforce 25mg tablet?

Ans: Major and minor side effects of Manforce 25 MG include Headache, Flushing, Bloody nose, Indigestion, Sleeplessness, Diarrhea, and Dizziness. Apart from these, it may also result in Bloody and cloudy urine, Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet, Changes in vision, Sensitivity to light, Prolonged and painful erection, and Painful urination. These are rarely observed that too in a small fraction of the population and the patient should contact a doctor immediately if any of these symptoms are experienced on a regular basis.

Ques: How long does it take for Manforce 25mg to work?

Ans: The onset duration of action of this tablet is not long. It has been observed that Manforce 25 MG tends to show its effect within 60 to 180 minutes after its administration. The patient should not take this medicine without consulting with a doctor first. Manforce 25 MG should not be taken in more amount than the prescribed dosage. It may result in Pulmonary Hypertension.

Ques: what to do if you overdose on manforce 25 mg tablet?

Ans: If the patient feels overdose taken and causing adverse effects, it is advised to consult a medical practitioner as early as possible.

Ques: When Manforce 25 mg is not recommended?

Ans: Women are not recommended to use Manforce 25 mg. Men having high blood pressutre and cardiac disorders are not recommended to use this product.

Ques: Is Manforce an over the counter product?

Ans: Yes, Manforce is an over the counter product.

Ques: Can I take Manforce as often as I want?

Ans: No, Manforce should be taken as per the weight of person. It is advised to consult a medical practitioner before using this medication.

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