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Penegra 50 MG Tablet

Manufacturer :  Zydus Cadila
Medicine Composition :  Sildenafil
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Penegra 50 MG Tablet

Penegra treats erectile dysfunction among men. It also helps in treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It is advisable to continue using this medication till required without missing any dosage.

You should not stop using it all of a sudden or change the dosage without prior consultation with your doctor. Avoid using alcohol while you are on this medication. Ensure that you do not use any other medicines related to treating impotence, along with this drug. If you do so, consult with your doctor first.

    What are the uses of Penegra 50 MG Tablet

    • Erectile Dysfunction

    • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Pah)

    What are the contraindications of Penegra 50 MG Tablet ?

    • Allergy

    • Nitrate containing medicines

    • Riociguat

    What are the side effects of Penegra 50 MG Tablet ?

    Key highlights of Penegra 50 MG Tablet

    • How long is the duration of effect?

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 hours.

    • What is the onset of action?

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 120 minutes after administration. The onset of action may vary from one patient to another.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      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.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      The use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers. Consult your doctor so that suitable substitute may be advised.

    What are the substitutes for Penegra 50 MG Tablet ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Penegra 50 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it almost time for the next scheduled dose.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

    How does this medication work?

    This medication 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.

      What are the interactions of Penegra 50 MG Tablet ?

      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 Medicine


        This medication interacts with Dexamethasone, Imatinib Mesylate, Ketoconazole, Atazanavir, Nitroglycerin, Isoniazid and others.
      • Interaction with Disease


        This medication interacts with Cardiovascular disease, Liver disease and Disease of the retina.

      FAQs about Penegra 50 MG Tablet

      • Ques : What is Penegra 50 mg tablet?

        Ans : Penegra belongs to the phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor group of drugs, that helps to relax as well as dilate the blood vessels in the body. It helps to increase the flow of blood in certain parts of the body. This medication is generally used for treating erectile dysfunction in men. It contains Sildenafil as a working ingredient.

      • Ques : what is the use of Penegra 50 mg tablet?

        Ans : This tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like achieving and sustaining an erection while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work in the presence of some sexual stimulation. Along with this, it can also be used to treat high blood pressure of arteries present in the lungs and right side of the heart. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Penegra 50 MG Tablet to avoid undesirable effects.

      • Ques : What are the side effects of Penegra 50 mg tablet?

        Ans : This medication include headache, flushing, bloody nose, indigestion, sleeplessness, and diarrhea. Apart from these, using this medicine may further lead to dizziness, bloody and cloudy urine, burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet, and changes in vision. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Penegra 50 mg tablet ?

        Ans : Penegra Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

      • Ques : How long do I need to use penegra 50 mg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

        Ans : In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 30 to 120 minutes. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

      • Ques : At what frequency do I need to use penegra 50 mg tablet?

        Ans : This medication is generally used once a day, as taking this medication more then once in a day can cause an inadequate effect. It is advised to consult your doctor, before the using this medication.

      • Ques : Should I use penegra 50 mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

        Ans : This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken with the food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.


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      • Viagra film-coated tablets- EMC [Internet]. 2019 [Cited 23 April 2019]. Available from:

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