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Uphold Tablet

Manufacturer: Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Tadalafil, Dapoxetine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 04, 2019

This medication 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 tablet is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence. It also helps against benign prostatic hypertrophy, pulmonary arterial hypertension and increases the capacity to exercise in both men and women.

It is important to know that there are a few medicines which react with this tablet and results in dangerous side effects. Hence, you should inform your doctor about your medical history and also provide him with a complete list of medicines that you are taking, at present.

Uphold Tablet can result in some major as well as minor side effects. Major side effects that you may experience are-

This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions

  • Erectile Dysfunction

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (Pah)

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

  • Allergy

  • Organic nitrates

  • Riociguat

This medication can cause below-mentioned side effects

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 36-40 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30-60 minutes of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • 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 breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor so that suitable substitute may be advised.

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

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

This medicine relaxes the smooth muscles by inhibiting Phosphodiesterase type-5. It results in the increase of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) which relaxes the smooth muscles and increases the flow of blood.

Ques: What is Uphold tablet?

Ans: This tablet is a medication which has Dapoxetine and Tadalafil as active elements present in it.

Ques: What is the use of Uphold tablet?

Ans: Uphold is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Erectile dysfunction and Pulmonary Hypertension.

Ques: What are the side effects of Uphold tablet?

Ans: Headache, Back pain, Vomiting, Indigestion, Diarrhea, Change in mood, Urge to vomit, Blurred vision, allergic reaction, Dry mouth, etc are some common side effects.

Ques: Can the use of Uphold cause dryness in the mouth?

Ans: Yes, Uphold tablet can cause dry mouth in the mouth. If you observe dry mouth, drink plenty of water.

Ques: How long do I need to use uphold 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 1 day, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use uphold tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from once a day to once a week.

Ques: Should I use uphold tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of uphold tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store between 15 to 30c temperature, as keeping this medication above that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light.
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About Uphold Tablet
What are the uses of Uphold Tablet
What are the contraindications of Uphold Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Uphold Tablet ?
Key highlights of Uphold Tablet
What are the substitutes for Uphold Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
FAQs about Uphold Tablet