How does sildenafil citrate tablets work?
Sildenafil works by preventing the action of a chemical in your body, called phosphodiesterase type-5. This helps to widen (relax) blood vessels and improves the flow of blood to the penis following sexual stimulation. This helps to maintain an erection. Sildenafil is available on prescription.
How long does it take for sildenafil to take effect?
Most of the time, sildenafil starts to work after approximately 30 minutes. If you’ve taken the right dose for you, you should find it easier to get an erection when aroused than it would typically be without the medicine.
How should I take sildenafil for best results?
The best time to take sildenafil is about 1 hour before sexual activity, but you can take the medication any time from 4 hours to 30 minutes before sexual activity. You can take one tablet daily if you’re in the mood for love. Sildenafil usually should not be taken more than once.
How much Sildenafil can you take?
Dosage for erectile dysfunction (ED)
Typical dosage: 50 mg, taken as needed about 1 hour before sexual activity. It can be taken 30 minutes to 4 hours before sexual activity. Maximum dosage: 100 mg once per day.