You may be familiar with Viagra. Everybody is. Cialis is also a PDE 5inhibitor used in treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. Cialis is the brand name of Tadalafil. Originally formulated by ICOS a biotechnology organization, it is now being manufactured and marketed globally by Eli Lilly in joint venture with ICOS.
Tadalafil is used not only in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction but in treating patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension also.
Cialis is the brand name of the drug prescribed for treating ED and the Arterial hypertension is treated with the same drug bearing brand name Adcirca.
Cialis is a almond shaped, yellow tablet available in dozes of 5, 10, and 20 mg as oral medication. In competition to Viagra and Levitra , Cialis offers a longer effectiveness up to 17.50 hours as opposed to Viagra and Levitra which stand at 4 to 5 hour. This makes it easy for administering the dosage once a day. People have rightly named it ‘The Weekend Pill’.
It may be of interest for readers to understand how Cialis works. Erectile Dysfunction is caused when the blood supply to the sexual organ penis is not sufficient to enable it to achieve erection or sustain it. This condition inhibits sexual activity and leads to several complications in terms of psychological and emotional impact rather than physical impact. People who suffer from a ED often end up feeling in adequate and suffer mentally with low self esteem. The causes for ED can be many, ranging from normal physical aging process of the body to male menopause, stress, heart diseases, diabetes etc.
Cialis helps increase the blood flow to the penis enabling sexual stimulation and erection.