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Viagra Usage Instructions

It is important to take the drug as prescribed by doctors in order to get maximum benefit. Do not increase, decrease or stop taking the medication before doctor’s recommendation. Some other usage instructions are:

  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass full of water, do not chew or break it.
  • Prefer taking the drug one hour below initiating sexual activity.
  • Take it same time every day.
  • Do not take more than one medicine in a day

Dosages of Sildenafil

The dosage of the drug is determined after evaluating medical condition of patient and his tolerance power.

  • For most of the patients, the recommended dosage of the drug is 50mg tablet taken on daily basis. The dosage should be taken 1 hour before initiating sexual activity.
  • The dosage may be increased to 100 mg tablet or decreased to 25 mg tablet taken one per day.

Missed Dose and Overdose

In case, patients have missed the dosage of Viagra, they need to take it as soon as they remember it. If it is almost time to take next dosage, patients must start avoid taking missed dosage and start with regular schedule. This is true if it is not used on an “as needed basis”. They should never take extra dosage to compensate with missed dosage.

In case if patients have taken over dosage of the drug then they should seek medical attention immediately. They can even consult to their local poison information center.

Storage Instructions

Patients are advised to keep Viagra away from the reach of children and pets. The drug should be kept in a cool and dry place or at room temperature. Never store it in bathroom or near a sink. All expired and unused drugs should be safely disposed.