Sildenafil ratiopharm is a medicine that contains the active substance sildenafil. It is available as blue, oval tablets (25, 50 and 100 mg).
Sildenafil ratiopharm is a generic medicine. This means that Sildenafil ratiopharm is similar to the European Union, has already received a marketing authorization to the reference medicine, Viagra.
Sildenafil ratiopharm The European Commission granted a marketing authorization valid throughout the European Union to ratiopharm GmbH on 23 December 2009. The marketing authorization is valid for five years and is renewable.
What is Sildenafil ratiopharm used?
Sildenafil ratiopharm is used for erectile dysfunction (sometimes called impotence) in adult men when they are unable to achieve or maintain a satisfactory sexual activity penis (erection). Sildenafil ratiopharm to be effective, it is necessary to sexual stimulation.
The medicine can only be obtained with a prescription.
How is Sildenafil ratiopharm used?
Sildenafil ratiopharm recommended dose is 50 mg taken as needed about one hour before sexual activity. When Sildenafil ratiopharm is taken with food, the onset of activity than without food. The dose may be increased to 100 mg or decreased to 25 mg depending on the effectiveness and side effects. Patients with liver problems or severe kidney problems should start treatment with the 25 mg dose. The maximum recommended dose is one tablet a day.
How does ratiopharm Sildenafil work?
The active ingredient Sildenafil ratiopharm, sildenafil, belongs to phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor class of drugs. It blocks the phosphodiesterase – an enzyme that breaks down the usual cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP). During normal sexual stimulation, cGMP is produced in the penis, which causes the corpora cavernosa penis (the elastic tissue of the muscle in the filleted them) to relax. This allows blood to flow into the corpora, producing the erection. By blocking the breakdown of cGMP, Sildenafil ratiopharm restores erectile function. Erection in sexual stimulation is still needed.
How has Sildenafil ratiopharm been studied?
Because ratiopharm Sildenafil is a generic medicine, studies were limited to tests to demonstrate that it is bioequivalent to the reference medicine, Viagra Sildenafil ratiopharm. Two medicines are bioequivalent when they produce the same potency drugs.
What is Sildenafil ratiopharm are the benefits and risks associated with the drug?
Because Sildenafil ratiopharm is a generic medicine and is bioequivalent to the reference medicine, its benefit and risk are same as the reference.
Why has ratiopharm Sildenafil been approved?
The CHMP concluded that, in accordance with EU requirements, Sildenafil ratiopharm has demonstrated comparable quality and to be bioequivalent to Viagra. Therefore, the CHMP’s view was that, as in the case of Viagra, Sildenafil ratiopharm benefits exceeds the risks. The Committee recommended that Sildenafil ratiopharm be given marketing authorization.