What Could Be The Possible Reason for Cialis Not Working

Photo of author
Published
Updated
Written by- Jim Carson, PhD - Life sciences
4
(216)

Erectile Dysfunction is the inability to achieve and maintain an erection.

Cialis is an FDA-approved medicine that helps treat Erectile Dysfunction.

Tadalafil is an active ingredient in Cialis. 

But what to do if Cialis not working?

Due to several health and psychological reasons, Cialis may not work for you.

Let us proceed with the article to find out why Cialis (Tadalafil) is not working and what steps you can take when Cialis stops working.

Why is Cialis not working

Why is Cialis not workingSource: Pixelshot
dosage of pills

There could be several factors due to which Cialis is not working on some individuals.

It is essential to check for all the possibilities which may affect the working of Cialis

You may be using it incorrectly or taking the incorrect dosage. Some underlying or psychological conditions may be affecting the way Cialis works.

Let’s dive deep and know why Cialis is not working for you.

Not using it correctly

Cialis might not be working for you because it does not start working instantly. It takes up to 30 minutes to show its effects.

It is generally recommended to take it before an hour of sexual intercourse for maximum benefit from Cialis.

Cialis lasts up to 36 hours, and you can take it without worrying about wearing off the effects.

According to BioMed Research International,  grapefruit and drugs like Rifampicin can cause Cialis not to work efficiently.

So, if you are consuming any of these with or before taking Cialis, it might not work effectively to treat ED.

Besides grapefruit and Rifampicin, several other food items and medications can interact with Cialis, slow down its working, and cause severe side effects.

Do you want to gain more information regarding the interaction of Cialis (Tadalafil)? Read Understanding Tadalafil Interactions.

The dosage is wrong

Cialis is available in 4 doses, 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg. 

Every individual will require a different dosage. If you are taking a low-dose Cialis, it can affect its efficiency. 

Consulting your healthcare provider will help you choose the correct dosage.

Even if you are taking the correct dosage of Tadalafil as per your doctor, it is important to note that consuming your Cialis at a particular time might increase its efficacy.

If you wish to learn more about when should you take your Cialis, read When to Take Cialis for Best Results? Answering the Question.

Underlying health conditions

According to research, there could be several health conditions that can affect your erection and can cause ED

Cialis might not help in treating Erectile Dysfunction caused due to Diabetes, Obesity, and high blood pressure.

Lifestyle changes and ED medications can treat impotence caused by these health conditions.

Psychological Conditions

Anxiety and Depression can also affect achieving an erection and maintaining an erection.

Cialis alone might not be sufficient to treat ED caused by psychological factors. 

Take antidepressants or talk to a therapist regarding your psychological conditions to manage ED.

Some individuals might also consume alcohol when they are anxious. However, it is essential to note that alcohol can affect the working of Cialis.

To explore the relationship between Cialis and alcohol, read Is it Safe to Take Cialis and Alcohol Together.

Warning
In case of Depression or Anxiety, you should seek medical treatment or call 988 immediately.

Tadafil not working: Here’s what you can do

Tadafil not workingSource: Shotprime
man suffering from ED

It may get frustrating when an ED medicine stops showing effective results. 

There could be several reasons why Cialis is not working for you.

You may try out these things if Tadalafil is not working for you.

  • Try to change your lifestyle. Opt for a healthy lifestyle. According to a study, a healthy lifestyle may help with Erectile Dysfunction
  • Wait for at least 30 minutes after consuming Cialis. It may take 30 minutes to 2 hours for this medicine to work
  • You may try taking other ED medications like Sildenafil (Viagra) and Avanafil to treat your Erectile Dysfunction

Besides Sildenafil and Avanafil, there are several other ED pills you can take to improve your Erectile Dysfunction symptoms.

To learn more about these ED pills, read Know the Different Kinds of Erectile Dysfunction Pills.

Final Note

Cialis is a PDE5 inhibitor that helps in treating Erectile Dysfunction.

There are several possible reasons for Cialis not working.

It is advised to wait for 30 minutes after consuming Cialis.

If you have Erectile Dysfunction due to health conditions, Cialis might not work to treat your ED.

You should consult your healthcare provider if this medicine has stopped working for you.

Frequently asked questions

How can I make Cialis work better?

Several factors can make Cialis work better for you—maintaining a healthy lifestyle, avoiding alcohol, and eating a healthy diet. Consult a doctor for personalized advice.

Are there any side effects of Cialis?

Yes, you may experience some side effects after consuming Cialis. Some side effects are headaches, indigestion, and muscle aches.

Can I take Cialis every day?

According to a study by Harvard, you may take a low dosage of Cialis daily. However, it is advisable to consult a healthcare provider.

Is 5mg of Tadalafil enough?

5 mg of Tadalafil is recommended for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. 10 mg of Tadalafil is usually used for treating ED. Your doctor may change your dosage based on your condition of ED.

Can Obesity cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Yes, Obesity may also cause ED. Several health conditions like Diabetes or vascular disease may cause impotence.

Citations:
Cheap Medicine Shop only refers to credible, authoritative sources for our content. If you’re curious about how we ensure the integrity of our content, we encourage you to read our Content Information Policy.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 4 / 5. Vote count: 216

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Photo of author Janet Fudge
Jim Carson is a highly skilled and dedicated medical writer passionate about advancing medical practice. With years of experience in the field of medical sciences, Jim has made significant contributions to various studies aimed at improving healthcare outcomes. He currently writes for Cheapmedicineshop.com, providing expert insights and knowledge on various topics. Jim's expertise extends to various areas, including drug interactions, dosages, side effects, and best practices for medication use. In Los Angeles, Jim lives with his loving wife, children, and beloved pets. He deeply values spending time with his family and cherishes their presence. When he's not writing, Jim enjoys watching football games and staying updated with the latest sports news. Jim's writing shines through his commitment to advancing medical practice and improving healthcare outcomes. Readers can trust Jim's articles to be informative, accurate, and reliable, making him a trusted pharmaceutical information source for the website's audience.
Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.

We’d Love To help

Reach out to us we will get back to you

Preferable Time