Caverta 100 Mg
US Brand Name
About the brand Caverta 100
Caverta 100 is brand having salt Sildenafil citrate same as Viagra, of Sun Pharmaceuticals. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai,
About the drug Caverta 100
Caverta 100 has Sildenafil citrate as salt in strength of 100 mg. It is prescribed dose for severe condition. Hence the drug Caverta 100 should be used in severe conditions of erectile dysfunction. It is Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, hence prevents degradation of cGMP leading to increase in concentration of cGMP. This leads to increase in blood flow in penis making it erect for longer duration upon sexual stimulation.
Manufacturer of Caverta 100
Caverta 100 is manufactured by Sun pharmaceutical. Earlier it was a brand of Ranbaxy laboratories.
Caverta 100 Mg Dosage
The drug is available in 1 strength i.e.,Caverta 100 mg which contains the active ingredient sildenafil citrate in 100 mg strength.
USA Brands equivalent to Caverta 100
Viagra from Pfizer is brand of the same salt in Caverta 100 available in US market.
Caverta 100 Mg Usage
Caverta 100 is mainly used for erectile dysfunction in men. Erectile dysfunction is a condition in which penis erection is a problem during sexual intercourse leading to impotency and dissatisfaction in sexual life.
How Caverta 100 works?
Caverta 100 having salt Sildenafil Citrate acts by blocking the degradation of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) by PDE 5 (Phosphodiesterase type 5 enzyme). Cyclic guanosine monophosphate works by increasing the blood flow and vasodilation in the penis. Phosphodiesterase type 5 works by binding with cGMP and reducing it availability in the body parts by blocking the activity of PDE-5 and increasing the availability of cGMP in blood, sildenafil citrate helps to cure erectile dysfunction.
How to take Caverta 100?
The drug should be taken one hour before the food or after two hours of taking food and drug half hour before sexual intercourse. However, the effects of drug get initiated in 15 minutes after taking the dosage. The effects remain for 4 to 5 hours after the actual intake of the drug.
Caverta 100 should not be taken more than 100 mg in a day. Satisfactory dosage is not more than 100 mg. 100 mg is dose for severe condition of erectile dysfunction.
How long Caverta 100 should be continued?
Caverta 100 shall be taken only after consultation with registered medical practitioner. Your doctor will give you the details on how to take the drug, when to take the drug, & for how long? Generally, your doctor will advise you to take it on a need basis, which is before sexual intercourse. Generally, it shall be taken 30 to 60 minutes before intercourse.
Dose of Caverta 100 missed?
Generally, the dose is taken before sexual intercourse. However, if you have missed the dose. Do not take it more than once in a day. Shift to next dosing schedule which is mainly before next intercourse act.
Drug Interactions for Sildenafil Citrate
Till today almost 460 drug interactions have been reported with use of sildenafil citrate. Common drug interactions include,
Amlodipine, Aspirin, Lipitor, Metformin, tramadol, Gabapentin etc.
When NOT to take Caverta 100
Do not take Caverta 100, if,
• You have allergy to any ingredients in Caverta 100
• You have pulmonary veno-occlusive disease
• You are taking nitrates
• You are taking another PDE-5 inhibitor such as tadalafil or vardenafil
Side effects / Adverse Effects of Caverta 100
The medicine generally doesn’t have marked side effects. However, it ranges from patient to patient and person to person. Generally, the side effects include,
• Stuffy nose
Overdose side effects of the Sildenafil Citrate or Caverta 100
Generally, the red pill in diamond cut is popular among men for better sexual experience. However, having overdose of sildenafil citrate could cause painful erection which may last for more than 4 hours.
Overdosing the caverta 100 could lead to priapism which is mainly unease erection which lasts long causing irritation and pain.
General information about Caverta 100
Do not take Caverta 100 without consultation with your doctor.
Get complete information on how to use drug if the condition remains for a long term.
If symptoms persist even after taking the medicine consult your doctor immediately to avoid prolonged side effects.