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Query about chest pian, back pain, indigestion from tadalafil - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i took a tablet of tadalafil 20mg over a week ago , and up till this moment , i am having chest pain, back pain and indigestion . please what can i do to correct this . i am 31 with no history of heart disease or high blood pressure.
Doctor :   Hi
User :hi
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Doctor :   Reading Q
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Chest pain, back pain might be related to sexual activity
Doctor :   Over exretion
Doctor :   Because u r young and do not have any any previous medical problems , I do not thibnk ur chest pain is coming from Heart
User :   ok
User :   because i saw this in the side effects of this medicine
User :   so whats yr advise because the pain is like a burning sensation and it gets to my back sometimes and i thought it was ulcer but i eat well and regularly
Doctor :   That chestpain usually happens immediate or during intercourse due to stresss on heart
Doctor :   Did u get the chest [pain immediate or during intercourse
User :   i got the chest pain 3days after using the drug
Doctor :   So I do not think it is from Medicine
User :   since yesterday , i feel it imediately after intercourse
Doctor :   If you think yopuhave ant heart problem consult your MD and get the EKG and stress test
Doctor :   so every time u r usimhmmedicine
Doctor :   u r gettinmg the chest pain
Doctor :   the charatcer of the pain-Burning is not classic of heart pain
Doctor :   It is realted to acidity
User :   i have never had chest pain even when i have alot of sexual activities dailly
User :   i just tried the drug and everything about my system has changed
User :   so i know its from the drug
Doctor :   Then stop the drug and look for relief of the symtpoms
Doctor :   It is possible
User :   because i have not had enough activities sexually with the drug compared to what i do naturally before taking the drug
Doctor :   But patiebnts with heart disease r prone to have the chest pain.
Doctor :   I recommend u get any Stress test
User :   sure thats why i am chatting with u
User :   i only took one and i have this effect
User :   so i never touched it again
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The symtoms directs the management
User :   my question to you or the reason i am chatting with you is HOW DO I TAKE CARE OF THIS SIDE EFFECTS I AM FACING RIGHT NOW?
Doctor :   No symptoms can be taken easily
Doctor :   I know you know the answer. But I would like to tell u
Doctor :   When you think the chest pain is coming from ovver exertion and from the drug , u need to stop using iot
Doctor :   Verify whether u have heart disease with the stress test. If the stress is negative , then you can condidently use the tabklets
Doctor :   But use the lowest possible dose
Doctor :   There could also be acid problem in the stomach , so use Prilosec/pepsis/Pantop daily
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Heart is more than sex
User :   i just need to take care of these effects
Doctor :   Am I right?
User :   there is nothing wrong with my sex life and i think i just use the medicine out of curiousity
Doctor :   burning chest pain , indigestion can be from a GERD
Doctor :   Gastro Esophageal Reflux Idsease
Doctor :   So get the antireflux medicines for 2 weeks
User :   i can tell u my heart is even more healthier because of my sex life naturally and without no drugs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thenm best treatment is stop is using the medicnie
Doctor :   For back pain, you u can do back strengthen exercises
Doctor :   Take Ibu[profen 600mg when ever u have the pain
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
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