What is Caverta?

Sildenafil, sold as Viagra and other trade names, is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Common side effects include headaches and heart burn, as well as flushed skin. Caution is advised in those who have cardiovascular disease. Rare but serious side effects include prolonged erections, which can lead to damage to the penis, and sudden-onset hearing loss. Sildenafil should not be taken by people who take nitrates such as nitroglycerin, as this may result in a severe and potentially fatal drop in blood pressure.

It acts by inhibiting cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5), an enzyme that promotes degradation of cGMP, which regulates blood flow in the penis.

It was originally discovered by Pfizer scientists Andrew Bell, David Brown, and Nicholas Terrett. Since becoming available in 1998, sildenafil has been a common treatment for erectile dysfunction; its primary competitors are tadalafil (Cialis) and vardenafil (Levitra).

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i am take jalra 50. i am almost control my sugar level. I have some erection problem. My dr. recommend caverta 50. What is the side effect?...

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I am 45 years old and for the past 5 years i am taking rosuvas 10 mg 0 -0-1 and metaprolal xl 25 mg 1-0-0 for cholestrol and mild bp.

after taking...

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Your reports are fine, except for few like folate levels which are on lower side, so you need to increase green leafy vegetables in your...

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Sir last 5 to 6 month I am not able to sex with my wife. My penis not hard I am frusted. I took caverta 50 but not work. Than advised by Dr and...

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I would suggest you to take tadalafil tablet.

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