Tadapox is a medication that is used to treat erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. The active ingredients in Tadapox are tadalafil and dapoxetine. Tadapox is a generic medication, which means it is available at a lower cost than the brand-name version. Tadapox is available in tablet form. The usual starting dose is one tablet taken with or without food, as needed, about 1 hour before sexual activity. The maximum recommended dose is one tablet per day. If you are taking certain other medications, your doctor may start you on a lower dose of Tadapox.
Tadapox may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- dry mouth
- stomach pain
If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:
- vision changes
- ringing in the ears
- chest pain
- irregular heartbeat
- swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
- breathing problems
Tadapox may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this medication.
If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online ([website address]).
Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor will order certain laboratory tests to check your body's response to Tadapox.
Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you take Tadapox on an as-needed basis, you will not be on a dosing schedule. If you forget to take a dose of Tadapox, you can take it when you remember. Do not take more than one dose in a day.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of Tadapox is not expected to be dangerous. Overdose symptoms may include headache, dizziness, and nausea.
What should I avoid?
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of Tadapox.
Tadapox side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
- ringing in your ears, or sudden hearing loss;
- chest pain, irregular heartbeat;
- swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet;
- shortness of breath;
- a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
- vision changes or sudden vision loss;
- feeling dizzy, faint, or having a heart attack or stroke.
Common Tadapox side effects may include:
- flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);
- headache, dizziness;
- stuffy nose;
- upset stomach; or
- back pain.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tadapox (tadalafil and dapoxetine)
This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
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