The Tadalafil is marketed as Cialis by Lilly® laboratory or generic form under the name of tadalafil. They are only available by prescription. Tadalafil is marketed in four different strengths:
- Tadalafil 2.5mg
- Tadalafil 5mg
- Tadalafil 10mg
- Tadalafil 20mg
Your doctor will recommend the dosage that suits you best according to your needs and your state of health.
Who are the 10 mg tablets recommended for?
The 10 mg dose is the one usually recommended for tadalafil. If you have never taken Cialis® or Tadalafil, your doctor will probably start with the 10 mg dose. However, if you later find that this does is too low, you can ask your doctor to switch to the 20 mg dose. As well as if you experience side effects when using the 20 mg dose, you can switch to the lower dose of 10 mg to see if it is better for you.
To determine which dose is best for you, your doctor will ask you a series of questions about your health, your medical history, and the treatments you are taking. Indeed, some treatments are contraindicated with tadalafil and some health problems are a contraindication. To learn more, you can read our article about tadalafil.
Who are the 20 mg tablets recommended for?
The maximum dose of tadalafil is 20 mg. If the 10 mg tablets are not effective for you, you can ask your doctor to switch to the 20 mg dose. However, it is important not to exceed this dose. Taking more Cialis® or Tadanafil than the recommended dose will not help you get a better erection and most importantly it could cause you dangerous side effects.
Can I take Cialis® daily?
Yes, it is possible to take tadalafil daily. Cialis® or Tadanafil 2.5mg and 5mg tablets are specifically designed for daily use. Talk to your doctor to make sure that you can take tadalafil every day.
Does the dosage depend on age or weight?
No dosage does not depend on your age or your weight. They do not have a significant impact on how tadalafil works on you.
Why is the dosage of tadalafil different from that of sildenafil?
Although tadalafil and sildenafil are both used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction, they are two different active substances. It is for this reason that the doses differ between the two treatments. The maximum dose of sildenafil is 100 mg while the maximum dose of tadalafil is 20 mg.
How often can I take tadalafil?
The frequency with which you can take tadalafil depends on the dose you take. The 10 mg and 20 mg tablets are effective for 36 hours, which means that it is not recommended to take another tablet during this time.
If you have sex more than twice a week, the daily dose of 5 mg will be better for you.
Can I break tadalafil tablets?
Tadalafil tablets are not intended to be broken. They have not scored tablets. In addition, their shape does not facilitate a cut of two identical parts.
What if my current dose does not work?
If you take a dose of Cialis® or Tadanafil 5 mg or 10 mg and you do not find it effective enough, you can ask your doctor if you can take a higher dose. If you are already taking 20 mg tablets, you can not increase the dose. In this case, you can try another treatment for erectile dysfunction, with a different active substance such as vardenafil, sildenafil or avanafil. It is possible that one active substance is more effective for you than another.