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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Performax.
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Information regarding the use of Performax during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Information regarding the use of Performax during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Performax may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Performax is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Performax is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any un... View More
Performax should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Performax may be needed. Please consult your doctor. The... View More
Performax is a prescription medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men. It works by increasing blood flow to the penis. This helps m... View More
Uses of Performax
- Erectile dysfunction
Side effects of Performax
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Blurred vision
- Muscle pain
- Upset stomach
- Altered vision
How to use Performax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Performax may be taken wit... View More
How Performax works
Performax is a phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor. It works by relaxing the blood vessels in your penis, thereby increasing blood flow into the penis... View More
What if you forget to take Performax?
If you miss a dose of Performax, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your... View More
- You have been prescribed Performax for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
- It is best to take it an hour before sexual intercourse. But, you can take it anytime between 30 minutes and 4 hours before sexual activity.
- Do not take it more than once a day.
- Seek medical attention if the erection persists for more than 4 hours after sexual intercourse.
- Do not use Performax if you have recently taken nitrates (medicines used in angina or chest pain).
- Do not take it if you have had a heart attack in the past 3 months, or stroke or heart failure in the past 6 months.
Erectile dysfunction, Pulmonary arterial hypertension
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Erectile dysfunction Adult: 50 mg about 1 hr before sexual intercourse. May adjust dose depending on penile response. Max: 100 mg/dose and not ... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation <30 Initially, 25 mg.
Hypersensitivity. Patients concurrently or intermittently using organic nitrates in any form.
Mode of Action
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Caution when used in patients with anatomical deformation of penis or conditions that may predispose them to priapism (e.g. sickle cell anaemia, myeloma... View More
>10% Headache (7-16%) 1-10% Flushing (4-10%),Epistaxis (8%),Dyspepsia (4-8%),Insomnia (6%),Erythema (5%),Diarrhea (4%),Dizziness (2%),Skin rash (2%... View More
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