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A drug that inhibits phosphodiesterase, C22H19N3O4, used to treat erectile dysfunction by increasing the level of cyclic GMP, which increases blood flow to the erectile tissues.

[tadal-, origin unknown + -afil, phosphodiesterase inhibitor suff. (from sildenafil).]
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Noun1.tadalafil - virility drug (trade name Cialis) used to treat erectile dysfunction in men
anti-impotence drug, virility drug - drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction


n tadalafilo
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6 million increase in Adcirca revenues, driven by price increases, which are determined by Eli Lilly and Company, and by an increase in the number of Adcirca bottles sold; and (2) a $19.
Medication name Medication type Oral health effect(s) Fluticasone Nasal corticosteroid None reported ProAir HFA Beta2 agonist Xerostomia Adcirca Phosphodiesterast-5 None reported inhibitor Torsemide Antihypertensive None reported Warfarin Vitamin K antagonist Oral ulcers, taste distortion Ability Antipsychotic Xerostomia Pravachol Antilipemic agent None reported Spironolactone Antihypertensive, None reported diuretic Allopurinol Anti-gout None Trazadone Antidepressant Severe xerostomia Lamictal Anticonvulsant Xerostomia Colchicine Anti-gout Bosentan (generic Endothelia receptor Brandname Tracleer) antagonist, Tracleer vasodilator reported to cause periodontal bleeding.
are allergic to Cialis or Adcirca (tadalafil), or any of its
The growth in revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2010, corresponds in large part to: (i) a continued increase in the number of patients being prescribed Remodulin; and (ii) sales of Tyvaso and Adcirca, which were commercially launched in the third quarter of 2009.
Adcirca (tadalafil) is indicated for improving exercise ability in pulmonary artery hypertension patients.
Silver Spring MD), which markets Adcirca in the United States.