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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
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n tadalafilo
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For "methods A and B" ruggedness of the proposed method was determined by analyzing 20 [micro]g/mL concentration of tadalafil while for "methods C and D" it was measured by analyzing 40 [micro]g/mL concentration of tadalafil by two different analysts using similar operational and environmental conditions.
Therefore, based on the activity of PDE-5 detected in the prostate, PDE-5 inhibitors were assessed for their therapeutic effects on BPH; beneficial effects of the PDE-5 inhibitors, such as sildenafil and tadalafil, on the symptoms and quality of life of men with LUTS, erectile dysfunction, and BPH have also been demonstrated.
Previous studies suggested that drugs such as tadalafil could restore proper blood flow, but this is the first study showing that the drug may offer a therapeutic strategy," explains cardiologist Ronald G.
If you are taking nitrates, avoid taking drugs for erectile dysfunction, such as sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialus), as you can suffer major cardiovascular side effects if you combine the drugs.
Objective: To assess and compare the efficacy of on-demand versus daily dosages of tadalafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
No significant difference in visual and anatomy testing of the eye was found in the group of men who took tadalafil (Cialis[R]) or sildenafil versus the placebo groups.
Randomized clinical trials in monotherapy or combination therapy have been conducted in PAH with sildenafil and tadalafil which significantly improve clinical status, exercise capacity and hemodynamics of PAH patients.
Tests on Chinese Jia Yi Jian tablets revealed appetitesuppressant sibutramine and impotence drug tadalafil.
Sibutramine, marketed as Reductil, is an appetite suppressant while tadalafil, commonly known as Cialis, treats erectile dysfunction in a similar way to Viagra.
(Indianapolis IN), related to the license for pulmonary hypertension drug tadalafil.
Investigators for the MHRA visiting the company had discovered Sildenafil and Tadalafil, both used to treat erectile dysfunction, Carisoprodol, used as a muscle relaxant, and Sibutramine Hydrochloride, used to treat obesity, the agency said.
A drug called tadalafil has been shown to help men with ED feel sexually normal again and regain their sexual confidence.