In some cases, they may not be available in all strengths or forms as the brand-name drug. Tadalafil oral tablet is available as the brand-name drugs Cialis and Adcirca. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. Tadalafil (Cialis) is used for the treatment of men who have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or erectile dysfunction (ED), or both conditions. Tadalafil (Adcirca) is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). With BPH, the prostate gland is enlarged but isn’t cancerous. It can pinch or squeeze your urethra (the tube that carries urine from the kidneys out of the body). Symptoms of BPH include trouble urinating, painful urination, and a frequent or urgent need to urinate. Tadalafil is used to treat male sexual function problems (impotence or erectile dysfunction-ED). In combination with sexual stimulation, tadalafil works by increasing blood flow to the penis to help a man get and keep an erection. Tadalafil is also used to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH). It helps to relieve symptoms of BPH such as difficulty in beginning the flow of urine, weak stream, and the need to urinate frequently or urgently (including during the middle of the night). Tadalafil is thought to work by relaxing the smooth muscle in the prostate and bladder. This drug does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases (such as HIV, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, syphilis). Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start taking tadalafil and each time you get a refill.
If you are taking tadalafil once daily for BPH, or for ED, or for both, take it regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time. Cialis 10 mg Uses. Lower doses of Cialis, ranging from 5 mg or 10 mg, have long been used by men to curb the effects of ED without having to time their dosage 30 minutes before sex. Daily doses remove the question of when to take your pills as they work over the course of the entire day, offering added convenience.