Tadalafilcontains the active substance tadalafil which belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.
Tadalafil is used to treat:
- Erectile dysfunctionin adult men: This is when a man cannot get, or keepa hard, erect penis suitable for sexual activity. Tadalafil has been shown to significantly improve theability of obtaining a hard erect penis suitable for sexual activity. Following sexual stimulation Tadalafil works by helping the bloodvessels in your penis to relax, allowing the flow of blood into your penis. The result of this isimproved erectile function. Tadalafil will not help you if you do not have erectile dysfunction. It is important to note that Tadalafil does not work if there is no sexual stimulation. You and your partner will need to engage in foreplay, just as you would if you were not taking a medicine for erectile dysfunction.
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults: It worksby helping the blood vessels around your lungs relax, improving the flow of blood into your lungs. The result of this is an improved ability to do physical activity.