Long and Technical Product Description:
Chemical Name: Tadalafil
IUPAC Name: (6R,12aR)-6-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2,3,6,7,12,12a-hexahydro-2-methylpyrazino[1′,2′:1,6]pyrido[3,4-b]indole-1,4-dione
CAS Number: 171596-29-5
Molecular Formula: C22H19N3O4
Molecular Weight: 389.4 g/mol
Mechanism of Action: Tadalafil, like Sildenafil, is a PDE5 inhibitor. By inhibiting this enzyme, Tadalafil enhances the effect of nitric oxide, leading to smooth muscle relaxation and increased blood flow to the penis.
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Prescribed for ED treatment.
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Helps in reducing symptoms of BPH.
- Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): Used to treat PAH.
Precautions: Should not be taken with nitrates due to the risk of hypotension. Side effects might include headache, dyspepsia, back pain, nasal congestion, flushing, and pain in the limb.