What is erectile dysfunction and how does Udenafil affects it?

Inability to get and keep an erection, which would be sufficient for performing a sexual intercourse is called erectile dysfunction or, in other words, impotence. This problem is topical not only for men over 65. The statistics say that 1 in 4 males over 40 has some erection difficulties.

Udenafil is a new development in the therapy of erection problems. The remedy is certificated for use in Korea and several other countries. As the drug still needs to be properly studied, it hasn’t been approved by the FDA.

The medication is manufactured under the brand name Zydena. Udenafil concentration in each tablet equals 100mg. The preparation works by improving the flow of blood to the pelvic organs together with relaxing the cavernous bodies of the penis. Consequently, when a man gets sexually stimulated, they fill with blood and thus erection appears.

How should the drug be taken?

Udenafil is a remedy, which may be applied either when it is needed or on the daily basis. The tablet should be swallowed whole and washed down with a full glass of water. Meals do not affect Udenafil absorption from the gastric tract, so you may take it regardless of meals.

The highest concentration of the preparation in the blood is reached in about an hour after the intake and its action lasts up to 24 hours. Hence, you may have intimacy anywhere between this time frames. You should never take more than one pill per day as an excess of Udenafil in the blood may trigger some adverse reactions.

Before you start taking Udenafil talk to your doctor about the precautions to its intake as individuals having certain contraindications to the preparation are more inclined to experience severe side effects. On the whole, Udenafil is quite well tolerated compared to some similar medicines as it doesn’t inhibit PDE11. It means that the probability of having a back pain or muscle pain, which is common for PDE5 inhibitors, is very low.

To the most common Udenafil side effects belong:

  • Headache;
  • Flushing of the face or some other areas of the body;
  • Nasal congestion;
  • Stomach upset;
  • Vision changes (blurred vision, double vision);
  • Reddening and pain in the eyes;
  • Dizziness;
  • Watery eyes;

In most cases, these symptoms disappear within several hours. However, if you notice that your condition has gotten worse or the symptoms stay for too long, contact your healthcare provider.

In rare cases, the patients may experience:

  • Reactions of hypersensitivity to Udenafil or any inactive component of the medication (swelling of the throat, tongue or face, which prevent normal breathing);
  • Cardiovascular symptoms (fall or rise of the blood pressure, palpitations, discomfort in the chest);
  • Severe headache, migraine;
  • Priapism (a painful erection lasting more than 4 hours).

Your doctor or pharmacist may tell you more about Udenafil side effects, so consult with them prior to the intake. Any severe manifestations of adverse effects demand immediate medical attention, so call an emergency room having noticed the first symptoms of unwellness.

To prevent any serious health issues, take the drug exactly as you were told. Any changes of the dose or dosing regimen should be agreed with your doctor.