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Revised: 7/2014

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
SILDENAFIL OD TABLETS 50mg VI "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Sildenafil citrate
 Dosage form:
white tablet with split line, diameter: 10.0 mm, thickness: 4.5 mm
 Print on wrapping:
シルデナフィルOD50mgVI「トーワ」,50mg,口腔内崩壊錠,ニトログリセリンなどの硝酸薬と本剤は併用できません

Effects of this medicine

This medicine helps maintain an erection by increasing cGMP in the corpus cavernosum penis, intensifying relaxation response of the cavernous body and improving the inner pressure.
It is usually used to improve insufficient erection (status of insufficient/unsustainable erection to have sexual activity).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: cardiovascular disease, liver dysfunction, hypotention/hypertention, retinitis pigmentosa, drepanocytic anemia, multiple myeloma, leukemia, bleeding disorder or peptic ulcer, renal disorder, multiple system atrophy (e.g. Shy-Drager syndrome), structural defect in the penis (e.g. bending penis), history of cerebral infarction/intracerebral bleeding within recent 6 months.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 25 to 50 mg of sildenafil at a time, about 1 hour before sexual activity. For elderly (at the age of 65 or more) and patients with liver disorder or severe renal disorder, start with 25 mg at a time. Each tablet contains 50 mg of sildenafil. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist.
  • This medicine is orally disintegrating tablet. Take this medicine in either of the following ways:
    (1) Take this medicine with water or warm water as you do an ordinary tablet.
    (2) Moisten the tablet with saliva on your tongue and crush it lightly with your tongue, then swallow it with saliva. However, never take the tablet without water when you are in a lying position.
  • Take the medicine once a day and more than 24 hours interval for next dose. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • The effect of the medicine may be affected by taking with food.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Sexual activity may put strain to your heart. Do not overload. The medicine offers no protection against sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Dizziness or vision disorder (change of color, etc.) may appear after taking the medicine. Be aware of driving a car or operating machinery.
  • Tell your partner that you will take/are taking the medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vasodilation (hot flush, flushing), headache, indigestion and palpitation. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.