Tadalafil vs Sildenafil: When two Kings enter the Arena

pfizer-viagra-sildenafilThanks to new creations of modern medicine and science we have a great variety of preparations that help to cure our organism. And of course, the matter of sexual disorders also has its representatives. Two huge enterprises Eli Lilly and Pfizer enjoy much success in the market of medicine due to their outstanding products targeted to overcome troubles with erectile dysfunctions. These are Cialis (Eli Lilly) and Viagra (Pfizer). And here rises a very important question - which one to choose?

Well, in such a case you have to clarify first to yourself what do you expect from the usage of the preparations of such action. We will help you a little by giving the most distinguished features of these preparations.


Though Cialis and Viagra have different major constituents, Tadalafil and Sildenafil respectively, the action of these specific inhibitors is the same. They relax the muscle tissues of the organ, consequently enhancing the blood inflow to the genitals. This induces a firm and even advanced erection.

Both preparations are released in the form of tablets, with portions of 20, 50 and 100 mg. The maximal dosage is 100 mg and it must not be taken more often than once per day. The action starts within 15-30 minutes, depending on individual peculiarities of the examinees.

Contraindications are quite common, and not only for these two, but for many other preparation of the same action: cardiovascular illnesses, priapism, myeloma, leukemia, renal and liver insufficiency. They are also contraindicated for women and examinees who have not reached the age of 18.

Adverse effects are also similar - flushing, redness, headache, dizziness, dyspepsia, nasal congestion, vomiting etc.


The duration of the effect should be mentioned first, as Tadalafil is the record-holder at this point with its outstanding 36 hours. Sildenafil acts for 5 hours.

Tadalafil has softer impact upon the organism and does not cause as many adverse effects as its competitor does. But adverse effects are also similar, only the level of severity differs.

Tadalafil can also be used with alcohol in little amounts. Still, it would be better to avoid that.

So, now you only have to decide which cure is better for you. Hopefully, we have answered to your questions. Use any of these preparations with great caution, following all instructions to protect your organism from hazardous events.