- Forzest is used for the treatment of impotence where achieving and sustaining an erection is a problem while having sexual intercourse. However, it will work only if there is sexual stimulation.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension
- Forzest is used to treat high blood pressure of arteries present in the lungs and right side of the heart. It also improves exercise capacity in such patients.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia.
- Forzest is used to treat the symptoms of age-related prostate gland enlargement which may include painful, difficult, and frequent urination.
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30-60 minutes of oral administration.
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 36-40 hours.
Use of alcohol should be avoided or kept to a minimal level while you are taking Forzest. Symptoms like dizziness, fainting, flushing, persistent headaches should be reported to the doctor.
No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
This medicine is not recommended for consumption by pregnant women unless clearly needed. Consult a doctor and discuss the benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
The use of this medicine should be avoided by nursing mothers. Consult your doctor so that a suitable substitute may be advised.
Take Forzest as instructed by the doctor. Do not consume this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Follow the dosage regimen if this medicine is taken for treating pulmonary hypertension. Take this medicine at least 30-60 minutes before sexual activity if taken for erection disorders.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It can be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. This applies to conditions like pulmonary hypertension where the dose regimen is fixed.
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You might require immediate medical attention if the overdose is severe.
Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor.
To be taken as instructed by a doctor.
Does not cause sleepiness.
How it works
This medicine works by relaxing the smooth muscles present in the walls of blood vessels. This action is limited to particular areas of the body and the flow of blood in these areas are increased.
Ranbaxy Laboratories or Hetero Labs (depending on the dosage strength)
Sun Pharmaceutical Ind.