Fildena Vs Viagra

  • Information And Medical Research On Sildenafil Citrate
  • Manufacturers
  • Differences Between Viagra And Fildena
  • Intake
  • Dosage
  • Recommendations
  • Therapy Period
  • Side Effects
  • Price Difference
  • Availability
  • Conclusion

Sildenafil Citrate was originally manufactured to treat patients with angina, which is a chest pain caused when the heart muscle does not get enough oxygen through the blood circulation. Sildenafil would relax the muscles found on the wall of the blood vessels and then increases the flow of blood to that particular area of the body.

Sildenafil is nowadays used to treat adult men suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED). Sildenafil citrate is an active ingredient in well-known branded medicines Viagra and Fildena. The dilemma now is which is more effective, Fildena or Viagra? Below is a detailed comparison between the newcomer generic drug and the legendary drug.

Information And Medical Research On Sildenafil Citrate

Sildenafil citrate is a potent active cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, commonly known as PDE5. The drug is
effective when used as a peripheral 1 conditioner for male erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment.

Sildenafil citrate is the first clinically-proven oral agent in ED the management that has achieved a revolutionary impact on the treatment of ED. (More Info)

Sildenafil normally works by adding more blood to get into the penis when you’re sexually aroused. Erections are produced through a complex chain of events which involves signals from your nervous system coupled with a release of the chemical messengers in the penis tissues. One of these messengers that are released when a person is aroused is known as cyclic GMP.

Cyclic GMP widens and relaxes and relaxes the blood vessels within the penis. This allows more blood to enter the penis.
In turn, it causes a penis to erect and get hard.

Cyclic GMP is generally broken down by phosphodiesterase type 5. Sildenafil is, therefore, a PDE5 inhibitor. The drug works by preventing this enzyme from breaking down the cyclic GMP. This normally allows blood vessels within the penis to remain dilated for a long period of time thus improving the flow of blood to the penis and help maintain an erection.

Manufacturers

Pfizer (Viagra). Pfizer is the innovator of this famous erectile dysfunction drug and is the current leading drug company in the world. Its operations are on a massive scale worldwide and lead in a pilot research and studies in various areas of pharmacology.

The company has been on the market for almost 200 years and became one of the pillars in the field of pharmacology.
Pfizer is no doubt a company with integrity and products of the best quality. While leading most of the innovative research in the field, their drugs are known to have prices that are exorbitant and only affordable to the well off.

Fortune Healthcare (Fildena). It is a well-recognized pharmaceutical company in India but still needed to establish its name in the international market. It has a steady growth in the international drug market and still has to establish its integrity. It has already been exporting drugs to the United States, Europe, Africa, and its neighboring countries in Asia.

Differences Between Viagra And Fildena

Both generic Fildena and the legendary Viagra have the same active ingredient Sildenafil Citrate and therefore has the same drug action in treating the impotency disorder. Patients with erectile dysfunction are treated with this drug, which stimulates the vasodilation and the relaxation of the muscles adjacent to the blood vessel and creates an erectile response.

Intake

Both Fildena and Viagra are recommended to be taken 30 minutes to 1 hour before sexual activity. It is not recommended to take more than one tablet per day. It should be strictly taken with a medical advice and prescription from your physician.

Dosage

Most patients would have a recommended dose of 50 mg taken as needed, ideally 1 hour before sexual activity for both Fildena and Viagra. Based on effectiveness and tolerance of the patient the dosage could be increased to the maximum dose of 100 mg or lowered to 25 mg.

Recommendations

  • In the instance of overdosage for both drugs, you must immediately seek medical attention or call a medical helpline
  • Avoid drinking alcohol with either Fildena or Viagra as it can cause side effects
  • Grapefruit and its juice might interact with the drug and lead to some side effects
  • Avoid taking other medicine not prescribed by your physician at the same time with taking Sildenafil

We also created an infographic which illustrates all above points concerning recommendations for Sildenafil Citrate intake and possible side effects :

 

Therapy Period

Both Viagra and Fildena is a taken only as needed and does not have a minimum or maximum therapy period.

Side Effects

The listed side effects for both Fildena and Viagra are the same as it has the same active ingredient:

  • Common: Headache, Facial flushing, Stuffy nose, Blurry vision, Heartburn, Dyspepsia
  • Rare and Grim: Chest pain, Heart attack, Myocardial infarction, Convulsion/seizures, Blindness & vision alterations, Hearing loss, General weakness, Shortness of breath, Difficulty in breathing. Change in heart rate, Edema, Allergic reaction

Price Difference

In general, the generic Fildena is a way cheaper than the innovator Viagra, which is about $1.65 vs. $9.14 each respectively. The price difference is due to:
1) generic vs. branded; and 2) the cost of research of Pfizer being the innovator brand.

Availability

Viagra has no restrictions on its sale and has an international and widespread distribution and is almost available worldwide. It can also be accessed in almost all local pharmacies and online drugstore as well.

On the other hand, Fildena is mostly available in India and some select countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. It is not available in the United States due to the existing patent protection of Viagra in the country.

Both drugs are prescription only but there are online stores that allow a purchase of any of the two drugs without any proof that they are prescribed with Sildenafil.

Conclusion

So which one is the best option, Fildena or Viagra?

Both drugs, whether it’s a generic or the branded pill basically has the same active ingredient and should basically work the same.

The edge of Viagra is that it is available widely around the world and the company has established the brand globally for many years, despite the skyrocketing price. While Fildena, on the contrary, has the edge on the price as it is made more affordable to the general public, but then the company is fairly young as compared to the competitor as still have to prove its integrity and it is only available in a few selected countries worldwide.

So which would you take, Fildena or Viagra? It all depends on the availability in your locality, the trust in the manufacturer and the patient’s purchasing power, although both drugs are recommended.