Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ranbaxy Caverta - Uses, Structure and Side Effects

Caverta - Active Ingredient And Chemical structure

The active ingredient contained in Caverta is Sildenafil citrate . The structure is shown below

Sildenafil Citrate structure

Generic Forms and Brand names of Sildenafil Citrate

Caverta manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories, India is an effective treatment for Erectile Dysfunction regardless of the cause or duration of the problem or the age of the patient.Caverta which has the active ingredient Sildenafil citrate is also sold as Viagra, Revatio and under various other brand names.

Caverta Preparations

Caverta is available as tablets of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg .

Caverta - Storage Requirements

Caverta tablets are to be stored at room temperature (15°C to 30°C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light.

Caverta - Uses

Sildenafil Citrate in the form of Caverta tablets is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men. It can help men who have erectile dysfunction get and sustain an erection when they are sexually excited.
Sildenafil makes the blood vessels become wider. This lowers the blood pressure. Sildenafil mostly works in the penis and in the lungs. This medicine increases blood flow to the penis. This helps the penis become erect during sexual intercourse.

Caverta Dosage

Caverta should not be taken more than once a day. The dosage of Caverta that your doctor may start you at is one tablet of 25 mg once a day.

Side Effects Of Caverta

The most common side effects of Caverta (sildenafil citrate) are headache, flushing of the face and upset stomach. Less common side effects that may occur are temporary changes in colour vision (such as trouble telling the difference between blue and green objects or having a blue colour tinge to them), eyes being more sensitive to light or blurred vision. These effects are usually mild to moderate and usually don't last longer than a few hours.

Further Information

Ranbaxy India - Caverta Information