Drug Uses & More
Vigora is a generic version of Viagra. It has the same active ingredients as Viagra and is equally effective in curing ED.
Usage Information for Vigora
Ask your doctor for detailed instructions on using Vigora. On the other hand, you can always refer the patient information booklet which contains professional instructions regarding medication usage.
Vigora is absorbed into the body depending on one's health. So, the time often differs in different people.
Under normal circumstances, it is most effective when taken around 15 to 30 minutes before you plan to commence sexual activity.
The effects last for up to 4 hours. So you can have multiple love making sessions.
The medication is also available in two different dosage strengths.
Dosage Missed? Important Information
Vigora is taken only as and when required. It is not to be used every day as a regular therapy. So, the problem of a missed dose does not arise.
If you accidentally missed to take the medication prior to having sex, then you can take it as soon as you remember it. But then you will have to wait for the stipulated amount of time for Vigora to be absorbed by the body and start to take effect.
We recommend storing your medications at room temperature (59 and 86 degrees F) in its original container. Keep it away from excessive heat, moisture or light.
Protect it from kids and pets.
I think that I overdosed. What should I do?
Seek emergency medical care if you suspect an overdose. Contact the nearest poison control center immediately. Some of the possible symptoms are.
Safety Information Warning Precautions
Before you begin therapy, you should discuss your medical history in detail with your health care provider. Include any allergic reactions you have to medicines or food.
Include complete details about over-the-counter medications, herbal pills, dietary supplements and prescription drugs.
Conditions under which you should avoid using Vigora
Does your cardiac health restrict you from indulging in vigorous exercise of any sort?
Vigora is a used to provide an erection when sexually stimulated. So, usage of the drug is restricted if you have a history of heart problems like arrhythmic disorders, heart attack or stroke.
If you notice any symptoms like, if you notice symptoms like chest, shoulder, neck, or jaw pain; numbness of an arm or leg; severe dizziness, headache, nausea, stomach pain, or vomiting; fainting; or vision changes, then it might be an indication of a heart attack. Stop immediately and seek emergency medical care.
Vigora must also be avoided if one or more of the following conditions apply to you:
Kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis)
A blood cell disorder such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia
A bleeding disorder such as hemophilia
A stomach ulcer; retinitis pigmentosa (an inherited condition of the eye), a physical deformity of the penis (such as Peyronie's disease)
. Alcohol Usage & Medication
While alcohol usage may not directly interfere with the working of the medication, doctors do not recommend using alcohol as it is a muscle relaxant.
Other than this, mild drowsiness or blurred vision may be experienced while using Vigora. This will fade away as the body starts to adjust to the medication.
So, it is recommended that you avoid tasks that require an alert mind. For ex, driving, handling heavy machinery etc until you know how your body reacts to the drug.
If you feel giddy or drowsy, then sit or lie down immediately till the feeling passes off..
Medications that can cause reactions with Vigora
Vigora is known to react adversely when combined with certain medications. The reactions are normally mild in nature but can be severe at times.
These medications include:
Nitrates in any form (Ointments, patches, pills). This includes any and all medications containing nitrates including Nitrostat, Nitrolingual, Nitro-Dur, Nitro-Bid, Minitran, Deponit, Transderm-Nitro, Dilatrate-SR, Isordil, Sorbitrate, sosorbide mononitrate (Imdur, ISMO, Monoket).
Recreational pills called poppers.
A blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
Cimetidine (Tagamet, Tagamet HB);
An antibiotic such as erythromycin (E-Mycin, Eryc, Ery-Tab) or clarithromycin (Biaxin);
Doxazosin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress), Terazosin (Hytrin);
HIV medicines such as amprenavir (Agenerase), tipranavir (Aptivus), darunavir (Prezista), efavirenz (Sustiva), nevirapine (Viramune), indinavir (Crixivan), saquinavir (Invirase, Fortovase), lopinavirritonavir (Kaletra), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), ritonavir (Norvir), atazanavir (Reyataz), or nelfinavir (Viracept);
An antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox) or ketoconazole (Nizoral);
Carbamazepine (Tegretol), phenobarbital (Luminal), or phenytoin (Dilantin); or
Rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane) or rifabutin (Mycobutin).
Read this before using Vigora
If you experience an erection that lasts for more than 6 hours, then you should seek emergency medical care. This erection may occur randomly after taking the medication and will not subside even after you have sex. It may cause permanent damage to your penile tissues.
We recommend that you do not use other ED medications while using Vigora.
It has been noticed that patients over the age of 65 are more prone to the side effects of Vigora.
Vigora is not for use by women or children.
The Importance of Safe Sex Practices
Vigora is not a protective barrier against sexually transmitted diseases like HIV. For that, you must always practice safe sex techniques. Speak to your doctor for more details.
Pregnancy/Breast Feeding Information
Vigora is not to be used if you are pregnant or expecting a child. It may pose risks to your unborn fetus. Speak to your doctor for more information on this.
It is not clear whether the medication is excreted via the breast milk. Speak to your doctor for more information.
It is common for some side effects to occur as the body adjusts to Vigora. These include vision problems and sensitivity to light.
But if these side effects do not go away by themselves or become bothersome, then seek medical attention.
Rarely, some very serious side effects may also occur. These need to be reported immediately to your health care provider. These include diarrhea, headache, migraine, dyspepsia, dizziness, seizure, nasal congestion, esophagitis, cardiac arrest, abdominal pain, gastritis, rectal hemorrhage, flushing, seizure, urinary tract infection, cardiomyopathy, syncope, glossitis, heart failure, face edema, rash, abnormal vision, shock, anxiety, asthenia, chest pain, postural hypotension, tachycardia, allergic reaction, hypotension, Angina pectoris, palpitation, cerebral thrombosis, anemia, myocardial ischemia chills, abnormal electrocardiogram, vomiting, colitis, dysphagia, stomatitis, leucopenia, dry mouth, gingivitis and some others.