How Much Does Cialis Cost?

Tadalafil is a type of drug used to increase blood flow to the sex organ of males. It has two familiar brand names such as Cialis and Adcirca. The brand Cialis is used to treat men with erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Meanwhile, Adcirca is for the treatment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Erectile dysfunction refers to a medical condition which males can’t maintain or achieve an erection. 

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According to Cialis.com, there are almost 18 million males in the US diagnosed with erectile dysfunction. Benign prostatic hyperplasia, on the other hand, refers to the medical condition depicting inflammation of the prostate glands and almost 50% of males with BPH are also suffering from erectile dysfunction. It usually has symptoms like frequent urination and sharp pains while urinating.

Tadalafil is a type of drug used to increase blood flow to the sex organ of males. It has two familiar brand names such as Cialis and Adcirca. The brand Cialis is used to treat men with erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Meanwhile, Adcirca is for the treatment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

Cialis is manufactured into 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg tablets. The tablet dosage affects how much does Cialis cost per treatment cycle. It’s quite expensive because Cialis is not covered by any insurance. But manufacturers offer coupons to make the drug affordable for the public consumer.

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Average Cost of Cialis

The different dosages of the drug affect the cost of the treatment. The dosage classified into two group with the same range of price, namely, the 2.5mg/5mg and 10mg/20mg. The average cost of Cialis within 2.5mg/5mg group is around $10.64 to $15.00 per tablet while the other group costs around $12.54 to $80.00 per tablet.

Shopping for Cialis

Since Tadalafil tablets are expensive, it is important to utilize discount coupons provided by the manufacturer. Cialis is available at any pharmacies like Walmart, Rite-Aid, CVS Pharmacy, Walgreens, and Costco. The price of the drug may vary depending on the provider, the number of order and brand.

There are also online pharmacies that provide discounts like Good Rx that offer a discounted price of $10.64 per 2.5mg/5mg tablet and $12.54 to $21.64 per 10mg/20mg tablet. Also according to their site, an estimated average retail price of Cialis on local pharmacies is around $11.7 to $15.00 per 2mg/5mg tablet and $76 to $80 per 10mg/20mg.

As of now, there is no generic brand available for Tadalafil which is one of the factors that make the prices steep and because there is no competition in the market. Awareness regarding counterfeit products should be spread to the consumers. Consumers should only buy an authentic product to prevent any severe side effect and waste money on the impotent counterfeit.

Size

Pharmacies usually sell Tadalafil in boxes which contains ten to thirty tablets. The number of tablets per box can significantly increase the cost per tablet. Order with higher tablet count decreases the cost of the tablet as much as 10% to 15%. Meanwhile, bulk order is the most preferred saving option, especially for patients with long-term usage. Some pharmacies even provide discount coupons for every refill and free of delivery charges if bulk orders.

Precaution and Side Effects

To determine the adequacy of using Cialis, the patient should consult a medical professional. Patients with severe medical histories like heart problems, stroke, low blood pressure/high blood pressure, blood cell diseases, and liver or kidney complications are not suitable to use the drug.

Also, patients that are currently taking medicines with substances such as nitrates and guanylate cyclase stimulators should avoid Tadalafil to prevent unsafe drop or increase in blood pressure. To identify the possibility of patients having an allergic reaction to the Tadalafil, a pre-medical screening should be performed.

Mild Side Effects of using Cialis:

  • A headache
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain/Muscle pain
  • Coughing

If the intensity of the side effects is quite severe, it is recommended to consult a doctor right away to prevent further complications. For Cialis user, symptoms like loss of vision, ringing in the ears, having an erection longer than 4 hours, dizziness, chest pain, swelling and difficulty in breathing are considered as dangerous signs and required to have an emergency treatment as soon as possible.

Dosage and Duration

The dosage of the Cialis should be consulted to a doctor to determine the adequate scheduling based on the health condition and requirement of the patient. Cialis can be taken daily or during a certain period that the patient needed it. The first method is to take one tablet 30 minutes before any sexual activity.

For the daily dosage, patients can take the tablet daily once with 24 hours gap between dosages. Sexual activity can be timed during the peak of the effect of the Cialis but for efficiency, consult a doctor for proper prescription and scheduling.

Alternative

Since Tadalafil products are quite expensive, consumers might want to try alternatives like adopting a healthy lifestyle and health supplements. First of all, it is essential to study about natural testosterone. People who have adopted a healthy lifestyle but still keep failing in losing weight even how much hard work they put in, sometimes it is because of low testosterone.

Therefore, testosterone is a key hormone that helps in the development of sex organ and balancing the hormone levels of the body. As the person ages so do the decrease in the production of natural testosterone. Most of the men diagnosed with erectile dysfunctions are usually have low-level testosterone.

There are natural means of inducing testosterone such as:

  • Sufficient sleep
  • Weight loss
  • Eating food with zinc such as beans, nuts, crab, lobster, and whole grains. Patients diagnosed with low testosterone usually suffer from zinc deficiency. Recommended zinc intake is 11mg daily
  • Avoid sugar since glucose is the primary reason for testosterone reduction in the blood by at least 25%
  • Proper Exercise and Adequate Work-out routine.

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