Nipatra is a chewable tablet for erectile dysfunction made by Mercury Pharma. It contains the same ingredient as Viagra and works in the same way.
This product has been discontinued. To find out more about other versions of this medication, please read our page on Sildenafil.
Nipatra is a treatment for erectile dysfunction which, unlike other pills, can be chewed prior to being swallowed. The functioning constituent in this tablet is a drug called sildenafil, which is also used in the popular ED product known as Viagra. As it contains the same agent, Nipatra, which is manufactured by Mercury Pharma, works in much the same way.
- Easy to swallow, chewable pill
- Gets to work in 30-60 minutes
- Different doses available
Erectile dysfunction, which is also referred to as impotence, is characterised by the inability to acquire and maintain an erection durable enough for penetrative sex. It is a phenomenon which occurs to most men at some point in their lives, however infrequently; but ED is said to be present when erectile problems are encountered on a persistent basis. It occurs when the flow of blood to the penis is inhibited. For an erection to happen, blood needs to be able to enter the penis, and stay there. In erectile dysfunction, the flow is interrupted, which leads to the issues described above.
Causes tend to vary. It tends to affect men more as they get older, due to restricted blood flow, but it often occurs in younger men too. In some cases, alcohol consumption can be a contributing factor, as can the use of recreational drugs. Poor dietary habits are also a potential cause.
But sometimes, impotence can just be down to plain feelings of nervousness, or stress. Those people who have entered into a new relationship may be under pressure to impress their partner and perform, and this can lead to symptoms. Similarly, those who are encountering stress in another area of their life, such as at work, may find themselves distracted, and also affected by erectile problems.
The condition can lead to feelings of distress, not only for the person experiencing it, but also for their partner too. Seeking treatment in those instances where erectile dysfunction persists is therefore important.
Nipatra contains sildenafil, which is a PDE5 inhibitor. PDE5 is a natural enzyme, but its activity can result in the constriction of blood vessels. By blocking the function of this enzyme, sildenafil enables blood vessels found at the base of the penis to widen, and facilitates blood flow in this region. It also encourages those letting blood out of the penis to close; so that blood remains in the penis and an erection lasts longer.
It is important before buying generic pharmaceuticals online to know which products are licensed for wider manufacture, and which aren’t. Some sites may claim to sell treatments which cannot yet legally exist, and are therefore operating outside the law. Our reliable pharmacy only stocks branded items and licensed generics, sourced from established wholesalers, or direct from the manufacturer.
It doesn’t take long to discover whether this drug is suitable for you. To buy Nipatra from our trusted UK pharmacy, simply fill in our short questionnaire. Your responses will be assessed by one of our team of prescribing clinicians, and once approved, your order will be dispensed and shipped. Delivery is made by tracked courier, in secure, unmarked packaging to maintain your privacy.
It is essential when using Nipatra that you do so according to the instructions provided, both by your prescriber, and in the leaflet supplied. This will help you to make sure that the treatment is as effective as possible, while also reducing the likelihood of side effects, and making the use of it safer.
- Take as directed by your doctor.
- In most cases, the starting dose will be 50mg.
- One tablet is taken by mouth, approximately one hour prior to sex.
- Chew the tablet before swallowing it.
- It can be taken with or without food, but be aware that it may take longer to work if consumed alongside or just after a large meal.
- Sexual stimulation is required for this tablet to work.
- The maximum dose for any one 24 hour period is one tablet. This should not be taken more than three times a week.
- Do not exceed the amount prescribed for you.
- Never increase your dose yourself. If your current administration is not having the desired effect, speak to your doctor.
The above constitutes only a summary of the instructions you will need to adhere to when using this item. Comprehensive directions can be located in the accompanying leaflet.
Download Nipatra patient information leaflet
Even though they may not affect everyone who uses it, you should still be aware of the side effects associated with Nipatra, so that you can take action if necessary.
Those who experience chest pain during use should: adopt a semi-sitting position and attempt to relax; avoid the use of nitrates; and contact their doctor right away.
You should also seek medical attention urgently if you notice any signs of: an allergic reaction; sudden sight problems, including loss of vision; or priapism, which is an erection which may be painful and lasts for more than four hours. Refer to the leaflet supplied for further information on when to visit your doctor or hospital.
Very common (1 in 10 people or more):
Common (1 in 10 people or less):
Flushing, indigestion, problems with vision, stuffy nose and dizziness.
Uncommon (1 in 100 people or less):
Rash, bleeding at the back of the eye, eye irritation and pain, irregular heartbeat, muscle pain, drowsiness, reduced sense of touch, vertigo, tinnitus, feeling or being sick, dry mouth, and chest pain.
Rare (1 in 1,000 people or less):
Rise or drop in blood pressure, fainting, stroke, nosebleed and sudden loss of hearing.
This is not a full list of the side effects recorded during the use of this drug. For a more detailed account, consult the patient information leaflet.
Taking it with other medicines
Inform our doctor when completing our medical questionnaire if you are currently using treatments for other conditions, as these may affect your ability to use this product safely.
Do not take Nipatra if you are using nitrates, nitric oxide donors such as amyl nitrite, medicines for arrhythmias, or another ED medicine.
Your doctor may choose not to issue this item or only issue it with special precautions if you are using protease inhibitors or alpha-blockers.
Conditions to look out for
Do not use this item if you have or have ever had: a severe heart or liver problem; a stroke or a heart attack; low blood pressure; inherited eye disease, such as retinitis pigmentosa; or loss of sight caused by non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION).
It may also not be suitable for those with a history of: sickle cell anaemia; leukaemia; multiple myeloma; phenylketonuria; lactose intolerance; deformity of the penis or Peyronie’s Disease; heart problems; or haemophilia.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
This treatment should not be taken by women.
Driving and using machinery
If you get any side effects such as dizziness or sight disturbances, do not drive or operate machines.
Food, drink and alcohol
Nipatra may take longer to work if you take it alongside a large meal.
Alcohol can hinder your ability to get an erection. It is recommended not to drink excessive amounts when using Nipatra.
Taking recreational drugs at the same time as impotence medicines can be extremely hazardous to health. You must not use any recreational drugs, such as cocaine, ‘poppers’ or ecstasy, if you take or are going to take Nipatra.
These tablets contain lactose. If you have any sugar intolerances, talk to your prescriber.
Can I still drink alcohol?
Yes, but only in strict moderation. It is not recommended that you consume alcohol in large amounts, as this may exacerbate erectile dysfunction and cause the treatment to be less proficient.
Is there anything else I should know?
Nipatra can be taken with a meal, but it may take longer to work on a full stomach.
Will I still be able to drive?
Yes, provided it causes no side effects which may make it dangerous to do so. If this pill causes you to feel tired or dizzy, or causes you other problems, you should refrain from driving and speak to your practitioner.
How should I store it?
At room temperature, somewhere safe and out of the reach of children.
Am I allergic to anything in the medicine?
This product contains the following components: sildenafil, lactose monohydrate, povidone K-30, polacrilin potassium, silica colloidal anhydrous, aspartame (E951), croscarmellose sodium, peppermint flavour, magnesium stearate, and potassium hydroxide or hydrochloric acid, for pH adjustment. Do not take it if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.
Is it available over-the-counter?
As it is a prescription-only item, you will need to consult with a doctor first before you are able to buy Nipatra from our online pharmacy. This can be obtained through our secure consultation service, which is staffed by registered practitioners.
Is it right for me?
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