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There are many erectile dysfunction medications available, each with different dosages to make sure you get the best results for you.
There are three options in the range of avanafil dosages that can be adjusted as needed, with lower doses often proving effective while minimising the risks of side effects. Meanwhile, the stronger dose can also be prescribed for those who need something more potent. It might take a bit of time, but the range of Stendra options should help you to get the perfect treatment for your erectile dysfunction.
Stendra comes in three different dosages, so you can find the one that works best for you. Which one will be suggested for you after your consultation can depend on a number of factors.
Stendra 50mg is the lowest dosage, which is often prescribed when the higher strengths are causing you problems with side effects.
Stendra 100mg is typically the starting dosage, although this will depend on your specific risk of side effects. If it doesn’t provide the results you want, there is one higher dosage to try.
Stendra 200mg is the highest dosage of Stendra available. It’s usually only prescribed when the lower dosages have proven ineffective but no side effects have occurred.
Everyone reacts differently to medication, so it’s not possible to predict who will encounter problems with Stendra before it is prescribed.
The different dosages are designed to provide options depending on your reaction to the medication. This might include unwanted side effects, in which case the dosage will be lowered, or a lack of effectiveness, in which case it can be increased.
A lower dosage of Stendra may be recommended to avoid the risk of interactions with other medications.
You’ll usually be prescribed 100mg at the start of treatment to see how well it is tolerated and how well it treats your erectile dysfunction.
Avanafil 200mg tablets are rarely prescribed at the start of treatment, unless your doctor thinks your erectile dysfunction is severe enough that 100mg won’t work.
The 200mg dose is usually prescribed after the standard 100mg tablet has proven ineffective but hasn’t resulted in any unpleasant side effects.
Finding the right dosage is often a case of trial and error. If 200mg leads to unwanted side effects then lowering it to 100mg may be recommended. However, it is unlikely that you’ll start on the 200mg dose.
If you’ve already tried Stendra 100mg tablets and they weren’t effective, then switching to another erectile dysfunction treatment altogether might be the best option. You can discuss alternative options with your prescribing clinician.
Avanafil 100mg tablets are the standard dosage for Stendra. This prescription is most likely the one you’ll be recommended when you first try the treatment.
For most men, this works perfectly well without any issues of side effects, so you should be able to use it with confidence.
If you do get side effects on Stendra’s 100mg dose you should report these to your prescribing clinician. At this point they will probably suggest either lowering the dosage or using another treatment.
Having some side effects doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll not be able to use Stendra. Some men experience very light symptoms when using it and due to the fact that they’re mild can still continue use without significant issues.
There are three main reasons why your doctor will recommend using Stendra 50mg tablets. The first is that you experienced side effects that were severe enough to warrant lowering the dosage from the standard 100mg tablets. As long as you’re still getting the effects you want from the 50mg dose, this would be the ideal solution.
The other reason is that you’re taking a different medication that has a risk of interacting with Stendra. By lowering the dosage, it might help to avoid any issues.
Lastly, if you have a condition that might be aggravated by Stendra, taking the lowest dose can help avoid any problems you might otherwise have with the medication.
If you started at the lowest dose of Stendra, you have the option to increase it to the standard 100mg dosage to see if you get the desired results this way. For many men, this will be enough.
If you’ve already tried the 100mg dose and found you had problems tolerating it, another erectile dysfunction medication might be recommended.
There is no Stendra 25mg option available, so if the 50mg tablet still causes side effects then this treatment is unlikely going to be the right one for you.
It’s important to note that there are many options available to treat erectile dysfunction so with a little patience, you should be able to find the right medication at the right dosage for you.
Signs of Stendra not working as well as you want it to include not being able to achieve an erection and not being able to maintain one long enough for sexual intercourse.
While this might be frustrating, it’s best to remain calm. There are lots of ED options available and there should be something to suit you.
Finding the most suitable erectile dysfunction medication can require some patience, but with the help of your prescribing clinician, you should be able to achieve the results you want in time.
There are many things you can do to get the best out of your erectile dysfunction treatment.
A healthy lifestyle is a good starting point to help the condition, including a well balanced diet and plenty of exercise.
You should also avoid drinking alcohol while using Stendra. Alcohol is a primary cause of erectile dysfunction, particularly when large amounts have been consumed.
Lastly, although it shouldn’t stop the treatment from working, having a large or fatty meal before using Stendra can slow its effects down considerably. Eating light a few hours before taking it is recommended.
If you want to find out which dosage is the best one for you, then our Stendra subscription service is a great starting point. At the start of the Treated service is a thorough online consultation where our registered clinicians can properly consider your specific circumstances. They will take into account your health, any other medication you’re taking and your experience with the condition you’re seeking treatment for.
You get to choose the best option to fit your lifestyle and our experts will be there to offer support if you encounter any problems with your treatment. Our doctors can then suggest a higher or lower dosage of Stendra or another medication entirely.
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