Tadalafil VS Vardenafil: Compare Powerful ED Pills

By Jack Webb
Updated 2024-04-01 12:35:59 | Published 2021-01-25 13:38:19
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Tadalafil vs Vardenafil

Erectile dysfunction is a condition that affects a significant percentage of men all over the world. Throughout the past few decades, science has offered many drugs that can help patients suppress the effects of the disease. Two of them are Tadalafil (commonly known as Cialis) and Vardenafil (known as Levitra). Many men interested in using a drug of this type are not aware of the differences between them, thus making it difficult to choose. Following is a comparison between Cialis and Levitra by responding to the most common questions concerning these drugs.

How much does it cost?

Cialis costs between $62 and $80 for ten 2.5 mg tablets while ten 5 mg tablets cost $62 – $77. Higher dosage pills cost way higher. The 10mg pills cost $339 – $401 / ten pills and, finally, the 20mg pills cost $339 – $401 for the same number of pills as before.

Levitra is more expensive costing $101.55 for ten 5mg pills but higher concentration pills are actually cheaper than Cialis. The respective prices are around $99 for ten 10 mg pills and $103.94 for ten 20 mg pills.

Is a prescription required?

The answer is yes in both cases.

How fast does it work?

According to experts, Cialis must be taken 30 minutes to 1 hour before sexual activity while Levitra must be taken no less than 1 hour prior to sex.

Is there a generic available?

Yes, there are generic drugs available for both. Some of the ones for Cialis are Apcalis, Tadacip, Forzest and Tadapox while for Levitra, we have Staxyn and Vivanza.

Where should the pills be stored?

Both of the drugs require room temperature, somewhere between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius (59 – 86 F). Manufacturers also mention that Cialis should be kept away from moisture.

How does it work?

They both contain chemical substances called PDE5 inhibitors. These substances prevent the activation of a certain enzyme called Phosphodiesterase Type 5. This action allows the blood flow towards the male penis to be maintained at regular levels thus allowing the user to achieve a normal erection.

How long do the effects last?

This is a question answered by using a term called “half life“. It is a number showing how long it takes for a certain drug to lose half of its activity. Cialis' half life is 18 hours while Levitra's is 4-5 hours. So, it is obvious that Cialis lasts longer offering longer effects to the man using it.

This was a brief comparison of the two drugs. The best way to discover the key differences between them is using both and deciding for yourself since the effects may vary from one person to another. So, it is up to you to find the drug and also the dosage that suit you the best and will allow you to enjoy a normal and pleasant sexual intercourse.

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