Tadalafil (Cialis)/ Sildenafil (Viagra)

Tadalafil is a medication primarily used to treat erectile dysfunction in transgender individuals. Some transgender women might use it off-label to address erectile dysfunction, particularly during hormone therapy. Here are potential unwanted/adverse/side effects of tadalafil:

Side EffectDescription
HeadacheHeadache is one of the most common side effects of tadalafil use. It may range from mild to severe.
FlushingSome individuals may experience facial flushing or warmth as a side effect of tadalafil.
IndigestionTadalafil may cause indigestion, stomach discomfort, or acid reflux in some individuals.
Muscle achesSome users may experience muscle aches or pains, particularly in the back, arms, or legs, as a side effect of tadalafil.
Nasal congestionTadalafil may cause nasal congestion or stuffiness in some individuals.
Vision changesRarely, tadalafil may cause vision changes such as blurred vision, changes in color vision, or increased sensitivity to light.
DizzinessTadalafil may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, particularly when standing up from a sitting or lying position.
PriapismPriapism is a rare but serious side effect of tadalafil characterized by a prolonged erection lasting more than four hours. It requires immediate medical attention to prevent tissue damage to the penis.
Hearing lossIn rare cases, tadalafil use has been associated with sudden hearing loss or ringing in the ears (tinnitus).
Allergic reactionsAlthough uncommon, some individuals may experience allergic reactions to tadalafil, including rash, itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Immediate medical attention is necessary if any signs of an allergic reaction occur.

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Updated on February 6, 2024

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