Cialis ® (tadalafil) tablets

2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10mg, 20 mg tablets

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CIALIS (tadalafil) Use for ED or BPH Dosing and Administration

Cialis (tadalafil) is available for use as needed or for use once daily. Regardless of therapy schedule, tadalafil should not be taken more than once per day.

Recommended dosage and administration of Cialis

The recommended doses of Cialis® (tadalafil) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) and/or the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are provided in Table 1. It is important to remember that tadalafil (regardless of therapy schedule) should not be taken more than once per day.

Table 1. Recommended Dosage of Tadalafil (Cialis Package Insert, 2016)

If the indication is…

And the dosing schedule is…

Then the recommended dose of tadalafil is…

erectile dysfunction (ED)

as needed (on demand)

5 mg, 10 mg, or 20 mg taken prior to sexual activity.a

once daily

2.5 mg or 5 mg at approximately the same time dailyb without regard to timing of sexual activity.

signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

once daily

5 mg taken at approximately the same time every day.

ED and BPH

once daily

5 mg taken at approximately the same time every day.

a The recommended starting dose is 10 mg. The dose may be increased to 20 mg or decreased to 5 mg based upon efficacy and tolerability.

b The recommended starting dose is 2.5 mg. The dose may be increased to 5 mg based upon efficacy and tolerability.


Enclosed Prescribing Information

CIALIS® (tadalafil), Lilly

Reference

CIALIS [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2016.





Date of Last Review: April 24, 2017

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