Table of Contents
- What is Lovegra?
- Lovegra composition
- History behind the Lovegra
- Lovegra Indications
- How does Lovegra work? (Lovegra Mechanism of Action)
- How to Take Lovegra?
- Common Lovegra Dose
- When to Avoid Lovegra?
- Lovegra Side Effects
- Effects on organs
- Warnings and Precautions
- Reported Allergic Reactions
- Effect of Lovegra on the menstrual cycle
- Drug Interactions To Be Careful About
- Food interactions of Lovegra
- Interactions with laboratory procedures
- How Long Does the Effect Stay?
- Is Lovegra Addictive?
- Can I have Lovegra with alcohol?
- Can I have Lovegra When Pregnant?
- Can I have Lovegra when feeding a baby?
- Can I drive after taking Lovegra?
- Effect of an overdose of Lovegra
- Effect of using expired Lovegra
- Effect of missing a dose of Lovegra
- Storage requirements
- Substitutes for Lovegra
What is Lovegra?
Lovegra is another form of popular medicine sildenafil citrate used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. But this version is used to treat sexual dysfunctions in female patients. Lovegra is also called as Female Viagra.
Sildenafil citrate is the key ingredient in the Lovegra tablets and manufactured by Ajanta Pharma. Lovegra is available as pink tablets packaged 4 tablets in each strip.
History behind the Lovegra
Sildenafil was initially synthesized at Pfizer’s research facility in England. Got patented in 1996 and approved to use for erectile dysfunction. Initially, before that, it was used to treat hypertension or high blood pressure and angina pectoris or symptoms of ischemic heart disease.
Lovegra is prescribed by doctors to address
- Lack of sexual desire in women
- Low sex drive in women
How does Lovegra work? (Lovegra Mechanism of Action)
Lovegra works by increasing the sex drive in women and by helping to make the sex more pleasurable for women.
How to Take Lovegra?
Lovegra is available in the form of tablets and is advised to use it like any other medicine that comes in tablet form. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of freshwater.
Common Lovegra Dose
Common dosage of the Lovegra per day is not exceeding 100mg. It is advised to start with lower doses like 25mg or 50mg based on the patient’s age and general health conditions and increase or decrease the dosage as per the need and effect. It is advised to use with medical supervision in case of aged women greater than 45 years and with other health complications.
When to Avoid Lovegra?
Lovegra is not advised to use in patients suffering from heart disorders and in those with an allergic reaction to the ingredient of the medicine.
Lovegra Side Effects
Along with intended benefits, Lovegra also has some possible side effects in some patients. Below mentioned are some possible side effects that Lovegra may show in some patients. In general, these side effects may get better soon, but if they prolong it is advised to consult your doctor for further treatment.
- Facial redness or flushing
- Blocked nose
- Dryness in eyes
- Mild Nausea
Effects of Lovegra on Organs
This medicine may show adverse effects on liver and kidneys particularly in patients with ailments related to those organs.
Warnings and Precautions
- It is not advised to use Lovegra along with medications like nitrate drugs or those used to treat conditions like pulmonary hypertension.
- It is advised to use under medical supervision in case of aged and suffering other health conditions.
- Not advised to use more than 100mg in a day. And multiple times in a day.
Reported Allergic Reactions
Rarely some patients may feel allergic reactions like breathing issues, skin allergies, and irritations in the eyes. If such allergic reactions are noticed, it is advised to consult your doctor without neglect for further treatment.
Effect of Lovegra on the menstrual cycle
In general, it is rarely used during the menstrual cycles as it is intended to use for sexual pleasure in women. It is known to reduce the menstrual cramps and muscle pains caused due to periods in women in some cases. But it is advised to consult your doctor before using Lovegra during the menstrual cycle.
Drug Interactions to Be Careful About
Lovegra may show drug interactions with some medicine if used at the same time. Below mentioned are some examples of such but not a comprehensive list. Contact your doctor before using the medicine and inform about your current list of medications to avoid drug interactions.
Food interactions of Lovegra
Lovegra is known to interact with Grapefruit or Grapefruit juice or products containing it. Also, foods with high fat are known to decrease the sex drive hence it is advised to lessen the usage of such foods while using the Lovegra medicine for desired benefits of the medicine.
Interactions with laboratory procedures
No clinical data is available on the effect of Lovegra on the laboratory procedures. It is advised to inform your doctor about your current medications before attending any laboratory procedures.
How Long Does the Effect Stay?
Lovegra is in general known to show its impact in 60 minutes and stay up to 4-6 hours.
Is Lovegra Addictive?
No, Lovegra is not addictive.
Can I have Lovegra with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not advised during the treatment with Lovegra as it would negatively impact the benefits.
Can I have Lovegra When Pregnant?
Lovegra medication is not advised to use during pregnancy. Lovegra is categorized under Category B by the US FDA.
Can I have Lovegra when feeding a baby?
Lovegra usage is not advised in nursing mothers.
Can I drive after taking Lovegra?
Some patients may feel dizzy after taking the medication, and in such conditions, it is not advised to do activities like driving a vehicle, etc. that require alertness.
Effect of an overdose of Lovegra
It is advised to use the medicine within the limits as per prescription and not to get an overdose. The commonly prescribed dose per day is not exceeding 100mg. The effects of the medicine may prolong if the overdose is taken and also may lead to some undesired side effects which need immediate medical attention.
Effect of using expired Lovegra
In general, it is not advised to use any medicine that has expired. An expired drug may not show the intended benefits and show complications in some cases. It is always advised to check the date of manufacturing and expiry date on the label while purchasing the medicine.
Effect of missing a dose of Lovegra
Chances of missing a dose of Lovegra are rare as it is a medicine used on a need basis.
Advised to store at room temperature and out of reach to children and pets.
Substitutes for Lovegra
Your doctor may prescribe any of the below-mentioned medicine as an alternative to the Lovegra.
- Filagra Double
- Filagra DXT Pill
- Filagra FXT
- Filagra Oral Jelly
- Filagra Pink