Avanafil is a member of a group of drugs called selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase type 5 and is used in the therapy of erectile dysfunction. Chemically, it is a monocarboxylic acid amide obtained by formal condensation of the carboxy group with the amino group. This pill can be consumed by diabetic men.
Class of Drugs – Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors
Molecular Formula – C23H26ClN7O3
Molecular Weight – 483.9 g/mol
Working: Sexual arousal that leads to an erection causes the production and release of nitric oxide in the penis. The enzyme phosphodiesterase-5 causes the destruction of cGMP due to the blood vessels return to their normal size, blood leaves the penis, and the erection gets failed. This Avanafil pill acts by preventing the phosphodiesterase-5 from destroying cGMP. That results cGMP stays around longer. results in more prolonged engorgement of the penile with blood.
Uses: The mentioned pill treats male sexual dysfunction i.e. impotence or erectile dysfunction. The conventional tablet increases the blood flow to the penile organ to attain and sustain the erection. It is not recommended to protect against sexually transmitted diseases includes HIV, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, syphilis. It is advisable to use an effective barrier method during all sexual activity.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This medicine group for penile failure. It is available in popular brands as follows:
- Avana: 50 mg and 100 mg
- Avaforce: 100 mg
The effectiveness of this medication lasts for 18 hours after the administration of the Avanafil.