Cialis side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Cialis side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Cialis. The review is based on 19,895 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Cialis

Cialis has active ingredients of tadalafil. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from Cialis 21,476 users)


On Jan, 16, 2019

19,895 people who take Cialis are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cialis side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Vision blurred
  • Pain in extremity
  • Myalgia (muscle pain)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Back pain
  • Vomiting
  • Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
  • Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
1 - 6 months:
  • Pain in extremity
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Haematospermia (presence of blood in semen)
  • Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  • Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  • Retinal vein occlusion (a blockage of the small veins that carry blood away from the retina)
  • Sleep disorder
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Vision blurred
  • Drug ineffective
6 - 12 months:
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Tongue disorder (disease of tongue)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
  • Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
  • Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)
  • Vision blurred
  • Blood pressure decreased
  • Brain stem infarction (brainstem stroke)
1 - 2 years:
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Vision blurred
  • Deafness unilateral
  • Metastatic malignant melanoma (spreadable cancer tumour of melanine)
  • Visual field defect
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Blindness
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Coronary artery occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)
  • Deafness
2 - 5 years:
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Ischaemic stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain)
  • Metastatic malignant melanoma (spreadable cancer tumour of melanine)
  • Malignant melanoma in situ (early stage of cancer in melanocyte)
  • Vision blurred
  • Optic neuritis (optic nerve inflammation)
  • Anxiety
  • Deafness unilateral
  • Optic ischaemic neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
5 - 10 years:
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Metastatic malignant melanoma (spreadable cancer tumour of melanine)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea)
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Deafness unilateral
  • Pericardial haemorrhage (bleeding into the heart)
  • Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
  • Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
  • Angina pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
10+ years:
  • Malignant melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  • Blindness unilateral
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Therapeutic response unexpected
  • Umbilical hernia (an outward bulging (protrusion) of the abdominal lining or part of the abdominal organ(s) through the area around the belly button)
  • Metastatic malignant melanoma (spreadable cancer tumour of melanine)
  • Bladder cancer
  • Blindness
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Protein c deficiency
not specified:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Vision blurred
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Back pain
  • Sleep disorder
  • Myalgia (muscle pain)
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Vision blurred
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Dizziness
  • Pain in extremity
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (high blood pressure in the arteries of lungs)
  • Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
  • Death
male:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Visual impairment
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Weight decreased
  • Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
  • Vision blurred
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Blood potassium abnormal
  • Accidental overdose
  • Pain in extremity
2-9:
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  • Pneumonia
  • Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days)
  • Sinus bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)
  • Deafness unilateral
  • Drug ineffective
  • Fibrinous bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchial mucous membrane, accompanied by a fibrinous exudation)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
10-19:
  • Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  • Supraventricular tachycardia (rapid heart rhythm originating at or above the atrioventricular node)
  • Urine output decreased
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Penile swelling
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Asthma
  • Death
20-29:
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  • Penis disorder
  • Swelling
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Vision blurred
  • Cerebral artery embolism (sudden blocking of an artery by a clot or foreign material)
  • Drug screen positive
  • Multiple sclerosis relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)
30-39:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Vision blurred
  • Pain in extremity
  • Priapism (prolonged and painful erection that can last from several hours up to a few days)
  • Vomiting
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Sunburn
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Back pain
40-49:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Vision blurred
  • Sleep disorder
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Libido disorder (a sexual dysfunction relating to loss of sexual desire)
  • Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Pain in extremity
50-59:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Sleep disorder
  • Libido decreased (loss of interest in sex)
  • Vision blurred
  • Libido disorder (a sexual dysfunction relating to loss of sexual desire)
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
60+:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)
  • Vision blurred
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Myalgia (muscle pain)
  • Visual impairment
  • Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
  • Vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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