Revatio tablets versus Viagra tablets

Active components

 

  •   The main difference between Revatio pills from Viagra pills consists in Sildenafil citrate quantity in one pill. Also Revatio medication differs from Viagra medication by colour, shape and imprinting.

 

Viagra (Sildenafil citrate) pills

 

  •   Colour of Viagra pills — blue
  •   Shape of Viagra pills — rounded-diamond
  •   One film-coated 25mg tablet of Viagra contains 25mg of active component Sildenafil citrate (imprinted VGR25; Pfizer).
  •   One film-coated 50mg tablet of Viagra contains 50mg of active component Sildenafil citrate (imprinted VGR50; Pfizer).
  •   One film-coated 100mg tablet of Viagra contains 100mg of active component Sildenafil citrate (imprinted VGR100; Pfizer).

 

Revatio (Sildenafil citrate) pills

 

  •  Colour of Revatio pills — white
  •   Shape of Revatio pills — round
  •   One film-coated 20mg tablet of Revatio contains 20mg of active component Sildenafil citrate (imprinted RVT20)

 

Revatio tablets versus Viagra tablets

Inactive components

 

Viagra pills and Revatio pills :

 

Besides active component Sildenafil citrate, each Viagra pill and Revatio pill contain inactive components providing pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of the pill.

 

The list of inactive components used during manufacture of Revatio pills and Viagra pills completely coincides. The only difference of inactive components of both drugs is that the food color FD&C Blue 2 aluminium lake (E132) is used in Viagra manufacture

 

Inactive components used in the technological process of Viagra and Revatio manufacture are:

 

  •   microcrystalline cellulose; triacetin; croscarmellose sodium; anhydrous dibasic; hypromellose; calcium phosphate; titanium dioxide; lactose and magnesium stearate.

 

Revatio (Sildenafil citrate) vs Viagra (Sildenafil citrate)

Indications to drug application

 

  •   Viagra medication is indicated for treatment of erectile dysfunction in men above 18 years of age, including the erectile dysfunction treatment in elderly age.

 

  •   Revatio medication is prescribed for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in men and women (pregnancy: category B).

 

Revatio vs Viagra

Recommended dosage

 

Revatio

  •   Total daily dose of Revatio, the drug for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, makes three 20mg Revatio pills (equivalent Sildenafil citrate 60mg).
  •   The patients are recommended to take one Revatio 20mg pill three times a day during treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
  •   The interval between 20mg Revatio intakes should make not less than four hours.
  •   By results of clinical trials three 20 mg Revatio pills were proved as an optimum daily dose, as in higher daily doses of Revatio up to 60mg, clinically significant improvement of the pulmonary state is not observed.

Viagra

 

  •   For most men, an optimum daily dose of Viagra is 50mg (one Viagra 50mg pill — once a day).
  •   Viagra 50mg pill is to be taken 60 minutes prior to activity with a sex partner.
  •   Depending on erectile dysfunction severity, daily dose of Viagra can be reduced to one Viagra 25mg pill or is increased to one Viagra 100mg pill.
  •   One Viagra 100mg pill is the maximum recommended daily dose of Viagra, any increasing may lead to side effects.

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