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    Cialis Together vs. Viagra Connect

    Erectile dysfunction, which is often shortened to ED, is a common concern faced by many men, impacting their well-being and intimate relationships. It's a problem many face, but luckily there are medicines like Cialis Together and Viagra Connect to help. This article will talk about what ED is, introduce you to the main ingredients of these medicines (tadalafil for Cialis Together and sildenafil for Viagra Connect), and explain how they work. We'll also look at what makes them different from each other.

    Fat rope in a hand along with 2 eggs to represent a flacid penis and testicles symptomatic of erectile dysfunction

    What is erectile dysfunction?

    Erectile dysfunction is a condition where a man finds it difficult to get or keep a firm enough erection for sexual activity (Knott, 2022). It can be caused by various factors, including physical issues (like heart disease or diabetes), psychological concerns (like stress or anxiety), or a combination of both. It's quite common and can affect men of all ages, but it's more typical in older men. While occasional difficulty with erections is normal, regular or frequent issues might indicate ED and could be a sign to consult a healthcare professional.

    What is tadalafil?

    Tadalafil is a medication that is used to help treat erectile dysfunction. Tadalafil falls under a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors (Abdel-Aziz et al, 2011). Simply put, it helps increase blood flow to the penis, making it easier to get and keep an erection when a man is sexually aroused. Tadalafil is the active ingredient that is in Cialis and Cialis Together. Apart from ED, tadalafil is also used to treat conditions like an enlarged prostate or pulmonary arterial hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs).

    What is sildenafil?

    Sildenafil is another medication that is used to treat erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil significantly improves satisfaction and quality of life for both patients and partners (Hatzimouratidis 2006). Sildenafil is also a medication that belongs to the group of medications known as phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors and it works by boosting blood flow to the penis to help treat erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil is the active ingredient in Viagra and Viagra Connect.

    What is Cialis Together used for?

    Cialis Together is a medication designed for adult men who experience erectile dysfunction. The active ingredient in Cialis Together is tadalafil. For best results, it's advised to take Cialis Together at least 30 minutes before planned sexual activity. The effects can last up to 36 hours, allowing for a more flexible approach to intimate moments.

    What is Viagra Connect used for?

    Viagra Connect is a medicine specially formulated for adult men who are experiencing erectile dysfunction. The active component in Viagra Connect is sildenafil. It's recommended to take a tablet about one hour before you plan to have sex. The effects of the medicine can last for up to four hours, but this doesn't mean the erection will last that long—it will diminish after sexual activity.

    Is Cialis Together the same as Cialis?

    At their core, both Cialis and Cialis Together contain the same active ingredient: tadalafil. This means they both work in a similar way to treat erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to the penis. Cialis Together is designed to be an over-the-counter alternative to the prescription medication Cialis. This means you can buy Cialis Together without a prescription, while regular Cialis requires one.

    There's also a version of Cialis known as Cialis Daily, designed for daily use, allowing for spontaneous sexual activity rather than planning ahead. In contrast, Cialis Together is typically taken as needed, around 30 minutes before sexual activity.

    Is Viagra Connect the same as Viagra?

    Both Viagra Connect and Viagra have the same active ingredient: sildenafil. This means they work in a very similar way to help men with erectile dysfunction achieve and maintain an erection. The most notable difference is how you obtain them. Viagra is a prescription medication, meaning you need a doctor's prescription to get it. Viagra Connect, on the other hand, is available over-the-counter in the UK, so you can purchase it without a prescription after speaking with a pharmacist. Viagra Connect was the first over-the-counter erectile dysfunction medication of its kind. 

    Do I need a prescription for Cialis Together?

    No, you do not need a prescription for Cialis Together. In the UK, Cialis Together is designed to be an over-the-counter alternative to the prescription medication Cialis. This means you can buy Cialis Together without a prescription after a consultation to ensure it's suitable for you.

    Do I need a prescription for Viagra Connect?

    No, you don't need a prescription for Viagra Connect in the UK. Viagra Connect is available as an over-the-counter medication, meaning you can purchase it without a prescription after a consultation with a pharmacist to ensure it's appropriate for you.

    How long does Cialis Together last?

    Cialis Together, containing the active ingredient tadalafil, can last up to 36 hours after taking the tablet. This doesn't mean you'll have an erection for 36 hours straight, but rather that, within this time frame, you should be able to achieve and maintain an erection when sexually stimulated. Always remember to take Cialis Together at least 30 minutes before you plan on engaging in sexual activity to ensure optimal results.

    How long does Viagra Connect last?

    Viagra Connect, which contains the active ingredient sildenafil, typically lasts for up to 4 hours after taking the tablet. This means that during this window, a man should be able to achieve and maintain an erection when he is sexually stimulated. It's advised to take Viagra Connect about one hour before planned sexual activity for the best results. It's essential to note that simply taking the tablet won't result in an erection; there needs to be sexual arousal for the medicine to work effectively.

    What is the active ingredient in Cialis Together?

    The active ingredient in Cialis Together is tadalafil. This is the same active ingredient that you will find in other products such as Cialis and Cialis Daily. Tadalafil belongs to a group of medications known as phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors and works by relaxing the blood vessels in the penis.

    What is the active ingredient in Viagra Connect?

    The active ingredient in Viagra Connect is Sildenafil. Sildenafil is a medicine used primarily to treat erectile dysfunction in men, and it belongs to a group of drugs known as phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors, the same as tadalafil. Sildenafil operates by boosting blood flow to the penis. This enhanced flow aids in achieving and maintaining an erection when a man is sexually aroused.

    What are the available doses of Cialis Together?

    Cialis Together is available to purchase from UK Meds in one strength which is 10mg. This means that each tablet contains 10mg of tadalafil. To get the effects you desire, take one tablet at least 30 minutes before you plan on engaging in sexual activity. 

    What are the available doses of Viagra Connect?

    From UK Meds, you can purchase Viagra Connect in a strength of 50mg. This means that one tablet contains 50mg of the active ingredient sildenafil. You should take one 50mg tablet at least one hour prior you plan on engaging in sexual activity to achieve the results that you desire. 

    When should you take Cialis Together?

    You should take Cialis Together at least 30 minutes before you plan on engaging in sexual activity. This allows the medication sufficient time to take effect. Once taken, and with sexual stimulation, an erection can be achieved as soon as 30 minutes post-administration. The effects of the medication can last up to 36 hours, providing flexibility in terms of the timing of sexual activity.

    When should you take Viagra Connect?

    It's recommended to take Viagra Connect about one hour before you plan to have sex. This allows the medication to become effective in your system. After taking the tablet, the effects can last for up to four hours. However, it doesn't mean you'll maintain an erection for this entire duration - it will occur in response to sexual stimulation and will diminish after sexual activity.

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    Cialis Together

    Viagra Connect

    Active IngredientTadalafilSildenafil
    What is it used for?Erectile DysfunctionErectile Dysfunction
    Prescription Required?NoNo
    How long do the effects last?Up to 36 hoursUp to 4 hours
    Strength10mg50mg
    When do you use it?At least 30 minutes prior to sexual activityAt least 1 hour prior
    Lowest Price Per Tablet*£3.40£4.25

    *Please note, all prices are correct at the time of writing.

    Are other forms of Cialis available at UK Meds?

    Yes, there are other forms of Cialis that are available to purchase online from UK Meds. Here are the other Cialis (Tadalafil) products you can purchase from UK Meds:

    • Cialis (Tadalafil) - This is prescription tadalafil that is used to help treat erectile dysfunction.

    • Generic Tadalafil - Generic Tadalafil is the non-branded version of the medication that you can purchase from UK Meds.

    • Cialis Daily - This is tadalafil that you take every day to maintain a low level of medication in your system. 

    Are other forms of Viagra available at UK Meds?

    Yes, there are other forms of Viagra that you are able to purchase online from UK Meds. Here are the other versions of Viagra that you can purchase from UK Meds:

    • Viagra (Sildenafil) - Viagra is the prescription-only version of Viagra Connect that is also used to help erectile dysfunction.

    • Generic Sildenafil - Generic Sildenafil is the non-branded version of Viagra that you can purchase from UK Meds.

    What alternative erectile dysfunction treatments are available at UK Meds?

    At UK Meds, we also provide a number of alternative erectile dysfunction medications to Viagra (Sildenafil) and Cialis (Tadalafil), including:

    • Eropid - Eropid is a tablet that contains 50mg of sildenafil.

    • Spedra - Spedra is a tablet that contains avanafil, another PDE5 inhibitor.

    • Levitra - Levitra is a tablet that contains vardenafil, another PDE5 inhibitor.

    • Vitaros - Vitaros is a penis cream that contains alprostadil, a last resort ED medication (typically prescribed when medications such as Viagra & Cialis have been ineffective). It helps to relax the blood vessels in the penis.

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