Cialis Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Head Pain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • Backache
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Indigestion
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throat Irritation

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of Blood Vessels In The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Stroke
  • A Sudden Vision Loss Due To Loss Of The Blood Supply To The Front Of The Optic Nerve
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Angina, Or Chest Pain Due To Partial Blockage Of Blood Flow In The Heart Arteries
  • Blood Coming From Anus
  • Blurred Vision
  • Changes In The Visual Field
  • Chest Pain
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Fainting
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Pink Eye
  • Priapism, A Prolonged Erection Of The Penis
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vision Loss

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Accumulation Of Fluid In The Tissues Of The Eyelid
  • Acquired Chromatopsia, A Change In Color Vision
  • An Abnormal Occurrence Of Recurrent Erections
  • An Increased Amount Of Blood In The Lining Of The Eye
  • Brief Episodes Of Memory Loss, Followed By The Return Of The Memories
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excessive Watery Eyes
  • Eye Pain
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Loose Stools
  • Low Energy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nosebleed
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Vomiting

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