Popular Substitutes for Viagra and Cialis: How not to Overpay for the Brand!

Is there a Need for Alternative ED Drugs?

Popular Substitutes for Viagra and Cialis: How not to Overpay for the Brand!

Every man, who has faced the problem of erectile dysfunction, knows that the treatment of its disorder is very simple, but very expensive, especially in America. There are safe drugs with a proven efficiency for a quick and reliable relieving of ED symptoms, for example well-known Viagra or Cialis. However, their regular use will cost you a fortune. No surprise that men have to search for alternative solutions. Usually the solution is found in the form of generics.

Generic drugs are drugs with exactly the same chemical composition and dose of the active ingredient. In other words, they are complete analogues of original medicines, but they are produced by third-party companies and sold under other names. So the price for them is much lower. Let’s review the most popular generics of two brands – Cialis and Viagra.

Traditional Pills

If you want a full replica of the original brand, consider the medicines, which are produced in the form of traditional film-coated tabs and resemble real drugs. For example, these are the following options:

  • Kamagra is a complete analog of Viagra and one of the first generics of this medicine. The drug is produced in India. Today the safety and efficiency of Kamagra in proven scientifically. Like Viagra, it is available in three variants -25, 50 and 100 mg of sildenafil.
  • It is a generic of Cialis. One tablet can contain 5, 10 or 20 mg of tadalafil. The effect and mechanism of action is similar to the effect of Cialis. The drug is manufactured in the form of yellow oval pills.

Alternative Forms

Apart from ordinary oral film-coated tabs, generics are produced in a variety of dosage forms. Every form has its pros and cons. Here are some options:

  • Popular Substitutes for Viagra and Cialis: How not to Overpay for the Brand!Viagra Soft and Cialis Soft. “Soft” options are produced in the form of oral chewable pills or strips. They are not coated with film, and they are not swallowed whole. Instead, they are put on the tongue and dissolved or chewed. As the strips are absorbed right from mouth, they start working faster. Also they are compatible with food & drinks. Usually, Soft Viagra and Cialis are available in a variety of flavors.
  • Viagra Jelly and Cialis Jelly. They can be sold under various names, but the most important thing is that these drugs are available in the form of sweet fruit jelly that is taken orally like a usual jam or candy. Jelly has a pleasant flavor and starts working in 15-30 minutes after administration.
  • This is probably, the most exotic form of generics. Patches with sildenafil or tadalafil are for those men, who can’t tolerate oral administration of pills. The patch is applied onto skin, and the active component penetrates through skin into the blood. This dosage form is recommended in cases when traditional oral forms don’t work or can’t be used for some reason.

There are a lot of other names of generic drugs, such as Viagra PRO, Gold, Super Active, Professional and so on. In fact, many of them are similar. So, when choosing a drug, look at its composition and dosage form. No matter how the drug is called – if it contains the required dose of the active component, it will suit you.