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Difference between Cialis and Viagra

Main difference

It is certain that the two prescription drugs are used to deal with erectile dysfunction disease, or in simple words, it can also be said that they are used by those who want to strengthen the girth of their penis and prevent premature ejaculation. All over the world, these two tablets are widely used to prevent virility related problems over prescription by doctors. The main difference in both is that Viagra has Sildenafil as the active drug and on the other hand, Cialis has Tadalafil as the main ingredient.

What is Cialis?

Since both drugs were formulated and produced by the American company, Cialis got FDA approval in 2003, which makes it less than five years from Viagra’s approval date. This pale gold colored tablet is known for its ultimate craving effect, though when it comes to fast acting, Viagra is way ahead of Cialis and others in the running.

What is Viagra?

It will not be wrong to call it the most famous prescription drug to treat one’s virility problems. Although, the main function of this product launched by Pfizer is to treat erectile dysfunction but in the local markets of Asia, it is widely used by amateurs, who thought themselves the hot male after getting this.

Key differences

  1. Viagra obtained FDA approval in 1998, while Cialis was approved in the second quarter of 2003.
  2. Cialis has a longer lasting effect than Viagra as it can have the effect for 36 hours, on the other hand Viagra has an effect for about 8 hours.
  3. Viagra, which is famous for its fast action, can get you started in just 30 mints, while Cialis can take up to 2-3 hours.
  4. Cialis is available in 2.5, 5, 10, and 20 mg packs, on the other hand, manufacturers launch Viagra with the 25, 50, and 100 mg strength.
  5. Considering all the global markets, the price of Cialis is lower than that of Viagra.
  6. Viagra is produced by Pfizer and Cialis was developed by the Icos biotech company, which was later acquired by the Eli Lilly Company.
  7. The Cialis tablet is almond-shaped and comes in various shades of pale-golden yellow, while Viagra is a blue diamond-shaped tablet.

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