Cialis Approved to Treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Cialis (tadalafil; Lilly) tablets for once daily use have been approved for the treatment of men who have both erectile dysfunction and the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The FDA also approved Cialis for once daily use for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of BPH. Including its previous approval for erectile dysfunction, Cialis is now approved for three separate indications.

In erectile dysfunction, Cialis, a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor, helps produce vascular relaxation and increase blood flow to the penis.  While the mechanism by which Cialis reduces BPH symptoms has not been established, PDE5 enzymes are also found in the prostate and bladder, which may be a factor in symptom resolution.

Cialis for once daily use is available in 2.5mg and 5mg strengths, Only the 5mg dose is approved to treat BPH and erectile dysfunction + BPH. Cialis is also available for as needed use for erectile dysfunction in 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg dosage strengths.

For more information call (800) 545-5979 or visit www.lilly.com.