Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Had a heart attack or stroke
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- A disease called pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD)
- Heart problems, including chest pain (angina), heart failure, or irregular heartbeats
- A history of vision problems, such as loss of eyesight
- A history of hearing problems, including ringing in the ears, dizziness, or hearing loss
- An eye problem called retinitis pigmentosa
- Any problem with the shape of your penis or Peyronie's disease
- Stomach ulcers
- Blood cell problems, such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia
- A history of a painful or prolonged erection that lasted for more than four hours (priapism)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Adcirca and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Adcirca and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, nitrates, medications for erectile dysfunction (ED or impotence), vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Adcirca Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)