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Your dosage of Adcirca will depend on several factors, such as your kidney and liver function. For example, people with mild or moderate kidney or liver disease generally start with a dose of 20 mg once daily. It is important to not take this medication more than once a day. Adcirca comes in tablet form and can be taken with or without food.

An Introduction to Dosing With Adcirca

The dose of Adcirca™ (tadalafil) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Your kidney function
  • Your liver function.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.

Adcirca Dosage for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

The standard Adcirca dosage to improve exercise ability in people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is 40 mg once daily.

Adcirca Dosage in People With Kidney or Liver Disease

For people with mild or moderate kidney disease, the recommended starting dose of Adcirca is typically 20 mg once daily. Your healthcare provider may increase your dose to 40 mg once daily if you do not experience significant side effects. In general, people with severe kidney disease should not take this medication.
For people with mild or moderate liver disease, the recommended starting dosage is typically 20 mg once daily. People with severe liver disease should not use Adcirca.

General Information on Taking Adcirca

Some considerations for people taking Adcirca include the following:
  • Adcirca is available in tablet form. It is taken by mouth once daily.
  • Adcirca should not be taken more than once a day.
  • Try to take Adcirca at the same time each day to keep an even level of the medication in your blood.
  • Adcirca can be taken with or without food. Try taking it with food if it seems to bother your stomach.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dose of Adcirca or Adcirca dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider, nurse, or pharmacist.
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