Still, 33 percent of men in the study reported not trying their meds on at least six different occasions, which is commonly considered a standard recommendation.That number is actually a holdover from how the drug was originally recommended back in the 1990s, says Dr. Back then, the line of thinking was to begin the medication at the lowest dose and try it twice.That’s when the drug reaches its peak level in your system, says Dr. Cialis reaches its highest level between 2 to 3 hours after you swallow it.Related: 14 Foreplay Tips That Will Drive Her Wild Now, that’s not to say that there won’t be enough of the drug in your system to help you get an erection 15 minutes after you take it—or even 12 hours later.If you’ve failed to respond to one drug, you might be tempted to throw in the towel.
This produced unhappy customers, and it added unnecessary stress to the business. The more information you offer to people, the more likely they’ll be confused.
If you’re not aroused, that second chemical wouldn’t form in the first place.
Related: The Scientific Reason You Wake Up With Morning Wood“We tell men not to take the drug and expect miracles happening without doing some work—foreplay, things like that,” says Dr. “It will not work unless you have some form of sexual stimulation, be it touch, taste, smell, whatever that is.” Unless you’ve reached the max dosage, don’t assume your meds aren’t going to work for you—an error shared by 31 percent of the study participants.
If you’re not aroused, you might as well have just popped a placebo. When you get sexually excited, your brain sends a signal via the nerves down to your penis.
This releases a chemical into the muscle of the penis, which then sparks the production of another chemical—the one your ED meds work on to give you a boner.