Can it make the penis bigger?

This question sometimes arise in patients’ minds. Let’s try to give a science-backed answer to it.

Fast Way: Yes and No! However, it doesn’t help get bigger permanently.

Active Agent of Cialis

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There is a family of medications which are extensively used throughout the world to combat erectile dysfunction in males. These are PDE5 inhibitors (phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors). They have similar effects but also feature distinctive characteristics.

For instance, sildenafil is an active substance in Viagra which acts up to 6 hours, while Cialis contain tadalafil, the “champion” by the duration of action (up to 36 hours or 1,5).

Cialis is available in several classic dosages: 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg.

If you are taking Cialis for the first time, you can start carefully with 5mg(Cialis Daily) or 10mg pills, but the most commonly used dosage is 20 milligrams.

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Does Cialis Make the Penis Bigger?

Well, yes and no. If a man is sexually excited and his body is under influence of Cialis, his organ will become bigger due to naturally occurring erection processes, which are just facilitated by tadalafil. In this sense, it can make erected penis bigger. But when it comes to physical growth of the penis (on a permanent basis), Cialis is helpless. It doesn’t contain hormonal substances and doesn’t activate growth processes in the penile organ. For this purposes, other means are used.

So What Exactly Does Cialis Do?

The active ingredient of Cialis exerts suppressive effect on PDE5, a natural enzyme which is present in the penis, lungs, and some other parts of the body.

However, the medication has a high specifity and acts primarily on the genital area (but a special tadalafil-based drug, Adcirca, is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension).

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PDE5 suppression leads to a positive effect on a male erection. This is associated with the fact that phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibits cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) substance. cGMP is responsible for normal erection. Amidst the influence of Cialis, levels of cGMP in penile tissues are increased, which leads to relaxation of smooth musculature, which opens access for the blood flow to enter the organ. When penis is properly filled with blood, it acquires necessary hardness.

Other Uses for Tadalafil

Moreover, tadalafil also leads to muscle relaxation in the prostate, urinary bladder and vessel which transports blood to these organs. That’s why it has been officially approved to treat benign prostate enlargement, more precisely, urinary symptoms caused by it. It is now a popular alternative to other established meds for these symptoms, such as α-adrenergic antagonists.

However, as K. Hatzimouratidis at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) rightly points out, it is not just a substitute, since side effects associated with the traditional medical remedies are avoided in case of tadalafil, plus, Cialis is the only medicament which is able to treat both erectile dysfunction and urinary unhealthiness simultaneously.

Like Viagra, Cialis don’t improve libido. Sexual excitement is a necessary requirement for Cialis’ onset of effect. If you wanna enhance your libidinal characteristics, try herbal remedies and adjust your diet (include watermelon, asparagus, walnuts, almonds, black chocolate, peaches, and shellfish).

The Bottom Line

Cialis has been shown to significantly improve the ability to achieve sexual intercourse. The medicine helps to trigger and maintain an erection by expanding the blood vessels leading to the penis and improving the blood flow. If there are no other physiological or mental problems in the background, it will definitely work. In case of psychogenic disorders, effectiveness may be lower but it usually still helps.

However, it doesn’t help get bigger permanently.

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I’m an Oncologist and Hematology Specialist primary located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. I have over 55 years of experience in the medical field and more than 20 years of practice. I’m skilled at the treatment & diagnosis of a large array of ailments & diseases in adults.

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Hematology Certification in Hematology
  • American Board of Medical Oncology Certification in Medical Oncology
5 replies
  1. Anonymous says:

    I have a question. Friends who take cialis say that their penis gets up and becomes a couple of centimeters larger. I took the same pills, but I did not notice any effect of enlarging the penis. Is this even possible or are they kidding?

  2. Tedd, Texas says:

    Honestly, this is not the first time I have heard this, although I have not observed such an effect in myself after any generics. I don’t know if any physiological processes can influence this, but nothing increases for me, a standard riser, with or without Viagra.

  3. hidden name says:

    I have a feeling that my penis has not just risen, but has increased by a couple of centimeters, but to be honest, it’s just a big rush of blood to the penis, which is why there is such a feeling.

  4. Sex_Maniac says:

    I had a case, we were walking with a company and I met a very beautiful girl. My dick, even without generics, just ripped. I decided to use a cialis pill. We went with her to take a break from the noise. Then it seemed to me that my penis became 1-5.2 inches more centimeters. I was very surprised, but then I tried on the length and everything turned out to be the same.

  5. Douglas C. Goldberg, MD says:

    It’s impossible. I know that only a doctor surgeon can increase the size of the penis.

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