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Here’s How Much Cialis and Tadalafil Cost in March 2020

The average prices of both Cialis as-needed and tadalafil as-needed in March 2020 were little changed from the previous month. However, tadalafil’s price is down sharply from its levels of mid-2019. 

Average prices for high-strength Cialis (10 to 20 mg) and tadalafil, its generic equivalent, were relatively stable in March 2020, according to data from Secure Medical’s monthly review of select prescription drug prices.

Designed for use as needed, these erectile dysfunction medications should be distinguished from their lower-strength (2.5 to 5 mg) counterparts, which are usually taken daily to ensure erectile function whenever the moment is right. Prices for the daily versions of Cialis and tadalafil are covered in a separate blog post.

March 2020 Prices

The March 2020 price for 20 mg Cialis was $79.86, only 1 cent lower than its price of $79.87 in the previous month. The average price for tadalafil 20 mg in March 2020 was $21.64, down 28 cents from its February price of $21.92.

The recommended starting dose for Cialis and tadalafil as-needed is 10 mg. Because the prices for 10 mg and 20 mg tablets of both Cialis and tadalafil are identical, savvy shoppers usually purchase the higher-strength pills that can then be split to yield two 10 mg doses. In effect, this gives them two doses for the price of one.

Cost per Dose Is Even Lower

Thus, the cost of a 10 mg dose of Cialis at March’s prices would be $39.93, while the cost of a 10 mg dose of tadalafil would be $10.82. So, opting for the generic version of Cialis as-needed can save you a bundle.

Taking a somewhat longer overview of price trends for 20 mg Cialis and tadalafil, March 2020’s price for the brand-name drug is less than 1 percent higher than its July 2019 price of $79.28.

By contrast, prices for 20 mg tadalafil have dropped sharply. A 20 mg tablet of the Cialis equivalent was $21.64 in March 2020, 35.5  percent lower than its July 2019 price of $33.56.

Longest-Lasting of the ED Drugs

The higher-strength tablets of Cialis and tadalafil are unique among the as-needed erectile dysfunction drugs. Although they’re a bit slower to take effect, their duration of action is far greater than that of Viagra, Levitra, Staxyn, and Stendra, none of which lasts longer than 6 to 7 hours. The effects of higher-strength Cialis and tadalafil last for up to 36 hours.

Depending on your personal needs and preferences, that could make Cialis/tadalafil either your top choice or the last drug that you’d select. For young men planning a romantic weekend, Cialis and tadalafil are probably the ideal selections. However, if you only have sex once or twice a week, you’re probably better off sticking with one of the shorter-acting medications.

It Can Pay to Order Online

Whatever ED drug you prefer, you might find that you can save time and money by ordering it from eDrugstore.com, a longtime online medical facilitator based in Tempe, Arizona. In that role, eDrugstore acts as a middle-man between customer, physician, and pharmacy.

The prices at eDrugstore cover not just the medication you’re ordering but a host of value-added services as well. Shipping and handling are free, which eliminates the hassle of travel to and from your local pharmacy.

If you don’t yet have a doctor’s prescription, eDrugstore has got you covered. Its complimentary online consultation service will set up a telemedicine consult between you and a physician licensed to practice in your state. If the doctor determines that you’re an appropriate candidate for an ED drug, a prescription will be issued.

That prescription is then routed by eDrugstore to a licensed U.S. pharmacy that will fill it and promptly ship it off to the destination of your choice. If you’d like to learn more, pay a visit to eDrugstore’s  Erectile Dysfunction page.

Don Amerman has spent more than three decades in the business of writing and editing. During the last 15 years, his focus has been on freelance writing. For almost all of his writing, He has done all of his own research, both online and off, including telephone and face-to-face interviews where possible. Don Amerman on Google+