Effect of tadalafil on anaerobic performance indices in healthy athletes.

@article{Guidetti2008EffectOT,
  title={Effect of tadalafil on anaerobic performance indices in healthy athletes.},
  author={Laura Guidetti and Gian Pietro Emerenziani and Maria Chiara Gallotta and Fabio Pigozzi and Luigi Di Luigi and Carlo Baldari},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={130-3}
}
OBJECTIVE Given the therapeutic and non-therapeutic use of the tadalafil, (phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor, PDE-5i), we examined its effects on anaerobic performance indices. METHODS In total, 12 well-trained subjects reported to the laboratory on two occasions 1 week apart to perform a 30 s Wingate anaerobic power test (WAnT) on a bicycle ergometer. The day before the WAnT, the subjects were double-blinded to receive an oral dose of tadalafil (20 mg) or placebo. Blood lactate value at rest and… CONTINUE READING