Some facts about developer of Cialis and statistical data on this drug.

Cialis medicament is produced by Eli Lilly, which is the leading pharmaceutical corporation in the world. The official website of the corporation is lilly.com. It was established in 1876 and has more than 140 years’ experience. The headquarters of the firm is situated in Indianapolis. Its products are offered in more than fifty-five countries around the world. As of 2016, the President of the corporation is John C. Lechleiter, and the Executive Chairman is Ralph Alvarez. The global business areas of the firm are:
– Bio-Medicines (includes cardiovascular, neuroscience, urology and autoimmunity spheres);
– Lilly Diabetes (the company introduced the first commercial insulin in the world);
– Elanco Animal Health (Lilly provides food-safety products to the animal food industry);
– Emerging Markets (launching of different projects in emerging markets of Korea, Turkey, Russia etc.);
– Lilly Oncology (the firm is one of the biggest anti-cancer drug producers around the world).

Eli Lilly drugs’ sales data

Cialis is one of 50 best-selling medicaments in the US pharmaceutical market according to IMS Health firm. As of 2015, sales of the top-3 company’s products are as follows (according to statista.com website):

1) Humalog (fast-acting insulin form, which lowers the level of glucose in the blood). Humalog is Eli Lilly’s bestseller, it brought the firm around 2.8 billion US dollars in 2015;

2) Alimta (anticancer medication used in chemotherapy). It generated approximately 2,5 billion dollars.

3) Cialis. It generated around 2.3 billion dollars. It should be noted, that the drug sales are increasing every year. For comparison, in 2012, Cialis brought 1,972 billion dollars, in 2013 – around 2,1 billion dollars, and in 2014 – around 2,3 billion dollars.

Statistics on usage of the medicament by age and dosage

According to the statistical data posted on cvs.com website, the medicament is used by males of different age categories as follows:
1) males under 20 – 0,03%;
2) aged 20-40 – 6,42%;
3) aged 40-60 – 52,92%;
4) aged over 60 – 40,62%.
The most commonly used dosage of the medicament is 5 mg strength tablet – more than 75 percent of male persons uses this dose. It is followed by 20 mg (around 17 percent), 2.5 mg (approximately 5 percent) and 10 mg (approximately 3%) dosages.

Users’ feedback

We also collect users’ feedbacks on cvs.com website. Users left the following feedbacks: “works well”, “works as intended”, “works great as intended” etc. One male person from Massachusetts noticed that the medicament is the best remedy for BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) & ED (erectile dysfunction) curing. The rating of the medicament on cvs.com is 4.9 out of maximum five. Another statistics can be found on drugs.com website. Users gave the following assessments of the Cialis effectiveness (based on 296 reviews):
1) 10 out of maximum 10 – 59 percent (183 users);
2) 9 out of 10 – 18 percent;
3) 8 out of 10 – 9%;
4) 7 out of 10 – 4%;
5) 6 out of 10 – 3%;
6) 5 out of 10 – 2%.
Some users of drugs.com (around of 10%) complain that the medicament has “severe side effects”, “very little effects”, “no significant results” etc. However, in general, the drug has positive feedbacks on all websites.