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CIALIS® (tadalafil)
Formulary Coverage

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Health Plans
CIALIS for Use As Needed
 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
CIALIS for Once Daily Use for ED
 2.5 mg, 5 mg
CIALIS for Once Daily Use for BPH
 5 mg
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  • Source: Managed Markets Insight and Technology (MMIT), LCC as of 05/04/2018, and is subject to change without notice by a health plan or state. Please contact the plan or state for the most current information.
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  • Represents Commercial, Employer, Health Insurance Exchange (HIX), Medicare, Medicaid FFS, Managed Medicaid, and PBM formulary data.

Help protect your patients from counterfeit medication

Some tips you can offer your patients for safer online shopping

  • Only use Internet pharmacies that are accredited through the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites™ (VIPPS) program3
  • Purchase from US companies only3
    • Even Web sites that claim to be Canadian may purchase medications from other countries around the world, where quality standards vary and the chance of counterfeiting may be much higher
  • Stay away from Web sites that:
    • Don't list a physical address and telephone number in the US3
    • Offer CIALIS at a price that's much lower than the price at the local pharmacy4
    • Sell prescription medications without requiring a prescription from a doctor3
  • Do not purchase generic, “soft tab,” or “fast dissolve” CIALIS—there is no generic for CIALIS and CIALIS only comes as an almond-shaped tablet that is swallowed whole5
  • Never respond to an unsolicited e-mail advertisement for CIALIS
    • Eli Lilly and Company, the maker of CIALIS, will never send e-mails to patients unless they have expressly requested such communications and will never attempt to sell CIALIS directly to a patient in any communication

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Help your patients learn to identify counterfeit medication

  • Differences in the feel or look of the actual tablets or differences in the packaging may be signs that a medication is counterfeit. Patients should compare their medication with a sample they’ve received from your office or with the image of the original manufacturer's drug below5,6:

Light yellowish, almond-shaped, film-coated tablets:

CIALIS 2.5 mg

Imprinted with "C 2 ½"

Cialis 2.5 mg


Imprinted with "C 5"

Cialis 5 mg

Yellow, almond-shaped, film-coated tablets:

CIALIS 10 mg

Imprinted with "C 10"

Cialis 10 mg

CIALIS 20 mg

Imprinted with "C 20"

Cialis 20 mg

Tablets shown not actual size.

  • Patients should pay attention to how the medication tastes and how it makes them feel—an odd taste or unusual symptoms may be signs of a counterfeit6
  • If patients notice any unusual taste or symptoms, they should call you immediately5

Look for signs of a patient using counterfeit medication

If a patient reports that his treatment is not working, or he is experiencing unwanted effects, be sure to ask where he purchased his medication in addition to addressing any symptoms.6

Report any suspicious sales offers or counterfeit medication

If you or your patient suspects that a medication may be counterfeit, contact The Lilly Answers Center at 1-800-LILLY-Rx (1-800-545-5979) and/or the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

For more information about counterfeit medication, you can direct your patients to the following online sources:

The Partnership for Safe Medicines

US Food and Drug Administration


  1. Express Scripts. 2017 Express Scripts National Preferred Formulary. March 28, 2017.

  2. CVS/Caremark. Performance Drug List. March 28, 2017.

  3. National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Buying medicine online. Accessed June 14, 2012.

  4. US Food and Drug Administration Consumer Health Information. The possible dangers of buying medicines over the Internet. Accessed June 13, 2012.

  5. Cialis [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2017.

  6. The Partnership for Safe Medicines. SAFEMEDICINES Checklist: An 8-Step Checklist for SAFEMEDICINES Practice. Accessed March 23, 2016.