LEVITRA (Vardenafil) tablet
Description – Levitra (Vardenafil) is used to treat sexual problems in men like impotence, erectile dysfunction. Vardenafil works faster than Sildenafil (Viagra). Levitra increases blood flow to the penis, allowing more blood flow into the penis like happened naturally when a man is sexually stimulated. With more blood flowing in and less flowing out, the arteries in the penis enlarge, resulting in an erection.
- Levitra Tablet helps the muscles that are found around your blood vessel’s walls to relax, thus increasing the blood flow to specific areas of your body.
- Apart from that, it can be also used for improving the exercising ability in adults suffering from pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
- This phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5) relaxes and dilates your blood vessels that are present in your lungs, thus improving your exercising ability.
- When sexually stimulated you will get an erection within 25-30 minutes which will last up to 5 hours.
- Take vardenafil tablets by mouth with or without food.
- The dose is usually taken about 1 hour before sexual activity.
- Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. Do not take double or extra doses.
- Do not take more than one dose per day.
Note to tell your doctor if you have ever had the following problems –
- Anatomical deformity of the penis, Peyronie’s disease, or ever had an erection that lasted more than 4 hours
- Bleeding disorder
- Frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Heart disease, angina, high or low blood pressure, a history of heart attack, or other heart problems
- High cholesterol
- HIV infection
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Sickle cell disease
- Stomach or intestinal ulcers
- Eye or vision problems
- An unusual reaction to vardenafil, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- Stuffy nose
Side effects that you should report to your prescribe or health care professional as soon as possible.
- back pain
- changes in hearing such as loss of hearing or ringing in ears
- changes in vision such as loss of vision, blurred vision, eyes being more sensitive to light, or trouble telling the difference between blue and green objects or objects having a blue color tinge to them
- chest pain or palpitations
- difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
- eyelid swelling
- muscle aches
- a prolonged erection (lasting longer than 4 hours)
- skin rash, itching