Levitra (vardenafil) is a drug that relaxes muscles found in the walls of blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.
Uses of Levitra
Levitra (vardenafil) is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence in men.
Other sex drugs for impotence or Erectile Dysfunction include Viagra, Vimax.
Levitra Dosing Information
For most patients, the recommended starting dose of Levitra is 10 mg, taken orally, as needed, approximately 60 minutes before sexual activity.
The dose may be increased to a maximum recommended dose of 20 mg or decreased to 5 mg based on efficacy and side effects.
The maximum recommended dosing frequency is once per day. And remember sexual stimulation is required for a response to treatment.
How to should I take Levitra?
Take Levitra exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets.
The tablets can be taken with or without food.
Take this drug only when needed, about 60 minutes before sexual activity.
The medication can help achieve an erection when sexual stimulation occurs.
Note: An erection will not occur just by taking a pill.
Contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if your erection is painful or lasts longer than 4 hours. A prolonged erection (priapism) can damage the penis.
Important Information before taking Levitra
Taking Levitra with certain other medicines can cause a sudden and serious decrease in blood pressure.
Do not take vardenafil if you also take riociguat (Adempas) or a nitrate drug such as nitroglycerin.
Do not take this drug if you are also using a nitrate drug for chest pain or heart problems, including nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, and some recreational drugs such as “poppers”.
Taking Levitra with a nitrate medicine can cause a sudden and serious decrease in blood pressure. In orders words it could die.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
•Heart disease, heart rhythm problems;
•A heart attack, stroke, or congestive heart failure;
•Long QT syndrome (in you or a family member);
•High or low blood pressure;
•Liver disease, kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
•A blood cell disorder such as sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma, or leukemia;
•A bleeding disorder such as hemophilia;
•A stomach ulcer;
•Hearing or vision problems, vision loss;
•An eye disorder such as retinitis pigmentosa (an inherited condition of the eye);
•A physical deformity of the penis (such as Peyronie’s disease); or
•If you have been told you should not have sexual intercourse for health reasons.
10 mg – 100 pills, 20mg – 90 pills, 20mg – 120 pills, 100 mg – 60 tablets, 100 mg – 690 tablets, 100 mg – 120 tablets