Generic Name: Vardenafil
Brand Names:Filitra and Levitra
Drug Category: ED or Impotence
Dosage Form: Tablet
Manufacturer’s Name: Centurion Laboratories
Vardenafil is used to treat impotence (Erectile Dysfunction). It has been clinically shown to improve the quality of erection in men with diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
Vardenafil Drug Class and Mechanism
Vardenafil works by relaxing muscles in the penis. It increases blood flow in the penis, thereby helping men to achieve and maintain an erection.
The dosage of Vardenafil depends on your medical condition and history. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Vardenafil one hour before sexual activity. For better results, it can be taken with food.
Vardenafil Side Effects
The side effects of Vardenafil may include, but not limited to, the following:
- Runny Nose
- Abnormalities in Vision
- Mild Dizziness
- Stomach Upset
Some of the serious side effects of Vardenafil include
- Irregular Heartbeat
- Severe Dizziness
- Prolonged Painful Erection
While taking Vardenafil, consult your doctor for medical advice about its side effects and follow his directions completely.
Vardenafil Drug Interactions
When Vardenafil is taken with certain drugs, its effects could be altered. Vardenafil can interact with certain antibiotics, antifungals, alpha blockers, protease inhibitors, heart arrhythmia medicines, nitrate medicines and recreational drugs called poppers. So, before taking Vardenafil, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially
Vardenafil is contraindicated in the following conditions:
- Aortal Stenosis
- Unstable Stenocardia
- Peyronie's Disease
- Cavernous Fibrosis
Vardenafil Special Information
- Vardenafil is not indicated for use in women.
- Avoid eating a high fat meal or grape fruit.
- It may be noted that Vardenafil does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases and is only used to treat erectile dysfunction.
Vardenafil Storage Instruction
Store at room temperature between 20 and 30°C. Also, store it away from heat, moisture, and light.
The above summary does not contain all possible information about Vardenafil. The health and medical information provided herein should not be treated as a medical advice. Always consult your health care professional before taking any medication.