Levitra (Vardenafil) and/or equivalents
Levitra 5mgSource Country: European Union
Shipped From: United Kingdom Manufacturer: Bayer Schering Pharma
Levitra 10mgSource Country: European Union
Shipped From: United Kingdom Manufacturer: Bayer
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Description of Levitra
Levitra is an oral drug prescribed to men in whom an enzyme known as phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) prevents proper functioning of the penis muscles leading to erectile dysfunction. Vardenafil, the active ingredient in Levitra, belongs to a class of drugs known as PDE5 inhibitors and acts by blocking the action of those enzymes in the muscles of the membrum virile. The generic name Levitra is known by is Vardenafil hydrochloride.
2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg and 20mg oral tablets are available for men who want to buy Levitra. Each round tablet contains, beside an equivalent quantity of vardenafil, the following inactive components: microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol and ferric oxides.
Indications & Dosage of Levitra
Levitra is indicated in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Attaining and maintaining an erection may be difficult in some individuals due to physical or psychological disturbances. Levitra is applicable for men in whom PDE5 is responsible for the disorder.
Levitra is recommended around an hour before sexual engagement. The dosage varies between patients, the maximum daily being 20mg. It is important to note that sexual stimulation needs to follow medication for its efficacy. Patients over and around 65years of age should consider 5mg Levitra as the maximum dose.
There should be a minimum time gap of 24 hours between two consecutive doses of Levitra.
Side Effects & Interactions of Levitra
Like all other medicines, Levitra also has its own list of side effects. Some are minor, being mild or temporary in nature, while others can pose some serious threats to men who decide to buy Levitra. A few of the minor side effects of this drug are as follows:
- Headache, blocked nose
- Stomach problems
The more severe adverse reactions to Levitra require immediate medical attention. Some of such effects are:
- Vision impairment
- Painful erection, erection lasting over four hours
- seizures, fainting and tremors
- Swelling in limbs
- Nausea, excessive sweating, breathing troubles.
Not all the possible side effects of Levitra have been listed here. Patients need to discuss with their doctors regarding the severity of the adverse effects of this medicine. It is also important for them to disclose all medications they are taking to the doctor so as to avoid worsening of side effects and minimize health risks due to drug interactions.
Some drugs known to majorly interact with Levitra are : sildenafil, conivaptan, isoniazid, diltiazem, ritonavir, atazanavir, alfuzosin, clarithromycin, nefazodone and other similar medications.
Warnings & Precautions of Levitra
Patients who can relate to the following conditions should especially consult their doctor before using Levitra:
- Liver or kidney disorders
- Blood cell disorder
- Vision problems
- Ulcer in the stomach
- Peyronie’s disease
- Family history of Long QT syndrome
- Heart disease, recent stroke or congestive heart failure, arrhythmia
Nausea, dizziness, tingling or numbness of jaw, neck, chest or arms during sexual activity and sudden vision loss should be reported to the doctor if and as soon as it occurs after Levitra use.
Alcohol and grapefruit products should be avoided while using Levitra.