Levitra 20 Mg
Levitra 20 mg is used to treat men with erectile dysfunction (sexual impotence). It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitors. After the penis is stroked, vardenafil maintains an erection by increasing blood flow.
Description of Levitra 20 mg
Levitra 20 mg is used to treat men with erectile dysfunction (sexual impotence). It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitors. After the penis is stroked, vardenafil maintains an erection by increasing blood flow. Without physical activity, such as that occurring during sexual intercourse, vardenafil will not cause an erection.
Dosage and how to use Levitra 20 mg
Take a Levitra 20 mg tablet about 25 to 60 minutes before sexual activity. With sexual stimulation you may achieve an erection anywhere from 25 minutes up to four to five hours after taking Levitra. Swallow one tablet with a glass of water.
The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
What may interact with Levitra 20 mg
Do not take Levitra 20 mg if you are taking the following medications:
*Nitroglycerin-type drugs for the heart or chest pain such as amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin, even if these are only taken occasionally. This includes some recreational drugs called ‘poppers’ which also contain amyl nitrate and butyl nitrate.
What should I watch out for while taking Levitra 20 mg?
If you notice any changes in your vision while taking this drug, notify your health care professional as soon as possible. Stop using Levitra 20 mg right away if you have a loss of sight in one or both eyes. Contact your healthcare provider immediately. Contact your physician immediately if the erection lasts longer than 4 hours or if it becomes painful. This may be a sign of priapism and must be treated immediately to prevent permanent damage. If you experience symptoms of nausea, dizziness, chest pain or arm pain upon initiation of sexual activity after Levitra use, you should refrain from further activity and should discuss the episode with your physician as soon as possible. Do not change the dose of your medication. Please call your health care professional to determine if your dose needs to be reevaluated. Using Levitra 20 mg does not protect you or your partner against HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
Common side effects of Levitra include:
Flushing (warmth or redness in your face, neck, or chest),
Runny or stuffy nose,
Back pain, or.