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Levitra

(Vardenafil)

  • Pill
  • Dissolving tablet
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Helps you get aroused.

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Prescription onlyNo lower cost generic available

Our pharmacists’ bottom line

Levitra (Vardenafil) is a first-choice treatment for erectile dysfunction. However, you have to take it at least 60 minutes prior to sex, so the lack of spontaneity may not be good for some people. It can also be expensive.

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  • First-choice medication for treating erectile dysfunction.
  • It can be taken only when you need it.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Available in two different forms, as a regular tablet and as an orally-disintegrating tablet.
  • Needs to be taken at least 60 minutes before sex.
  • Only available as brand name, so it can be expensive.
  • You need to reduce the amount of grapefruit you eat while taking Levitra (Vardenafil).
  • Can cause flushing, headache, and dizziness, or sudden hearing and vision changes.
  • Can't use if you've recently taken nitrates like Isordil, Imdur, or nitroglycerin (Nitro-BID, Nitro-Dur, Nitrostat).

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Side effects for Levitra (Vardenafil)

From clinical trials of Levitra / Erectile dysfunction ( 3402)

  • HeadacheHeadache4% for Levitra vs.15% for placebo
  • Inflammation inside the noseInflammation inside the nose3% for Levitra vs.9% for placebo
  • Persistent and painful erectionPersistent and painful erection2% for Levitra vs.0% for placebo
  • Conjunctivitis,increase in erectionConjunctivitis,increase in erection2% for Levitra vs.0% for placebo
  • Accidental injuryAccidental injury2% for Levitra vs.3% for placebo
  • Increase in intraocular pressureIncrease in intraocular pressure2% for Levitra vs.0% for placebo
  • Flu syndromeFlu syndrome2% for Levitra vs.3% for placebo
  • Light sensitivityLight sensitivity2% for Levitra vs.0% for placebo
  • Eye pain and eye discomfortEye pain and eye discomfort2% for Levitra vs.0% for placebo
  • Visual color distortionsVisual color distortions2% for Levitra vs.0% for placebo

What to expect when you take Levitra (Vardenafil)

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Tips from our pharmacists
  • It's best to take Levitra (Vardenafil) about 1 hour before sexual activity, but you can take it anywhere between 4 hours and 30 minutes before you need it.
  • Don't take it more than once a day.
  • If you have an erection for more than 4 hours, go to the ER or call your doctor.
  • Can cause flushing, a headache, or dizziness.

Risks and Warnings for Levitra (Vardenafil)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Having a heart attack, stroke, or rhythm problem in your heart in the last 6 months
    • Having low or high blood pressure
    • Heart failure or coronary artery disease causing unstable angina (chest pain)

    Taking Levitra (Vardenafil) for erectile dysfunction can put you at increased risk for heart attack or stroke if you've had problems with your heart in the past, especially in the past 6 months and is not recommended. Talk to your doctor if you are interested in taking this medication.

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Tips from pharmacists and people taking Levitra (Vardenafil)

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The FDA category for this medication is B. It is advised that you: Probably safe
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  • It can be taken with or without food.
Sex
  • Upsides and downsides from our pharmacists
  • Needs to be taken at least 60 minutes before sex.
  • Tips from our pharmacists
  • It's best to take Levitra (Vardenafil) about 1 hour before sexual activity, but you can take it anywhere between 4 hours and 30 minutes before you need it.
  • If you have an erection for more than 4 hours, go to the ER or call your doctor.
  • Risks from our pharmacists
  • There have been reports of men having an erection lasting more than 4 hours while on Levitra (Vardenafil). This has been rare. If not treated in time, this can cause permanent damage to your penis, including impotence. Talk to your doctor immediately or go to the emergency room if this happens.