Here one can obtain the most important and useful information about vardenafil, which is known to be active ingredient of Levitra. Please carefully read the information presented below before taking any of the vardenafil drugs.
Before taking Vardenafil
As other ED drugs vardenafil is not tolerant to organic nitrates and medications that contain nitrates. In this case Vardenafil may cause chest pain by increasing heart rate and lowering blood pressure. Such drugs as ketoconazole, erythromycin, itraconazole, indinavir, and ritonavir may interact with vardenafil and increase its metabolism (concentration in the blood). For those who use vardenafil with mentioned drugs its is advisable to reduce their dosage. Vardenafil may also enhance the effects of alpha-blocking medications such as terazosin and others. In all mentioned cases its is recommended to consult with a practicing physician. Allergies or hypersensitivity are also the signs to take prior doctors consultation. There is no known studies on patients who experience heart problems so its not advisable to take vardenafil if patient have such conditions.
Take into attention that high fat diet and grapefruit juice can dramatically decrease the effectiveness of vardenafil.
Vardenafil side effects
Vardenafil is often well tolerated and side effects are transient in case they occur.
The most frequent side efects are: nasal stuffiness, flushing (hyperemia of the person), headache, heartburn, upset stomach, dizziness, runny nose, and nausea. Sometimes blurred vision may happen. Uncommon adverse effects are hypertension, photosensitivity of skin, back pain, wet eyes, hypotension, myalgia and priapism (erections lasting more than 3 hours or causes pain).
If any of the abovementioned conditions worsen its is required to call for a medical help.
One of the most serious side effects of vardenafil is irregular heartbeat. In this case sexual intercourse can increase heart strain, especially in men who have serious heart ailments.
Usually vardenafil is considered to be the safest ED medication among the others but there is a chance that it may not work in you (5%). If you decided to try vardenafil drug please always start with a lowest dosage and if you notice effect you may increase dose next time. Nevertheless, in case of any medical problems – always ask for a medical assistance.