Levitra tablet contains the active ingredient vardenafil which works by relaxing the blood vessels in the penis when you are sexually aroused. This allows blood flow into the penis, allowing you to get an erection.
Levitra will only work if you are sexually aroused. It will not increase your sex drive.Levitra is not addictive.
How to take Levitra
Follow all directions given to you by your doctor or pharmacist carefully. They may differ from the information provided here.
Swallow the tablet with a whole glass of water. Levitra can be taken with or without food.
If you do not understand the instructions on the box, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help.
How much Levitra to take
Your doctor or pharmacist will tell you how much and how often you should take Levitra. The dose ranges from 5 mg to 20 mg. Your doctor will determine the correct dose for you depending on your age, condition and response.
Do not take more than one dose of Levitra a day.
When to take Levitra
Sexual stimulation is required for a natural response to treatment with Levitra.Bayswater North
Take your dose of Levitra 25 to 60 minutes before you wish to have sex.
The medicine may be taken anywhere between 15 minutes up to 5 hours before sexual activity. The amount of time it takes to start working varies from person to person, but it normally takes an hour.
Levitra may be administered at any time with tamsulosin. For other alpha-blockers, ensure there is at least 6 hours between the time you take your Levitra tablet. If you are not sure what to do, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking Levitra.
Levitra helps most men with erectile dysfunction, but it may have unwanted side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need to stop taking the tablets or have medical treatment if you get some of the serious side effects.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
These are the common side effects of Levitra. They are usually mild and short-lived.
- dizziness or light headedness
- a stuffy or runny nose
- dyspepsia (heartburn)
Very rarely, your erection may persist for longer than usual. If your erection continues for longer than four hours, or if you have a painful erection, you should seek medical attention.
In rare instances, men have lost eyesight some time after taking drugs to treat erectile dysfunction. It is not known at this time if Levitra causes this. If you experience sudden decrease or loss of vision – stop taking Levitra and seek immediate medical attention.
Sudden decrease in hearing or loss of hearing has been reported in men taking medicines to treat erectile dysfunction. It is not known at this time if Levitra causes this. If you experience sudden decrease or loss of hearing – stop taking Levitra and seek immediate medical attention.
You should tell your doctor immediately, or be reviewed in the accident and emergency department at your nearest hospital if you have any of the following:
- angina (chest pain)
- myocardial infarction
- irregular heart beats or palpitations
- loss of consciousness
- allergic reactions such as rash, wheezing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
These are serious side effects. You may need urgent medical attention or hospitalisation.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that is making you feel unwell.
Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects. You may not experience any of them.