Vardenafil

Generic Name: Vardenafil

Vardenafil is a prescription drug that has been licensed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). In most cases, it starts working within an hour. In previous clinical studies, up to 80 percent of men reported that the medication improved their erections. Vardenafil has been shown to be effective in men with various health problems and medical conditions.

The medication is manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline and Schering-Plough. Vardenafil is sold under the same generic name of vardenafil HCL which is a prescribed medication used for treating problems with obtaining or maintaining an erection. Vardenafil is used primarily to treat erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence. Medical studies have found the other Vardenafil uses include the treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon and pulmonary hypertension known as high blood pressure in the artery that supplies blood to the lungs. Vardenafil is not approved for use in women, newborns, or children.

How to use Vardenafil Tablets

  • Your medication can be taken at any time during the day. However, Vardenafil should not be taken more than once in a day.
  • Your Vardenafil dosage can be taken with or without food, although taking Vardenafil with a high-fat meal may decrease the amount of the medicine in the blood.
  • For Vardenafil to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. Vardenafil will not work if you take it in a way other than how your healthcare provider prescribes.
  • Vardenafil dosage your healthcare provider recommends will depend on your age, any medical conditions you may have, and any medications you may be currently taking, among other things.

Cautions before use Vardenafil Tablets

  • If you have cardiovascular disease or significant heart disease risk factors, there is an increased chance of serious side effects when taking Vardenafil.
  • Problems with the heart, brain, and blood vessels are seen in people taking this drug. These problems can lead to dangerous side effects such as heart attack, stroke, or sudden death.
  • Vardenafil does not provide any protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV.
  • There have been reports of a sudden decrease or loss of hearing in men taking Vardenafil.

Vardenafil Tablets Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of Vardenafil are as follows:

  • Muscle pain (known as myalgia)
  • Prolonged erection without pain
  • Prolonged, painful erection (priapism)
  • Unexplained rash
  • A sudden decrease in or loss of hearing
  • Ringing of the ears (tinnitus)
  • Blurred vision
  • Temporary vision loss
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Bleeding within the brain or in the spaces just outside the brain
  • Bleeding in the lungs

Vardenafil Tablets Reactions and Overdose

Some of the drugs that can potentially interact with Vardenafil include nitrates, alpha blockers, and certain antibiotics or antifungals. Drug interactions with Vardenafil can potentially lead to side effects such as fainting or decreased blood pressure. Be sure to talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any Vardenafil drug interactions that may apply to you.

Overdose symptoms of Vardenafil may include back pain, muscle pain, or vision problems.In case of overdose with Vardenafil people must seek medical support.

 

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