To use Levitra properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor.
Vardenafil should be used as directed by your doctor. It has an extra patient leaflet. Read it carefully and ask your doctor if you have any queries about it.
Take vardenafil 1 hour before sexual activity as it takes almost 60 minutes to become effective. Do not use it more than once a day or as directed by your doctor.
You can take it with or without food. Check your doctor if you take it with grapefruit or grapefruit juice, as it can be harmful.
If you miss a dose and you want to engage in a sexual activity, take it as soon as you remember.
It is different for different people. The following information is an average dose of this medicine.
Adults up to 65 years of age: 10mg of single oral dose. Adults 65 years and older: 5mg as a single dose
4 Precautions to Take
Before using Levitra, there are some precautions you must take.
Use vardenafil with caution. It can cause drowsiness and dizziness. Alcohol, hot weather, exercise, and fever may worsen these effects. Sit or lie down on the first sign of any of these effects.
In patients with heart disease, Vardenafil may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Your doctor should know that you are using Vardenafil before he/she starts any medical care for heart disease.
One should not use Vardenafil if already using nitrates. If used together they will cause life-threatening hypotension (very low blood pressure).
Vardenafil can cause prolonged painful erection, for more than 4 hours. It can happen even when you are not having sex. It is an emergency and requires medical attention immediately.
It can cause sudden loss of vision in one or both eye. Consult your doctor immediately.
Your doctor should be well informed of any other medicine, herbal or vitamin supplements which you are consuming.
5 Potential Side Effects
Make sure you meet with your doctor in using Levitra to avoid unwanted potential side effects.
All medicines have some side effects. Some people may experience none or minor side effects. Consult with your doctor if they become problematic or frequent.
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