What is this medicine?
VARDENAFIL is used to treat erection problems in men. Vardenafil works faster than sildenafil (Viagra) and it is less likely to have a side effect of visual disorder.
What should I say to my health service before taking this medicine?
You need to know if you have any conditions:
anatomical deformity of the penis, peyronies of the disease or ever had an erection that lasted more than 4 hours
- Bleeding Disorder
- Diabetes Common
- Heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
- Heart disease, Angina, high or low Blood pressure, a history of heart attack or other heart problems
- high cholesterol
- HIV infection
- kidney disease
- liver disease
- sickle cell anemia
- stop stomach or intestinal ulcers
- eye or vision problems
- an unusual reaction to vardenafil, medicine, foods, dyes or preservatives
How should this medicine be used?
Take vardenafil tablets orally with or without food. The dose is usually taken about 1 hour before sexual activity. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. Do not take the double or extra cans.
Overdose: If you think you have taken too much of this medication contact a poison center or emergency room immediately.
ANNOTATION: This medicine is just for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
This is not true. However, do not take double or extra doses.
What might be working on this medicine?
Do not take vardenafil if you take the following medicines:
Nitroglycerin-type drugs for the heart or chest pain, such as amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, nitroglycerin, even if taken only occasionally. This includes several recreational drugs called, pop corners that also contain amyl nitrate and butyl nitrate.
Vardenafil may also affect the following medications:
Alpha-blockers such as alfuzosin (UroXatral®), doxazosin (Cardura®), prazosin (Minipress®), tamsulosin (Flomax®) or terazosin (Hytrin®), used to treat high blood pressure or an enlarged prostate.
certain antibiotics such as clarithromycin, erythromycin, sparfloxacin, troleandomycin
certain medicines used for seizures such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, and phenobarbital
certain medicines for the treatment of HIV infection or AIDS
certain medicines to reduce the cardiac rhythm (eg, amiodarone, disopyramide, dofetilide, flecainide, ibutilide, quinidine, procainamide, Propafenone, sotalol to control)
Medicine for mycoses (fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole)
rifabutin, rifampin or rifapentine
some medicine for the treatment of crisis or mood problems (amoxapine, maprotiline, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, nefazodone, pimozide, phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants)
Explain to your prescriber or health care professional about any other medicine you take, including non-prescription medicine, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of caffeine or alcohol drinks, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your healthcare professional before stopping or starting any of your medicine.
Should I take care when taking this medicine?
If you notice any changes in your vision, taking this drug, noticing your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible. Stop using vardenafil immediately if you have a loss of sight in one or both eyes. Contact your healthcare provider immediately.
Contact your doctor immediately if the erection takes longer than 4 hours or if it becomes painful. This may be a sign of priapism and must be dealt with immediately to prevent permanent damage.
If you experience symptoms of nausea, dizziness, chest pain or arm ache after sexual activity, after vardenafil use, you should take further action and discuss the episode with your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible.
Do not change the dose of your medication. Please call your prescriber or healthcare professional to determine if your dose needs reassessment.
Using vardenafil will not protect you or your partner against HIV infection (the virus that causes AIDS) or other STDs.
What side effects may I notice from this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible.
Changes in hearing such as hearing loss or ringing in the ears
Changes in vision such as vision loss, blurred vision, eyes that are more sensitive to light or problem, that have the difference between the blue and green objects or objects have a blue hue to them looks
chest pain or palpitations
difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
a prolonged erection (as 4 hours longer lasting)
skin rash, itching
Side effects that usually do not medical treatment require (report to your prescriber or health professional if they annoying) continue or are:
This list may not describe all possible side effects.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit). Discard any unused medicine after the expiration date.