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Vardenafil

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Vardenafil effectively treats erectile dysfunction (ED). Known to be a type 5 phosphodiesterase (PDE5) inhibitor, the drug functions by increasing the flow of blood in the penis during sexual activity, causing an erection.

Use of Vardenafil should be avoided if one is allergic to any substance present in it. Individuals with heart problems, degenerative eye issues that are hereditary, problems with irregular heartbeat or kidney and liver issues should avoid taking Vardenafil as well.

The drug should be used exactly as advised by the doctor. It is meant for oral consumptions either with a meal or without. It should be taken about an hour before one indulges in sexual intercourse. Overdose of Vardenafil can prove to be extremely harmful, thus it should only be taken once daily or as per the instructions of your medical practitioner.

Like other medicines, Vardenafil also causes some side effects such as headache, flushing, sneezing, pain in the stomach or back, belching, cough or congestion.

Some major side effects include- pain in the jaw and arms, chills and cold sweats, confusion and nervousness, irregular heartbeat. Major side effects of Vardenafil should be reported to the doctor as soon as possible.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Sexologist before using this medicine.
  • Erectile Dysfunction

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    You should avoid drinking large volumes of alcohol with Vardenafil.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Valif 10mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild renal disease.Dose adjustment is required in patients with the moderate to severe renal disease.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild liver disease.Not advisable in patients with moderate or severe liver disease.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Vardenafil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Vardenafil as ingredient

This medication brings about inhibition of phosphodiesterase which is cGMP specific type 5. This inhibition is located around the corpus cavernosum in the penis. This leads to enhanced erectile function by increasing the cGMP amount.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Myonit Injection

    Zynicor 5Mg Tablet

    Urimax 0.4Mg Capsule Mr

    Zathrin Redimix Suspension

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