Brand Levitra is a popular erectile dysfunction medication which is taken by men who have ever experienced such a devastating condition as impotence. The active component of the medication, vardenafil, works relaxing the muscles in the blood vessels walls of the penis, thus, helping increase the flow of blood to this important male organ.
Important Facts to Know about Brand Levitra
The medication is prescribed to those male patients who experience temporary or permanent erectile dysfunction. It cannot be mixed with other impotence treatments to avoid side effects occurrence or medications that may cause sudden drop of blood pressure. Besides, don’t take Brand Levitra together with nitrate drugs and riociguat and seek urgent medical help in case you have sudden vision loss or prolonged and/or painful erection that lasts 4+ hours. Never use this treatment if you are allergic to its active component. Do not eat grapefruits, drink grapefruit juice and alcohol to avoid additional risks, as these products may interact with Levitra and provoke the occurrence of unwanted adverse reactions.
It is recommended to consult your doctor to make sure the treatment course will be safe and beneficial in case you are suffering from any of the following issues:
Low or high blood pressure;
Heart rhythm problems, heart disease, recent history of stroke;
History of Long QT syndrome;
Any blood cell disorder;
Seizures or convulsions;
Problems with vision or hearing;
Retinitis pigmentosa or any other eye disorder;
If you were prohibited to have sex for medical reasons, etc.
Note that the use of brand Levitra may cause sudden vision loss as it decreases the flow of blood to the eye optic nerve, however, this condition was experienced by a small number of patients who had risk factors or pre-existing eye conditions. Moreover, it wasn’t proven that vardenafil was the one responsible for the appearance of this issue.
Levitra has to be taken according to the directions given by your healthcare provider. You shouldn’t take lower or higher doses than recommended. Administer your dose when needed (usually an hour before any sexual activity) with or without food once a day. Take into account the fact that erection will not occur if there is no sexual stimulation.
The initial dose of brand Levitra is 10 mg a day, however, your medical specialist may either decrease or increase it according to your response and tolerability.
Among the common side effects are the following:
Usually these symptoms are mild and pass as soon as your body gets used to the components of the medicine. However, if they persist, you should contact your healthcare provider.
If you have noticed the following side effects, you should stop taking the drug immediately:
Sudden hearing loss or changes in hearing;
Symptoms of heart attack;
Shortness of breath;
Swelling of the body parts;
Convulsions or seizures, etc.