What is Levitra?
LEVITRA helps increase blood flow to the penis and may help men
with ED (Erectile Dysfunction) get and keep an erection satisfactory
for sexual activity. Once a man has completed sexual activity,
blood flow to his penis should decrease and his erection should
What are the common side effects of Levitra?
The most common side effects with LEVITRA are: Headaches, Flushing,
and stuffy or runny nose.
How do I take Levitra?
Take a LEVITRA tablet about 25 to 60 minutes before sexual activity.
With sexual stimulation you may achieve an erection anywhere from
25 minutes up to four to five hours after taking LEVITRA. Swallow
one tablet with a glass of water. You can take LEVITRA with or
without food - but preferably not after a heavy or high-fat meal.
Your doctor will have suggested a suitable dose for you. Always
take LEVITRA exactly as your doctor has instructed you, and check
with the doctor if you are unsure. Tell the doctor if you think
LEVITRA is too strong or too weak. He or she may suggest a different
dose, depending on your condition.
What if I miss a dose?
Do not use LEVITRA more than once a day. Men who take too much
LEVITRA may experience more side effects or may get severe back
pain. If you take more LEVITRA than you should, tell your doctor.
Are there any drug interactions with Levitra?
Do not take LEVITRA if you take any form of medication known as
"nitrates" (a type of medicine used to relieve chest
pain that can occur as a result of heart disease). Taking LEVITRA
in combination with nitrates (such as nitroglycerin, isosorbide
mononitrate, and isosorbide dinitrate) may result in serious side
effects. If you take medicines called "alpha-blockers"
(sometimes prescribed for prostate problems or high blood pressure).
Taking LEVITRA with alpha-blockers may drop your blood pressure
to an unsafe level. Your doctor determines that sexual activity
poses a health risk for you. You have a known sensitivity or allergy
to any component of LEVITRA.
Is there any additional information about Levitra that I should
LEVITRA should not be taken more than once a day. Your doctor
can advise you whether LEVITRA is appropriate for you and can
select a dose that is right for you. Remember, LEVITRA does not
protect you or your partner from sexually transmitted diseases
including HIV. Before using LEVITRA, you should tell your doctor
about any medical problems you have and all medications you are
How do I store Levitra?
Do not use after the expiration date stated on the packaging.
KEEP LEVITRA AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.