Vardenafil is indicated for treating erection disorders in men. In comparison with Sildenafil (Viagra), Vardenafil starts to produce its effect faster and it is usually doesn't provoke such side effect as e visual disturbance.
Your healthcare provider should know your medical history before prescribing this drug to you. Tell your medical provider if you have any of the following conditions: anatomical deformity of the penis, bleeding disorders, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, heartburn, heart disease, angina, heart attack, stroke, hypotension, hypertension, heart problems, high cholesterol, HIV infection, cancer, intestinal ulcers, sickle cell disease, vision disorders, and allergy to vardenafil or other medicines.
Vardenafil tablets should be taken by mouth with or without meals, nearly 1 hour before sexual intercourse. The tablets should be administered with water.
In case of overdose, contact a medical professional without a delay.
To avoid drug interactions, don't use vardenafil along with these medications: nitroglycerin drugs, alpha blockers, bosentan, arsenic trioxide, certain antibiotics, seizure medications, HIV infection or AIDS medications, heart rhythm medications, antifungals, and antidepressants.
You need to discuss the use of any medications with your healthcare provider before you start the treatment with vardenafil.
Besides, it is important to tell your doctor if you frequently use caffeine drinks or alcohol, if you smoke, or use illegal drugs as all these might affect the effect of this medicine.
In case any vision changes occur during the use of vardenafil, notify your doctor about that without a delay.
You need to contact the medical professional promptly if your erection lasts more than 4 hours or if it is painful. This may be symptoms of a serious condition called priapism that should be treated without a delay in order to prevent irreversible damage.
If such symptoms as nausea, dizziness, chest pain or pain in the arm during sexual activity are observed after you've taken vardenafil, consult with the medical professional without a delay.
It is strongly recommended not to change the dose of vardenafil. If you think the dose is not effective for you, consult your healthcare provider.
Note that vardenafil as any other ED medications doesn't protect from transmission of HIV infection or any other sexually transmitted diseases.
Vardenafil might cause certain side effects. Among the side effects that should be discussed with your healthcare provider immediately are: back or muscle pain, hearing or vision changes, chest pain, difficulty breathing, dizziness, eyelid swelling, prolonged erection, or skin rash.
Certain other side effects of this medication usually don't require medical attention, among which are: indigestion, flushing, headache, nausea, and stuffy nose. Some other side effects might occur during the use of vardenafil and if any of your side effects seem to be serious, consult your healthcare provider.