What is Vardenafil?
Vardenafil is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. When you take Vardenafil you may be able to:
- Improve your ability to get and maintain an erection
- Be more confident in your ability to get and maintain an erection
- Be satisfied with the hardness of your erections
Choosing the Correct Dosage
Vardenafil is available in 5mg, 10mg, 20mg. Take one tablet 60 minutes before sexual activity.
The recommended starting dose of Vardenafil is 10 mg.
Take special care with Vardenafil
- If you have heart trouble. It may be risky for you to have sex.
- If you suffer from irregular heart beat (cardiac arrhythmia) or inherited heart diseases affecting your electrocardiogram.
- If you have a physical condition affecting the shape of the penis. This includes conditions called angulation, Peyronie’s disease and cavernosal fibrosis.
- If you have an illness that can cause erections which won’t go away (priapism). These include sickle cell disease, multiple myeloma and leukaemia.
- If you have stomach ulcers (also called gastric or peptic ulcers).
- If you have a bleeding disorder (such as haemophilia).
- If you are using any other treatments for erection difficulties, including Vardenafil orodispersible tablets (see section: Other medicines and Vardenafil ).
- If you experience sudden decrease or loss of vision, stop taking Vardenafil and contact your doctor immediately.
- pain in your back/muscles/head
- getting flushed/going red
- feeling and or being sick
- getting a blocked or runny nose
- vision disturbances
See patient information leaflet of a full list of side effects.
The active substance is vardenafil.
Vardenafil is available in three strengths, containing either 5 mg, 10 mg or 20 mg of vardenafil (as hydrochloride).
See patient information leaflet of the pack you receive for a list of other ingredients as different generic brands may use different other ingredients.