Levitra 10mg 4 tablets contain vardenafil, a member of a class of medicines called phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.
Levitra medication will only work when you are sexually stimulated. It reduces the action of the natural chemical in your body which makes erections go away and allows an erection to last long enough for you to satisfactorily complete sexual activity.*
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package in order to protect from humidity and light.
*Disclaimer. Individual results may vary
To read the patient information leaflet for this product click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/PIL.24358.latest.pdf
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. The recommended dose is 10 mg.
Do not remove the orodispersible tablet from the blister until you are going to take it. With dry hands, pull the blister edge from the blister holder and press gently on top to release the tablet on your hand. Do not crush the tablet.
Place the entire orodispersible tablet in the mouth, on the tongue, where it will dissolve in seconds, then swallow with saliva. The orodispersible tablet must be taken without any liquid.
Do not take Levitra orodispersible medication with any other forms of Levitra.
Do not take the treatment more than once a day.
Take a Levitra 10 mg tablet about 25 to 60 minutes before sexual activity.
Tell your doctor if you think this medicine is too strong or too weak, he may suggest a switch to an alternative formulation with a different dose, depending on how well it works for you.
Men who take too much Levitra medication may experience more side effects or may get severe back pain. If you take more than you should, tell your doctor.
What Levitra orodispersible tablets contain:
The active substance is vardenafil. Each orodispersible tablet contains 10 mg of vardenafil (as hydrochloride).
The other ingredients of the tablets are:
Magnesium stearate, aspartame (E951), peppermint flavour, mannitol (E421) sorbitol (E420), crospovidone and silica colloidal hydrated.
Do not take Levitra 10mg medication:
If you are allergic to vardenafil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Signs of an allergic reaction include a rash, itching, swollen face or lips and shortness of breath.
If you are taking medicines containing nitrates, such as glycerol trinitrate for angina, or nitric oxide donors, such as amyl nitrite. Taking these medicines with Levitra could seriously affect your blood pressure.
If you are taking ritonavir or indinavir, medications used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections.
If you are over 75 years of age and are taking ketoconazole or itraconazole, antifungal medicines.
If you have a severe heart or liver problem.
If you are having kidney dialysis.
If you have recently had a stroke or heart attack.
If you have or have had low blood pressure.
If your family has a history of degenerative eye diseases (such as retinitis pigmentosa).
If you have ever had a condition involving loss of vision due to damage to the optic nerve from insufficient blood supply known as non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Levitra pills:
If you have heart trouble. It may be too risky for you to have sex.
If you suffer from irregular heartbeat (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 that 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 Levitra orodispersible tablets (see section: Other medicines and Levitra).
If you experience sudden decrease or loss of vision, stop taking Levitra and contact your doctor immediately.
Levitra is not intended for use by children or adolescents under 18.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using, have recently used or might use any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription:
Medicine for the treatment of arrhythmias, such as quinidine, procainamide, amiodarone or sotalol.
Erythromycin or clarithromycin, macrolide antibiotics.
Alpha-blockers, a type of medicine used to treat high blood pressure and enlargement of the prostate (as benign prostatic hyperplasia).
You can take Levitra with or without food – but preferably not after a heavy or high-fat meal as this may delay the effect.
Don’t drink grapefruit juice when you use Levitra. It can interfere with the usual effect of the medicine.
Alcoholic drink can make erection difficulties worse.
Levitra is not for use by women.
Levitra might make some people feel dizzy or affect their vision. If you feel dizzy, or if your vision is affected after taking Levitra don’t drive or operate any tools or machines.
Levitra 10mg orodispersible medication contains Aspartame and Sorbitol. Aspartame is a source of phenylalanine, and may be harmful for people with a disorder called phenylketonuria.
Sorbitol: If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.