Levitra belongs to the ED medication. Levitra restores erectile function and provides a normal erection.
The physiological mechanism of erection is relaxation of smooth muscles of cavernous bodies and arterioles. Vardenafil blocks specific phosphodiesterase type 5, which enhances the effect of endogenous nitric oxide, which is released during sexual stimulation of the nerve endings of the cavernous bodies and helps to increase blood flow to the penis.
It is taken orally in a single dose of 10-20 mg, half an hour or an hour before the planned sexual intercourse, do not use the drug oftener than once a day.
Patients with severely impaired liver and kidney function, over 65 years old should take 5 mg.Do not use in case of elevated individual sensitivity. Do not use simultaneously with the reception of donators of nitric oxide, organic nitrates and nitrites (increased hypotensive effect). Not intended for reception by persons under 18 years, as well as for the treatment of women.
When receiving the recommended doses, the drug is well tolerated. In rare cases headache, flushing, dizziness, rhinitis, heart rhythm disorders, reversible blurred vision, allergic reactions may occur.
High doses of the drug can cause increased side effects.