Levitra

Levitra

vardenafil

Manufacturer:

Bayer HealthCare Pharma

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Vardenafil monoHCl trihydrate
Indications/Uses
Erectile dysfunction.
Dosage/Direction for Use
10 mg, approx 25-60 min before sexual activity. May be increased to 20 mg or decreased to 5 mg. Max: 20 mg/day. Max dosing frequency is once daily. A max dose of 5 mg should not be exceeded when used in combination w/ erythromycin. Elderly & patient w/ mild to moderate hepatic impairment or severe renal impairment Initially 5 mg, may be increased to 10 & 20 mg.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Co-administration w/ nitrates or nitric acid donors. Men w/ severe CV disorders for whom sexual activity is inadvisable. Concomitant use w/ CYP3A4 inhibitors [ritonavir, indinavir, ketoconazole & itraconazole (oral)] in men >75 yr. Severe hepatic impairment, endstage renal disease requiring dialysis. Unstable angina. Known degenerative retinal disorders eg, retinitis pigmentosa. Patients w/ anatomical deformation of the penis or conditions predisposing to priapism.
Special Precautions
Concomitant use w/ ketoconazole, itraconazole, indinavir or ritonavir should be avoided. Avoid concomitant use w/ grapefruit juice. Symptomatic hypotension w/ α-blockers. Bleeding disorders or active peptic ulceration.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, flushing, dyspepsia, nausea, dizziness, rhinitis. Photosensitivity reaction, HTN. Rarely, visual disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Plasma levels of vardenafil may increase when administered w/ erythromycin, ritonavir, indinavir & ketoconazole.
ATC Classification
G04BE09 - vardenafil ; Belongs to the class of drugs used in erectile dysfunction.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Levitra tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
4's
Form
Levitra tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
4's
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