Levitra 60 Mg
USA Brand Name
Bayer Schering Pharma
About Levitra 60 mg
Erectile Dysfunction is an inability in men to get an erection.
To treat this condition, doctors generally prescribe Levitra tablets.
Levitra contains Vardenafil, which improves the blood circulation in the penis.
The improved blood circulation will aid in attaining an erection when you are sexually aroused.
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals manufactures different strengths of Levitra, such as 20 mg, 40 mg, and 60 mg.
Uses of Levitra
As mentioned, Levitra tablets are consumed for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) or Impotence.
This drug can take up to 30 minutes to 1 hour to work.
After its consumption, it will increase the blood flow in the penile area, which will help a man get and sustain a firm erection.
How does 60 mg Levitra work?
Vardenafil, the main ingredient in Levitra tablets, works by inhibiting the Phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) enzyme.
The blockage of PDE5 improves the Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate (cGMP) levels, which enhances the blood circulation in the penis by dilating the blood vessels.
This enhanced circulation of blood in the penile region assists a male in having an erection.
Although, sexual stimulation must occur in order to get an erection.
Physician instructions should be followed while consuming this medication.
And do not intake more than a pill daily, as doing it might result in an overdose.
This medicine can be swallowed with or without food.
Swallow the Levitra tablet as a whole without chewing or breaking it.
Levitra tablets consumptions can cause some common to rare side effects to some people, such as:
- Upset stomach
- Flushing (warmth and redness)
- Hearing and vision loss
- Headache, lightheadedness, and dizziness
- Swelling ankles, hands, and feet
- Stuffy nose
- Back pain
- Ringing in the ears
- Shortness of breath
- Irregular heartbeat
- Prolonged and painful erection
Erection lasting more than 4 hours and allergic reactions can cause some damage to your health.
Thus it is essential to consult a doctor as soon as possible if you encounter any of these two.
Intaking a 60 mg variant of Levitra tablet with other drugs can produce outcomes in an interaction. To avoid it, do not take:
- Low and high blood pressure pills
- Nitrate medications
- Alpha-blockers such as Alfuzosin and Doxazosin
- QT Prolonging drugs
- Antifungal drugs
- Antibiotics such as Clarithromycin and Erythromycin
- Prostate disorder treating drugs
- HIV/AIDS medications
- Other ED medications
Disclosing medical history to an ED specialist is essential as it can cause some interaction with Levitra and its salt Vardenafil.
Avoid consuming these tablets if you have:
- Heart diseases or disorders
- High or low blood pressure
- Sickle Cell Anemia, Multiple Myeloma, or Leukemia
- Long QT syndrome
- Retinitis Pigmentosa or any other eye condition
- Stomach ulcer
- Kidney and liver disease
- Peyronie's disease (penis deformation due to scar tissue)
Levitra 60 mg Vardenafil tablets have some food interactions.
These foods and beverages can either cause side effects or reduce the impact of this drug if taken simultaneously:
- High-fat meals
- Grapefruit and grapefruit juice
Levitra pills are not composed to be consumed by females.
Males under 18 are also not supposed to take this medication.
Vardenafil 60 mg tablets cause dizziness after intake, so avoiding driving and strenuous activities is better.
It is recommended to store Levitra in a cool and dry place away from heat, light, and moisture.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long do Levitra tablets last?
Levitra tablets typically last up to four hours in our body. Although, it takes just 30 minutes for this drug to work.
Who should not consume 60 mg Levitra?
You should not consume 60 mg Levitra if you are:
- A male under 18
- A female
- Allergic to Vardenafil
- Suffering from cardiovascular diseases
- Consuming other ED tablets
Does Levitra make you last longer?
The primary use of Levitra is to treat Impotence.
It is responsible for getting an erection to engage in sexual intercourse.
Therefore, it doesn't help you last longer.