The following information is a summary about Levitara.
It is not intended to replace a doctor’s instructions.
(Sildenafil – ORAL)
This medication is
used to treat male sexual function problems (erection problems).
HOW TO USE THIS
This drug is taken by mouth as needed between four
hours and one-half hour before sexual activity (about one hour before is most
effective). Take only as directed, usually once daily as needed. Sildenafil
works along with sexual stimulation to help achieve an erection.
flushing, stomach upset, nasal stuffiness, diarrhea and dizziness might occur.
If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.
this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, including any allergies
(especially drug allergies), any penis conditions such as fibrosis/scarring,
history of painful/prolonged erection (priapism), sickle cell anemia, blood
system cancers (such as leukemia or myeloma), or Peyronie’s disease, eye
problems (retina diseases). kidney or liver disease, bleeding disorders or
active stomach ulcers, heart diseases, stroke or severe high or low blood
pressure. Limit alcohol intake, as it may aggravate side effects of this drug.
To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying
position, get up slowly. The elderly may be more sensitive to the side effects
of this drug, therefore caution is advised in this group.
your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription medication you may use,
especially any nitrate medications (e.g., nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate),
nitroprusside (any “nitric oxide donor” medicines), cimetidine, erythromycin,
azole antifungals (e.g., itraconazole, ketoconazole), mibefradil, rifamycins
(e.g., rifampin) or high blood pressure medicines.
Do not share this
medication with others, since they may have a problem that is not effectively
treated by this drug. Use of Cialis does not protect against sexually
transmitted diseases (e.g., HIV, Hepatitis B, gonorrhea).
Store at room
temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and
moisture. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.