Vardenafil Hydrochloride

Vardenafil Hydrochloride

GeneralInformation

Vardenafil Hydrochloride is usedfor the treatment of male sexual function problems. This type of condition iscalled impotence or erectile dysfunction (ED). It is the failure to keep andget an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. Many men experience itduring times of stress. This can be a result of a medical condition such asdiabetes, hypertension, heart disease, or prostate problems.

Howdoes Vardenafil Hydrochloride work?

Vardenafil Hydrochloride inhibits the cGMP specific phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5). It is responsible for degradation in thecorpus cavernosum located around the penis. Penile erection during sexualstimulation is caused by increased penile blood flow. That results in therelaxation of penile arteries and corpus cavernosal smooth muscle. Thisresponse is mediated by the release of nitric oxide from endothelial cells andnerve terminals. In which it stimulates the synthesis in smooth muscle cells.Cyclic GMP causes increased bloodflow and smooth muscle relaxation into the corpus cavernosum. The inhibition ofphosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) byVardenafil enhances erectile function by increasing the amount of cGMP.

Whyuse Vardenafil Hydrochloride?

Vardenafil Hydrochloride belongsto the family of drugscalled phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors. This increases blood flow to thepenis during sexual stimulation. The increased blood flow can cause anerection. Vardenafil Hydrochloride comes as a tablet for oral use withthe strengths of 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, or 20 mg. This prescription is alreadyapproved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Howto use Vardenafil Hydrochloride?

This medication is to be taken bymouth. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a full glass of water. The medicineis usually taken an hour before sexual activity or as directed by your doctor.You may take each dose with or without food.

The recommended dosage is basedon your medical condition and response to the treatment. Do not take more thanonce daily. The doses should be taken at least 24 hours apart.

Whatare the side effects of Vardenafil Hydrochloride?

  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Headache
  • Stomach upset
  • Dizziness
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Back pain
  • Flushing (redness or warmth in your face, chest,or neck)

Warningsand Precautions

  • Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor ifyou are allergic to it. This drug may have an inactive ingredient that causesan allergic reaction.
  •  Avoideating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medication.
  • Do not drive or do any activity that needs youralertness. This drug may make you feel dizzy.
  • This should not be used by women.
  • Keep this far from the reach of children.