Levitra Side-Effects

Levitra is a pill which assists people suffering from erectile dysfunction problems. The medicine works by blocking the enzyme known as phosphodiesterase-PDE5.

Some of the common side-effects associated with use of Levitra include:

  • Nausea
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Tingling in chest, arms, jaw or neck
  • Headache
  • Upset Stomach
  • Back Pain

Apart from these side-effects, complications can take place in different person depending on the medical condition and sensitivity towards the drug. Some of the other complications are listed below which if, experienced should be consulted with the doctor as soon as possible.


Less than two percent of patients using Levitra 20mg have stated that they experienced rash, pruritus, sweating and photosensitivity reaction.


Few of the patients taking dosages of generic Levitra reported increase in creatine kinase along with other types of unnatural liver functions.


Some of the gastrointestinal Levitra side effects include nausea and dyspepsia. Apart from that, only a handful of patients following Levitra dosage stated that they experienced dysphagia, dry mouth, diarrhoea, esophagitis, abdominal pain, vomiting and gastroesophageal reflux.


Less than two percent of patients reported genitourinary side-effects which includes priapism and abnormal ejaculation. People experiencing erections of more than four hours need to consult the doctor immediately. If the condition is not treated immediately then the penile tissue might get damaged which can result in permanent potency loss.

Nervous System

Some of the side effects linked with nervous system are dizziness and headache. Apart from these common side effects there are people (less than two percent) who stated that they experienced hypesthesia, hypertonia, somnolence, paresthesia, insomnia and vertigo.


The musculoskeletal side effects were reported by only a few patients using Levitra pills. The side effects reported include neck pain, myalgia, back pain and arthalgia.


Decreased or loss of vision among people using Levitra pills has rarely been reported which proves that the medication is quite safe. Only a small number of patients reported symptoms like chromatopsia, blurred vision, abnormal vision, dim vision, conjunctivitis, changes in vision colour, watery eyes, photophobia, eye pain and glaucoma.


It is always advised to consult with the doctor before taking Levitra if the person suffers from heart diseases like irregular heartbeats, angina and high or low blood pressure. People who have already suffered a stroke or heart failure should take extra precautions before using the Levitra pill. Flushing is a common side effect observed in patients suing this pill for erectile dysfunction. Few of the patients also showed symptoms of hypotension, hypertension, chest pain, tachycardia, postural hypotension and syncope. However, the good part is that the number of patients reporting such problems is quite low which means that with proper medical consultation the drug can be used easily.

Sexual activity tends to produce extra strain on heart and people with heart problems should not hesitate to consult the doctor if they have any sort of uncomforting feeling. The medicine should be stopped immediately and consumption should be avoided unless the doctor is consulted.