Side Effects of Levitra

USES: Levitra is a popular medicine that is used for treatment of erectile dysfunction or impotence. It blocks phosphodiesterase-PDE5 enzyme. It provides sexual stimulation. It helps in erection by increasing the blood flow to the penis. Women should not use Levitra. It can also not protect anyone from sexually transmitted diseases like HIV, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, syphilis.

HOW TO USE: Take Levitra orally one hour before sex. You can take it with or without food. Follow your doctor’s direction. You should never take Levitra more than once in a 2day. You should also avoid some foods like meals high in fat, grapefruit, grapefruit juice etc. The dosage of Levitra will depend on your doctor, who will in turn decide that dose based on response to the medicine, present medical condition and other medications used by you. If you need more information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist or read the patient information leaflet.

SIDE EFFECTS: Headache, flushing, nasal stuffiness, stomach upset, heartburn, runny nose, dizziness, nausea, vision changes (increased sensitivity to light, blurred vision, or impaired blue/green color discrimination) may occur due to use of Levitra. Many people however do not find any side effects of using this medicine. The side effects may or may not be due to Levitra. If you experience any serious side effects, you should immediately call your doctor and seek medical help. Otherwise, there may be many severe and permanent damages to your body and the penis and to avoid that you need your doctor’s help. The serious eye problem, a sudden loss of eyesight in one or both eyes (NAION) may occur in people with heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, certain eye problems (“crowded disk”), high blood pressure, are over 50 years of age, or who smoke.

Fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, seizures, short-term memory loss are some of the serious side effects. If you experience them, you should immediately talk to your doctor. People with heart problems, who experience any serious side effects (severe dizziness, fainting, chest pain) after using Levitra 20mg and having sex, should immediately stop and seek medical help. In case of erection lasting for more than four hours, the patient should immediately call the doctor. You generally won’t be seeing any serious allergic reaction because of generic Levitra. If somehow that happens, you should talk to your doctor immediately. When you see that you have rash, itching/swelling (of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing, take them seriously because they are the symptoms of a serious allergic reaction. Do not consider it as a list of possible side effects. In case of any problem or side effects, you should immediately seek medical help.