What happens if I miss a dose (Levitra, Staxyn)?
Since vardenafil is used as needed, you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule.
What happens if I overdose (Levitra, Staxyn)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include back pain, muscle pain, or vision problems.
What should I avoid while taking vardenafil (Levitra, Staxyn)?
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of vardenafil.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with vardenafil and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
Do not use any other drug to treat impotence, such as alprostadil (Caverject, Muse, Edex) or yohimbine (Yocon, Yodoxin, others), unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect vardenafil (Levitra, Staxyn)?
Do not take vardenafil with similar medications such as sildenafil (Viagra) or tadalafil (Cialis).
Before taking vardenafil, tell your doctor about all other medications you use for erectile dysfunction, or if you are using any of the following medications:
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- an antidepressant such as nefazodone;
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), or telithromycin (Ketek);
- antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- drugs to treat high blood pressure or a prostate disorder, such as alfuzosin (Uroxatral), doxazosin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress), terazosin (Hytrin), tamsulosin (Flomax);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac), nicardipine (Cardene), or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan);
- heart rhythm medicine such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), quinidine (Quin-G), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), or sotalol (Betapace); or
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with vardenafil. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over the counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about vardenafil.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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