Generic Levitra is medication helping to eliminate erectile dysfunction manifestations. Levitra is phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor and applied in erectile dysfunction treatment. Erectile dysfunction is characterized as inability to maintain erection quite enough for carrying out sexual intercourse.
Application Method and Doses
Orally. Levitra can be taken irrespective of meal. Levitra performs only in case of the sufficient level of sexual stimulation presence. In the recommended dose of 10 mg Levitra needs to be taken in 25 — 60 minutes prior to sexual intercourse. Duration of Levitra action constitutes 4 — 5 hours.
In the absence of a positive effect Levitra dose is raised to 20 mg.
At the patients taking other preparations or in case of the conditions which are followed by a reduced vardenafil metabolism, Levitra’s dose shall constitute 2,5–5 mg.
The dose of 5 mg is recommended to elderly patients (over 65 years old).
At patients with liver moderate dysfunction decrease in vardenafil clearance is observed therefore the initial dose of Levitra shall constitute 5 mg/days. With insignificant liver dysfunction Levitra dosage change is not required.
With insignificant, moderate and heavy renal dysfunction Levitra dosage change is not required as well.
It is obligatory not to take Levitra more than once a day. The maximum recommended dose constitutes 20 mg daily.
Generic Levitra Overdose
It is known about Levitra application cases in a dose of 80 mg a day which were not followed by development of serious collateral reactions. However, at the same time in case of application in a dose of 40 mg two times a day there were observed the expressed waist pains without symptoms of toxic action on muscular and nervous systems.
Appointed Treatment is to carry out the symptomatic and supporting therapy. As vardenafil highly contacts with plasma proteins and only the insignificant amount of Levitra is removed by kidneys, hemodialysis (https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/hemodialysis) efficiency is improbable.
Vardenafil dose should not exceed 5 mg in combination with:
The recommended dose of mentioned above medications should be not over 200 mg. The interaction with indinavir and ritonavir is counterindicated. Combined intake of vardenafil and nitrates may become the cause of arterial hypotension. Therapy of Levitra and alpha-adrenoblockers provokes arterial hypotonia appearance.