Vardenafil 20mg

Vardenafil is a drug that is being used in the temporary cure for erectile dysfunction in men and is being manufactured and sold under the brand name Levitra ®. An erectile dysfunction is not having the capacity to sustain an erection in the penis long and firm enough to have proper and satisfying sexual activity. It is a common sexual condition among men where nearly 30% of men internationally suffer from it. This includes both mild and severe cases.

Aside from vardenafil, there are two other drugs that are used as temporary cure for erectile dysfunction – sildenafil and tadalafil (sildenafil is being sold under the brand name Viagra and tadalafil is being sold under the brand name Cialis). While these three competing drugs are similar in a sense as they aim to treat male impotence, vardenafil stands out to be the most effective as it provides longer and stronger erections which in turn results in a fulfilling sex life.

In order to appreciate vardenafil better, it is essential that to understand the events that leads to an erection.

For vardenafil to properly take effect, it needs to be taken orally 30 minutes before any sexual activity. The effect of this drug can last up to 5 hours which means you can perform pleasurable sexual activity within those five hours. It is important to understand though that this drug will not work if you are not sexually aroused. This makes it crucial that your partner sexually arouses you otherwise taking this drug will be all for naught. Also, never take more than one vardenafil in the course of 24 hours as this may lead to overdosage.
What is the process of an erection?

Through sexual arousals, signals are sent to the nervous system which then releases a chain of chemicals to get an erection. Such chemicals enable the blood vessels in the penis to relax so that blood can easily be pumped into the penis for a stronger erection. After intercourse, additional chemicals are released so the blood vessels in the penis can return to their normal state to make the penis relax. What vardenafil does to help with the erection process is that it prevents the second stage of release of chemicals so that the penis does not immediately goes flaccid and in turn maintains a strong and long erection.
What are the side effects of this drug?

The side effects to using this drug are very rare and only around 2% of those who take this encounter any side effects.The side effects of using Levitra (vardenafil) includes: headache, vertigo, runny nose, nausea, acid reflux, fatigue, changes in visual perception, elevated heart rate, as well as high blood pressure. Allergic reactions have also been seen as possible side-effects to this drug. However, since you usually take lower doses of Levitra as compared to when taking Viagra or Cialis, the possible side-effects you will encounter is lesser. Nevertheless, should you encounter any side effect that does not dissipate within 5 hours, it is best that you contact your physician as soon as possible.

Note: This is not a complete list of all the possible side effects that may occur. It is best that you call your physician for medical advice should you have any questions regarding side effects from taking this drug.