Vardenafil drug used as the main active ingredient in medications to treat impotence i.e. inability to get or keep an erection in men. It belongs to a class of medications called phosphodiesterase inhibitors. It works during sexual arousal only. This medicine does not cure erectile dysfunction or increase sexual desire. It is not suitable to prevent pregnancy or the spread of sexually transmitted diseases such as human immunodeficiency virus.
Class of Drugs – Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitor
Molecular Formula – C23H32N6O4S
Molecular Weight – 488.6 g/mol
Working: This active component Vardenafil is a member of medicines phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor. It works by increasing the blood flow to the penile to treat repeated penile failure. It helps to sustain the erection in the presence of sexual excitement.
It relaxes the muscles and widens the blood vessels in the lungs so as to reduce the blood pressure in the lungs to treat PAH.
Uses: It is recommended for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. It can be consumed with some amount of alcohol. This Vardenafil pill shows its effects up to 10 hours in the presence of sexual stimulation.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This ingredient is used in popular brands and dosages as mentioned below:
- Generic Levitra: 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg
- Filitra: 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg
- Valif: 20 mg
- Vardenafil: 10 mg
- Silvitra: 120 mg
- Vilitra: 60 mg