Levitra tablets treat erectile dysfunction by increasing the blood flow to the penis, resulting in a harder, longer lasting erection. It is a convenient, effective and quick treatment for men with persistent impotence, helping to improve performance and confidence.
With any medication you take, there is always a risk of side effects occurring. Some are more common than others, and often side effects may subside with the regular usage of the medicine. If the side effects do not subside, you should report them to us, or your GP.
Common Side Effects
- Runny/stuffed nose
- Upset stomach
- Red and/or warm skin
- Nose bleeds
- Muscle pain / Back Pain
The side effects listed below are more serious, and you should stop taking Levitra, and report these to your GP immediately.
- An erection that will not go away (priapism). If you have an erection that lasts more than 4 hours, seek medical help immediately. Priapism can permanently damage your penis.
- Sudden vision loss in one or both eyes. Sudden vision loss in one or both eyes can be a sign of a serious eye problem called non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). Stop taking Levitra and call your healthcare provider right away if you have sudden vision loss in one or both eyes.
- Sudden hearing decrease or hearing loss. Some people may also have ringing in their ears (tinnitus) or dizziness. If you experience these symptoms, stop taking Levitra and contact a doctor right away.
For a full list of side effects, please read the patient information leaflet.
Do not exceed the stated dose. Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Advise your gp if taking any other medication. Do not take if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, if you have recently had a stroke or heart attack, history of eye disease, low blood pressure, liver problems.
Levitra is not to be taken by women. Do not drink grapefruit juice when you use Levitra. Levitra may make some people feeling dizzy or affect their vision. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.