The Side Effects For LEVITRA

LEVITRA was adminstered to more than 4430 men, during uncontrolled and controlled clinical trials. More than 2200 patients were treated for 6 months or more, and 880 patients were treated for at least 12 months. The discontinuation rate due to side effects or adverse events was 3.4 percent for LEVITRA compared to 1.1 percent for a placebo.

Some people experienced headaches, flushing, back pain, rhinitis, dyspepsia, accidental injury, sinusitis, flu syndrome, dizziness, increased creatine kinase and nausea.

Less Frequent Events

Some less frequent events that were reported include anaphylactic reaction, asthenia, face edema, pain, sudden loss or decrease of hairing, tinnitus, angina pectoris, hypertension, chest pain, hypotension, myocardial infarction, myocardial ischemia, palpitation, syncope, postural hypotension and tachycardia. In addition, some experienced abdomninal pain, diarrhea, abnormal liver function tests, dry mouth, esophagitis, dysphagia, gastritis, vomiting, gastroesophageal reflux and GGTP increases. Others experienced arthralgia, myalgia, back pain and neck pain.

Some reported experiencing hypesthesia, hypertonia, insomnia, parasthesia, somnolence, vertigo, dyspnea, epistaxis, pharyngitis, photosensitivity reactions, rash, sweating, abnormal or blurred vision, changes in color vision, increased redness of the eye, dim vision, eye pain, glaucoma and watery eyes. Some experienced abnormal ejaculation, or priapism, which is prolonged or painful erections.

Keep in mind that LEVITRA can cause blood pressure to drop suddenly to a dangerous level if it is taken with some medications. A drop in blood pressure can cause dizziness, heart attacks, strokes or fainting.

Keep in mind that you should take each dose at least 24 hours after your last dose. Some people can only take a low dose because of medicines they take or medical conditions.

Your doctor will precribe the dose that is best for you. If you are 65 or older or you have liver problems, your doctor may give you a lower dose. In addition, if you have high blood pressure or prostate problems or you take medications like alpha-blockers, you doctor may give you a low dose of LEVITRA.

If you take certain medications he may give you a lower dose and limit you to one dose in a period of 72 hours or 3 days.

Please make sure you follow your doctor's orders when you take LEVITRA or any other medication. If you overdose on LEVITRA, you must see a doctor or go to the emergency room immediately. In addition, you can call your local Poison Contol Center. If you experience serious side effects, you should tell your doctor.