Levitra (vardenafil hydrochloride) tablets, for Oral Use
Levitra is administered orally for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. This monohydrochloride salt of vardenafil is a selective inhibitor of cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) specific phosphodiesterase.
Vardenafil is used to treat male sexual function problems (impotence or erectile dysfunction-ED). In combination with sexual stimulation, vardenafil works by increasing blood flow to the penis to help a man get and keep an erection.
This drug does not pretect against sexually transmitted diseases (such as HIV, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, syphilis). Practice "safe sex" such as using latex condoms. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Vardenafil HC1 is a nearly colorless, solid substance with a molecular weight of 579. 1 g/mol and a solubility of 0.11 mg/ml in water.
Levitra is formulated as orange, round, film-coated tablets with "BAYER" cross debossed on one side and "2.5", "5", "10", and "20" on the other side corresponding to 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg of vardenafil, respectively.