Levitra Precautions

Levitra is an approved medication that has helped many men to overcome impotence. However, it is a prescription medication and it as such not suitable for everyone. People react to medication in different ways, which is why a prescription is necessary as it shows that a doctor as confirmed an individual's suitability for a particular medication. For example, some people are more susceptible to certain side effects, meaning they may be unsuitable for a particular treatment or will simply require a lower dosage. Levitra can also be harmful if taken in conjunction with other medications, or by people with certain underlying health conditions.

Heart Nitrates

Levitra and high blood pressureThose with heart problems, including cardiac arrhythmia, should be careful when taking Levitra.

Levitra and nitratesIf you are taking Nitrates of any kind, you should not take Levitra as it can cause dizziness or lead to a heart attack.

Women HIV

Levitra and womenBecause Levitra hasn't been approved for use in women, it should be avoided.

Levitra and HIV medicationsThose taking medications to treat HIV should not take Levitra simultaneously.

If you are considering taking Levitra to help treat impotence, there are some things you should bear in mind before making your decision. On this page you will find information relating to certain precautions that should be taken while taking this medication, as well as information about risk groups for the medication and various contraindications of the medication.

Before taking Levitra

The most important thing is to confirm that Levitra is the most suitable impotence treatment for you, and this can only be determined by a doctor. If you choose to buy Levitra here at euroClinix, you will be asked to complete an online consultation, which will be reviewed by a doctor. They will be able to review your information and confirm your suitability for your chosen medication and dosage. It is also important to determine whether your impotence is the cause or symptom of a secondary medical problem that could require medical attention.

Part of your suitability for Levitra will depend on whether you are taking any other medications or belong to a risk group. Certain medical conditions may also affect whether you can take this medication safely. Below you will find information relating to risk groups and contraindications.

Risk groups Contraindications Medications which may be unsuitable alongside Levitra
Heart problems, including cardiac arrhythmia or inherited heart disease Women Nitrates of any kind
Physical condition such as angulation, cavernosal fibrosis and Peyronie's disease Men under the age of 18 Medication to treat arrhythmia
Illnesses such as sickle cell disease, leukaemia and multiple myeloma Allergy to vardenafil or any ingredient contained in Levitra Anti-fungal medications ketoconazole or itraconazole
Stomach ulcers Nitrate-based medication Macrolide antibiotics erythromycin or clarithromycin
Bleeding disorder like haemophilia Medications used to treat HIV infections Alpha-blockers
Severe liver or heart problems
Undergoing kidney dialysis
Low blood pressure
Recently had a heart attack or stroke
Family history of degenerative eye disease
Over 75 and taking anti-fungal medicines including ketoconazole or itraconazole
Non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION)

If you are unsure of whether or not Levitra is safe for you, and you want additional confirmation, the best thing to do is to contact our doctor online or contact our patient support team. They can answer any questions you may have and also let you know if Levitra is safe for you.

Taking Levitra

While taking Levitra, it is important to avoid consuming grapefruit in any form, including grapefruit juice. This is because grapefruit can affect the efficacy of the medication and may cause negative side effects.

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