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Brand name: Revatio

Revatio is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) sildenafil. On this page you will find out more about Revatio, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: sildenafil

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Revatio 20 mg film-coated tablet, 90

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

REVATIO is used to treat patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension classified as WHO functional classes II and III, to improve exercise capacity. Efficacy has been shown in primary pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary hypertension associated with connective tissue disease. The efficacy of REVATIO has not been evaluated in patients currently on bosentan therapy.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White to off-white, round biconvex, debossed, film-coated tablets

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
90 tablets blister pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 5 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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