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Brand name: Levitra

Levitra is a brand of tablets containing the ingredient vardenafil. It is only available with a doctor’s prescription.

Levitra is used to treat impotence in men. Impotence occurs when a man cannot achieve or maintain an erection long enough to have sex. Levitra works by opening the blood vessels in the penis. This allows more blood to flow to the penis and causes an erection. You have to be sexually excited for it to work. Levitra does not increase your sex drive.

Levitra is to be swallowed whole with water. It usually takes 25 to 60 minutes to work.

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Active ingredient in this medicine: vardenafil

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Levitra 10 mg film-coated tablet, 2

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

LEVITRA is indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in adult males (inability to achieve or maintain penile erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance). LEVITRA is not indicated for use by women.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Orange (light orange to grey-orange), round film coated tablet with Bayer cross on one side and "10" on the other.

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Dosage Form Tablet, film coated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
1 tablet (sample): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
2 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
4 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
6 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
8 tablets: 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 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 30 Months
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