Levitra was the second PDE-5 inhibitor to come to market in the United States, and it was approved by the FDA in August 19, 2003. Levitra is manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Cialis was the third PDE-5 inhibitor to come to market in the United States and was approved by the FDA at the end of November 21, 2003. Cialis is manufactured by Lilly ICOS LLC. Pfizer is outspoken in its communications with the Americans public that buying Viagra without a prescription is unsafe. However, Pfizer made a push for Viagra to be sold without a prescription in the European Union (EU). The company stated: “Pfizer believes that access to Viagra 50mg without a prescription in a pharmacy setting in the EU would provide valuable benefits to male patients suffering from ED (erectile dysfunction).” EU regulators said no. Their reasoning was sound: men with ED should see a healthcare provider to make sure there was not a more serious underlying condition causing the ED in the first place.
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 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg of vardenafil, respectively. In addition to the active ingredient, vardenafil HCl, each tablet contains microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, yellow ferric oxide, and red ferric oxide. Levitra is available in the following dosages: 2.5 mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg. Levitra comes in the form of orange tablets with a round shape. Normally, physicians start off patients with a 10mg dose. This roughly equal to a 50mg dose of Viagra or sildenafil.
Unlike longer-lasting Cialis, Levitra shares sildenafil’s relatively short half-life. This means patients have to take the drug around one to two hours before they have sex. The maximum dosing frequency for this drug is once per day. Levitra’s compound, vardenafil, is also sold under the brand name Vivanza in the EU. Glaxo SmithKline is the pharmaceutical giant behind Vivanza. Levitra is available as a soluble tablet that dissolve on the patient’s tongue. This form of Levitra is sold under the brand name Staxyn.
Previously known as impotence, erectile dysfunction is the medical condition where a male is unable to get an erection or keep an erection long enough to ejaculate. The causes for ED are quite varied. In fact, in many cases, ED isn’t just caused by one specific cause but a combination of two or more factors. Regardless, the causes for ED fall under two general categories: physical and mental causes.
Levitra 20mg is a drug meant to help men gets rid of the problems with potency, help with sexual weakness. This is the newest and the most secure development. Side effects are extremely rare, and are very small. Levitra (vardenafil, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline) A phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitor for erectile dysfunction (ED), the second oral impotence therapy approved.