The active ingredient of Levitra is vardenafil. Possible dosages that you can find in drugstores are 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg or 20mg of vardenafil. Your own dosage is prescribed by your health provider depending on your case and current health situation but cannot exceed 20 mg per day.
The recommended starting dose of Levitra is 10 mg. Nevertheless, men who suffer from some liver disease or other health problems are prescribed the lower quantity of the drug after a medical consultation.
2.5 mg and 5mg tablets are usually prescribed to men who cannot take larger dosage because of medical contraindications.
10 mg tablets is a standard dosage of Levitra.
20 mg tablets are used for men who cannot experience sufficient result with lower dosage. It is the maximum dosage of Levitra.
The amount of Levitra you may need depends on the general state of your health as well as on special characteristics of your organism. They determine efficiency of Levitra in your particular case. Levitra doesn’t have the same influence on all the patients suffering from erectile dysfunction . Some of them get enough with the dosage of 10mg, while others may need the 20mg of Levitra in order to assure qualitative erection.
Levitra is usually taken only in case of need, about an hour before sexual activity. Erection is achieved only in the presence of sexual excitation. Only taking a pill will not provoke your erection.
It is generally recommended to start your treatment with 10 mg of Levitra. Eventual increasing or decreasing of the dosage should be discussed and approved by your general practitioner according to the obtained result and your needs and wants.
The maximum dosage of Levitra is 20mg. You must not take more than this amount of the drug as the risk of side effects is likely to increase drastically. It may be serious side effects such as priapism (a prolonged and / or painful erection which can cause great harm to your penis). Lighter side effects are also possible: feeling of warmth and redness of the face, neck, arms, sneezing, stuffy nose etc.
You also must not take more than 1 tablet of Levitra per day in order to avoid overdosage.
Follow strictly your doctor’s prescription while taking Levitra. Larger or smaller amounts of the drug as well as prolonged time of treatment are likely to produce unwanted side effects or decrease the efficiency of Levitra.