Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Levitra
  2. Staxyn


Vardenafil is used to treat men with erectile dysfunction (sexual impotence). It belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitors. After the penis is stroked, vardenafil maintains an erection by increasing blood flow. Without physical activity, such as that occurring during sexual intercourse, vardenafil will not cause an erection.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Disintegrating