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Drug InteractionsVardenafil can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Vardenafil for more information).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?Prior to taking vardenafil, let your healthcare provider know if you have:
- Heart disease
- Liver disease or liver failure
- Kidney disease requiring dialysis
- A history of a heart attack, stroke, or life-threatening arrhythmia within the past six months
- Retinitis pigmentosa, which is a rare eye problem
- A history of severe vision loss, including NAION
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Stomach ulcers
- Bleeding problems
- Sickle cell anemia
- Multiple myeloma
- A history of priapism, which is a painful erection lasting longer than six hours
- Any condition that causes a penis deformation, such as angulation, Peyronie's disease, or cavernosal fibrosis
- Any allergies
- A rare heart condition known as prolongation of the QT interval (long QT syndrome); also tell your healthcare provider if anyone in your family has this condition.
- You are allergic to vardenafil, Levitra, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- You are taking a nitrate for angina (chest pain).