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A drug that inhibits phosphodiesterase, C23H32N6O4S, used in its hydrochloride form to treat erectile dysfunction by increasing the level of cyclic GMP, which increases blood flow to the erectile tissues.

[var-, origin unknown + (sil)denafil.]
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Noun1.vardenafil - virility drug (trade name Levitra) used to treat erectile dysfunction in men
anti-impotence drug, virility drug - drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction


n vardenafil m, vardenafilo
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Vardenafil hydrochloride tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, are therapeutically equivalent to Bayer Healthcare's Staxyn orally disintegrating tablets.
Levitra was approved in the US in June and thereby it will enter the local market under the name Staxyn, Bayer said.