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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
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n vardenafil m, vardenafilo
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HEADCOUNT: 95,490 YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2000 REVENUES: $40,992 (+1%) PHARMA REVENUES: $30,807 (+2%) NET INCOME: $5,381 (-2%) R&D: $5,178 (-14%) DRUGS APPROVED DRUG INDICATION Krintafel Malaria DRUGS FILED DRUG INDICATION Travivo Depression Cabotegravir & Rilpivirine HIV treatment PHASE III DRUG INDICATION GSK2857916 Multiple myeloma Daprodustat Anaemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD) (dialysis), Anaemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD) (non-dialysis) Fostemsavir Tromethamine HIV treatment Dostarlimab Ovarian cancer GSK3196165 Arthritis, rheumatoid Camvia CMV infections Vynpenta Vasculitis Staxyn Erectile dysfunction S/GSK1265744 LAP HIV treatment, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Entinostat Breast cancer Arzerra S.C.
Using the HDAP drug classifications in conjunction with substitute medications identified by the Patented Medicine Price Review Board, this study constructs prescription costs per prescribed day for 266 branded medications and generic equivalents across 27 different drug categories (eg, the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, Cialis, Revatio, Adcirca, Levitra, Staxyn, and generic Sildenafil).
Vardenafil hydrochloride tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, are therapeutically equivalent to Bayer Healthcare's Staxyn orally disintegrating tablets.