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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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THE Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has warned consumers against using Wales Golden Honey product by Jordanian company Al Kiaab as well as Macum Eqimedyumly honey product by Turkish company Therma as the former was proved to have Vardenafil and Homosildenafil chemicals, while the latter contains Sildenafil.
Wales Golden Honey was found to contain chemical substances Vardenafil and Homosildenafil, while the Turkish product contained Sildenfil, according to MoPH.
The health supplements used for sexual enhancement have active ingredients such as sildenafil, sulfoaildenafil, dimethylsildenafil, tadalnafil, hydroxyacetildenafil, vardenafil and N-desmethyl tadalafil.
M2 PHARMA-July 4, 2017-Alembic Pharmaceuticals granted 'tentative' approval by US health regulator for vardenafil hydrochloride
They were randomly divided into three groups; 10 men were given sildenafil (Viagra) at 50 mg twice a week, 10 were given tadalafil (Cialis) at 20 mg twice a week, and 10 were given vardenafil (Levitra) at 20 mg twice a week.
Since then, the drug, along with tadalafil (Cialis[R]), vardenafil (Levitra[R], Staxyn[R]) and avanafil (Stendra[R]), have revolutionized the treatment of ED.
It was, however, clarified by the court that Ajanta Pharma cannot sell or distribute the drug in India until Bayer's civil suit -- which alleges infringement of its patent in the salts vardenafil and vardenafil hydrochloride which are used to make the erectile dysfunction medicine Valif -- has concluded.
He is given a prescription for vardenafil 10 mg for his ED.
They have shown that low doses of tadalafil and vardenafil induced the protein expression of CYP2E1 whereas high doses of either tadalafil or sildenafil were more potent inhibitors to CYP2E1 expression than vardenafil.
4) Based on this trial with only 12 to 14 patients per arm, the authors suggested that daily vardenafil use improved postoperative continence as determined by the UCLA-PCI (University of CaliforniaLos Angeles Prostate Cancer Index).
They contain similar active ingredients such as sildenafil, vardenafil and tadalafil.
AKI Pharma mainly deals in vardenafil, tadalafil, dapoxetine, and sildenafil.