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Revatio Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is sildenafil (Revatio)?
- What are the possible side effects of sildenafil (Revatio)?
- What is the most important information I should know about sildenafil (Revatio)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking sildenafil (Revatio)?
- How should I take sildenafil (Revatio)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Revatio)?
- What happens if I overdose (Revatio)?
- What should I avoid while taking sildenafil (Revatio)?
- What other drugs will affect sildenafil (Revatio)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Revatio)?
Viagra is used as needed, so you are not likely to be on a dosing schedule.
If you miss a dose of Revatio, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Revatio)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking sildenafil (Revatio)?
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of sildenafil.
Avoid using other medicines to treat impotence, such as alprostadil (Caverject, Muse, Edex) or yohimbine (Yocon, Yodoxin, others), without first talking to your doctor.
What other drugs will affect sildenafil (Revatio)?
Do not take sildenafil with similar medications such as tadalafil (Cialis) or vardenafil (Levitra).
Before taking sildenafil, tell your doctor about all other medications you use for erectile dysfunction, or if you are using any of the following medications:
- bosentan (Tracleer);
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- imatinib (Gleevec);
- isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);
- rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane Rifater, Rifamate);
- an antidepressant such as nefazodone;
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), or telithromycin (Ketek);
- antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- heart or blood pressure medication such as diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac), doxazosin (Cardura), nicardipine (Cardene), quinidine (Quin-G), or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan); or
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with sildenafil. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about sildenafil.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Revatio Information
- Revatio Drug Interactions Center: sildenafil oral
- Revatio Side Effects Center
- Revatio Overview including Precautions
- Revatio FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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