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How Supplied


STENDRA is a phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.


Erectile Dysfunction

The recommended starting dose is 100 mg. STENDRA should be taken orally as needed as early as approximately 15 minutes before sexual activity.

Based on individual efficacy and tolerability, the dose may be increased to 200 mg taken as early as approximately 15 minutes before sexual activity, or decreased to 50 mg taken approximately 30 minutes before sexual activity. The lowest dose that provides benefit should be used.

The maximum recommended dosing frequency is once per day. Sexual stimulation is required for a response to treatment.

Use With Food

STENDRA may be taken with or without food.

Concomitant Medications


Concomitant use of nitrates in any form is contraindicated [see CONTRAINDICATIONS].


If STENDRA is co-administered with an alpha-blocker, patients should be stable on alpha-blocker therapy prior to initiating treatment with STENDRA, and STENDRA should be initiated at the 50 mg dose [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].

CYP3A4 Inhibitors
  • For patients taking concomitant strong CYP3A4 inhibitors (including ketoconazole, ritonavir, atazanavir, clarithromycin, indinavir, itraconazole, nefazodone, nelfinavir, saquinavir, and telithromycin), do not use STENDRA [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and DRUG INTERACTIONS].
  • For patients taking concomitant moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors (including erythromycin, amprenavir, aprepitant, diltiazem, fluconazole, fosamprenavir, and verapamil), the maximum recommended dose of STENDRA is 50 mg, not to exceed once every 24 hours [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and DRUG INTERACTIONS].


Dosage Forms And Strengths

STENDRA (avanafil) is supplied as oval, pale yellow tablets containing 50 mg, 100 mg, or 200 mg avanafil debossed with dosage strength.

Storage And Handling

STENDRA (avanafil) is supplied as oval, pale yellow tablets containing 50 mg, 100 mg, or 200 mg avanafil debossed with dosage strengths.

  50 mg 100 mg 200 mg
Bottle of 30 NDC 62541-301-30 NDC 62541-302-30 NDC 62541-303-30
Bottle of 100 NDC 62541-301-01 NDC 62541-302-01 NDC 62541-303-01

Recommended Storage: Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F); excursions permitted to 30°C (86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Protect from light [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Manufactured for : VIVUS, Inc., Mountain View, CA 94041. Manufactured in Osaka Japan Distributed By: Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Chesterbrook, PA 19087. Revised: Sep 2015

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/6/2016

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