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Valetra 40mg (Vardenafil)

Qty Price per Unit Price
Valetra 40mg (vardenafil) x 30 $1.80 $54.00
Valetra 40mg (vardenafil) x 60 $1.30 $78.00
Valetra 40mg (vardenafil) x 90 $1.15 $103.50
Valetra 40mg (vardenafil) x 180 $1.00 $180.00
Valetra 40mg (vardenafil) x 360 $0.85 $306.00


Product Information


Penile erection is a process that starts in the brain. While being sexually stimulated, the chemical nitric oxide is released to activate the enzyme guanylate cyclase for cGMP synthesis in the smooth muscles of the corpus cavernosum. cGMP triggers smooth muscle relaxation to increase blood flow to the penis, thus resulting in an erection. Erectile dysfunction occurs when various physiological or psychological factors prevents a man from getting and maintaining an erection.


Valetra is an oral medication used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. It contains 40mg of Vardenafil as its active ingredient which belongs to the drug class called PDE5 inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the enzyme cGMP-specific PDE5 from breaking down cGMP in the corpus cavernosum of the penis. This action increases the amount of cGMP that will cause relaxation of smooth muscles to widen blood vessels then increase blood flow to the penis and cause an erection.




Valetra is manufactured by Shree Venkatesh Int. Ltd.




A physician must first be consulted before using Valetra to receive the right dosage.


The usual adult starting dose of Vardenafil is 10mg taken orally as needed, once a day in about 1 hour before sexual activity. The dose may be increased by a physician depending on individual response and tolerance. Patients on stable alpha-blocker therapy must start with an initial dose of 5mg. Men aged 65years and older must also begin with an initial dose of 5mg.


A tablet of Valetra may be taken once as needed for it is not intended for continuous daily use. It must not be taken more than once in a 24-hour period. The tablet must be swallowed whole with a glassful of water. It may be taken with or without food, but meals high in fat may delay and reduce the efficacy of the medication.


Valetra will not cause an erection if a man is not sexually aroused.  




Valetra must not be used by patients who have the following medical conditions:

  • Allergy to any ingredient in Valetra
  • Have certain heart problem such as severe heart failure or agina
  • Low or high blood pressure
  • Severe liver and kidney problems
  • Had a heart attack, stroke, or serious irregular heartbeat in the past 6 months
  • History of irregular heartbeat such as QT prolongation
  • Degenerative eye problems


Men advised to avoid sexual activity due to heart problems must also avoid using Valetra.


Valetra is also contraindicated to men taking the following medications:

  • Nitrate medications in any form
  • Recreational drugs
  • Other PDE5 inhibitors
  • Antiarrhythmic medications


Side effects


All medications may cause side effects but patients will have varying side effect experiences.


The most common side effects that Valetra may cause include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Heartburn
  • nasal congestion
  • indigestion
  • nausea

These side effects usually go away as the body adjusts to the medicine. However, a physician must be notified if any of them perisist or worsen.


Use of Valetra must be stopped and emergency medical help is needed if these serious side effects occur:

  • seizure
  • memory loss
  • vision changes
  • ringing in ears
  • sudden decrease or loss of vision
  • sudden decrease or loss of hearing
  • prolonged or painful erection
  • severe allergic reaction with symptoms of hives; rash; itching, difficult breathing; swelling of mouth, face, lips, tongue or throat
  • symptoms of heart attack include pain in chest, shoulder, neck, or jaw; numbness of arm or leg; severe dizziness; fainting; vision changes
  • symptoms of stroke include confusion; changes in speech and vision; one-sided weakness; fainting



Warnings and Precautions


This medication is not suitable for use by everyone. It may affect other medical conditions or interact with other medications, leading to adverse effects.


Before using Valetra, a patient must first inform a physician if any of the following medical conditions apply:

  • A disease, injury, or deformity of penis
  • A history of prolonged or painful erection
  • Liver or kidney problems
  • Heart condition
  • Blood vessel disease
  • Low blood pressure
  • Had a recent stroke or heart attack
  • Eye condition that may cause vision loss
  • A condition that causes bleeding like stomach ulcer
  • Blood cell or bleeding disorder


Valetra may interact with the following medications:

  • Alpha-blockers
  • Other medicines for hypertension
  • Azole antifungals
  • HIV protease inhibitors
  • Macrolide antibiotics
  • Rifampin


Caution must be exercised when driving and operating machineries due to the side effects of Valetra.

Valetra is not approved for use by women and children.


Valetra and Alcohol


Drinking alcohol while taking Valetra must be avoided as it may reduce the ability to have an erection, increase risk of side effects, and prevent one from getting maximum benefit from the medication.


Valetra and Grapefruit


Consumption of grapefruit products must be avoided because it may increase blood levels of Vardenafil hence increase the risk of side effects.