|For the treatment of erectile dysfunction
Avanafil UsesAvanafil is used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.How Avanafil worksAvanafil helps widen (relax) certain blood vessels and improves the blood flow to the penis that leads to penile erection following sexual stimulation.Common side effects of AvanafilHeadache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), Back pain
Q. How long does the effect of Avanafil last?The maximal duration of action of Avanafil is 6 hours.Q. What is the most important information I should know about Avanafil?i. Patients should not use Avanafil if sexual activity is inadvisable due to a history of heart disease.<br>ii. Patients on Avanafil taking medications for high blood pressure or alcohol in large amounts may experience a drop in blood pressure which can make them feel dizzy, faint, or have a heart attack or stroke.<br>iii. Patients should seek emergency treatment if an erection lasts for more than 4 hours.<br>iv. Patients should stop Avanafil and seek medical care if a sudden loss of vision occurs in one or both eyes, which could be a sign of non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).Q. Is Avanafil effective for men who have had prostate surgery?Yes, this medicine is one of several erectile dysfunction medications that are safe and effective for men who have had a prostatectomy or other prostate surgery.Q. Can I take Avanafil for improving my sexual performance?It is not advisable to take this medicine for improving sexual performance without first discussing it with your doctor.Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Avanafil?Taking this medicine with alcohol can increase your risk of low blood pressure. If you plan on taking it, limit your alcohol consumption after consulting your doctor.
EXPERT ADVICE FOR AVANAFIL
Take Avanafil exactly as your doctor tells you to. It is intended to be taken before sexual activity and is not to be used daily.
Avoid alcohol since it can reduce your ability to get an erection and may prevent you from getting the maximum benefits of this medicine.
Let your doctor know if you have any heart disease, high or low blood pressure, or a history of heart attack.
If you experience sudden visual disturbances, stop taking Avanafil and consult your doctor immediately.