Avanafil - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Avanafil
Latest prescription information about Avanafil. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Impotent Agents
Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a PDE5 inhibitor, prescribed for erectile dysfunction. It relaxes muscles and increases blood flow.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): It should not be co-administered with organic nitrate. Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.
Pregnancy Category :
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : The recommended initial dose is 100 mg taken approximately 30 minutes before sexual activity, on an as needed basis
How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.
Warnings and Precautions : Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease, recently undergone heart surgery, stroke, low or high blood pressure, deformed penis shape, vision problem, bleeding problems, kidney or liver disease, any allergy and who are taking other medications.
Patient may develop with increased risk of vision loss, if it is so consult with your doctor immediately.
Side Effects : Headache, flushing, nasal congestion, nasopharyngitis, and back pain.
Other Precautions : Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions : Store at 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).