Levitra and Viagra are very popular as drugs to treat impotence. These two drugs are in the same class, they work in the same way, but Levitra proves itself to be better than Viagra in certain aspects.
As reported by MedicineNet, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Levitra (vardenafil), an oral drug to treat erectile dysfunction in men or impotence, after previously known Viagra (sildenafil).
Both Levitra and Viagra can inhibit a specific enzyme called phosphodiesterase-5 which is located in the smooth muscle of the arteries that supply blood to the penis. Without obstruction of blood flow to the penis can cause a prolonged erection.
Both of these drugs are very popular and highly recommended by doctors for the treatment of impotence. For 5 long years, Viagra enjoyed a monopoly in the erectile dysfunction treatment market. However, this monopoly was shattered with the launch of Levitra vardenafil.
Levitra is a competitor to the very popular drug Viagra. This is mainly because Levitra belongs to the same class of drugs as Viagra. Therefore, these two drugs basically work in the same way.
Levitra offers what Viagra has to offer for men suffering from impotence. In addition, Levitra has an advantage for men, making it more useful for them.
As reported by medical-specialists and buzzle, there are several comparisons between Levitra and Viagra, as follows:
1. Levitra is better in terms of effective duration
Viagra sildenafil becomes effective within 60 minutes and remains effective for 4 hours, while Levitra original becomes effective within 30-60 minutes and remains effective for 5 hours. Therefore, Levitra is preferred over Viagra for men who seek spontaneity in sex.
2. Levitra allows eating together with drug consumption
A significant difference between Levitra and Viagra is that Viagra is recommended to be taken on an empty stomach or with a light meal.
While Levitra is not sensitive to food and alcohol, so it can enjoy dinner with a partner before engaging in sexual activity.
However, it is strongly recommended that you should not eat foods that contain a lot of fat at the same time as Levitra, as this will delay the time it takes for the drug to start working.
3. Levitra provides lower dosage
Viagra is available in doses of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg, while Levitra is available in doses of 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg.
With a lower dose, of course, it will reduce the intensity of side effects. For this reason, Levitra is preferred by parents over Viagra.
4. Levitra is more effective in diabetics
Various studies have shown that Levitra is more effective for diabetic patients who also suffer from impotence. Research has shown that Levitra works better for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as for people with high cholesterol. About half of people who do not respond to Viagra treatment can respond to Levitra.
5. Differences in side effects
Levitra and Viagra have almost similar side effects, namely the … Read More..