VPXL is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). It belongs to a class of drugs called phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors. VPXL is used to improve blood flow to the penis and may help men with ED get and maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual activity. VPXL is available in tablet form and should be taken orally. The recommended starting dose is 10 mg, and the maximum recommended dose is 20 mg. VPXL should not be taken more than once a day.
What are the side effects of VPXL?
The most common side effects of VPXL include:
- upset stomach
- stuffy or runny nose
These side effects are usually mild and temporary. Contact your doctor if you experience any of these side effects and they are bothersome or persistent.
What are the precautions of VPXL?
Before taking VPXL, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: heart problems (such as congestive heart failure, angina, heart attack, irregular heartbeat), stroke, blood pressure problems, high cholesterol, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, bleeding disorders, blood vessel problems.
VPXL may cause a condition called nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). This is a sudden decrease or loss of vision in one or both eyes. It may occur if blood flow to the optic nerve is decreased. This has occurred in a small number of people who took similar ED medications. Most of these people also had heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or certain pre-existing eye problems, and they were over 50 years old. It is not clear whether VPXL is the actual cause of vision loss.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have sudden vision loss. Do not take VPXL if you have or have ever had NAION.
This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially bleeding and NAION.
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. It may harm an unborn baby. Therefore, women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant should not take this medication.
It is not known whether VPXL passes into breast milk. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
How do I take VPXL?
Take VPXL exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
VPXL can be taken with or without food.
Do not take this medicine more than once a day. Allow 24 hours to pass between doses.
Call your doctor if you have any questions about how to take VPXL.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of VPXL, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.
What should I avoid while taking VPXL?
Do not take VPXL if you are also using a nitrate drug for chest pain or heart problems. This includes nitroglycerin, isosorbide dinitrate, and isosorbide mononitrate. Nitrates are also found in some recreational drugs such as amyl nitrate or nitrite ("poppers"). Taking VPXL with a nitrate medicine can cause a sudden and serious decrease in blood pressure.
Do not use other ED medications or ED treatments while taking VPXL.
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while being treated with VPXL.
Grapefruit can increase the amount of this medication in your bloodstream. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.
Avoid using other medications to treat impotence, such as alprostadil or yohimbine, without first talking to your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about VPXL.
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