Drug interactions between sildenafil and vardenafil
Interactions between your drugs
- Sildenafil is in the following drug classes: agents for pulmonary hypertension, impotence agents.
- Sildenafil is used to treat the following conditions:
- Vardenafil is a member of the drug class impotence agents.
- Vardenafil is used to treat Erectile Dysfunction.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: sildenafil
If you are receiving therapy with sildenafil you should avoid the regular consumption of large amounts of grapefruits and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit can raise the levels of sildenafil in your body and delay the time it takes for the medication to work. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.
Applies to: vardenafil
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as vardenafil. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with vardenafil. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with vardenafil, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
Erectile dysfunction agents
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'erectile dysfunction agents' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'erectile dysfunction agents' category:
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.