Avana (Avanafil) is an oral medication prescribed to men suffering from erectile dysfunction. It operates by relaxing the smooth muscle in the corpus cavernosum to increase blood flow to the penis. This makes attaining and maintaining an erection easier when accompanied with sexual stimulation. It may be prescribed to be used along with other medications or for other unlisted conditions.
Dosage and Administration
Follow the instructions included with the packaging and provided by your physician to ensure the safest and most effective results while using Avana 100 (Avanafil). It is normally taken thirty minutes before anticipated sexual activity to allow it to begin operating. The typical dosage is one 50mg tablet, but your particular regimen will be based on your health condition, symptoms, and response to similar treatments. Do not attempt to self-medicate or make any unscheduled changes as this may cause serious or unexpected health complications.
Swallow the tablet whole along with a large glass of water. It can be taken on an empty stomach, but a snack or meal may be necessary if you experience nausea. Never crush, split, chew, or dissolve the contents of the tablets prior to use as this may destroy them or alter their effects. It should also be noted that this medication will not cause an erection on its own and must be accompanied by sexual stimulation.
Attend regular appointments with your physician to make sure you are experiencing the correct results from treatment. After observing your progress and response to the medication, you may be instructed to alter the dosage or make other adjustments until the desired effects occur. If you have questions about the medicine prior to administration, ask your pharmacist or physician to ensure the correct usage.
As with any medical treatment, the use of Avana (Avanafil) may cause side effects in some patients. These will not always occur and can vary greatly in severity. If you experience any unusual symptoms that are persistent, intense, or worrying, immediately inform your physician. It may be necessary to reduce your dosage or frequency of administration to prevent further complications. Emergency medical attention may also be required in more serious cases.
Side effects that may occur during use are:
Dizziness or drowsiness
Upset stomach, constipation, or diarrhea
Warmth, tingling, or redness of the face or neck
Cold or flu symptoms (Fever, chills, aches, or sore throat)
Back, joint, or muscle pain
More serious symptoms that may need medical attention include:
Severe light-headedness or fainting
Chest pain, chest tightness, or difficulty breathing
Swelling or pain of the extremities
Vision changes (Blurriness, halos, or loss of vision)
Tinnitus (Ringing in the ears)
Priapism (Erection that is painful or lasts longer than four hours)
Avana (Avanafil) should not be used by women, children, or patients taking other nitrate medications. Also inform your physician if you have other conditions that may cause complications with treatment such as a peptic ulcer, blood cell disorder, physical deformity of the penis, heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, angina, hemophilia, retinitis pigmentosa, directions to not have sexual intercourse, recent heart attack, liver disease, kidney disease, or if you are undergoing dialysis. It may be necessary to reduce your dosage or make other adjustments to prevent these potential problems from occurring.
If you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction, seek emergency medical attention. Possible symptoms include difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, swelling, chest tightness, skin rashes, and hives.
Avana (Avanafil) should only be used as instructed and prescribed by your physician or pharmacist. Do not alter your dosage unless specifically instructed to do so by either of the above. Dosage and usage often depends on the severity of the condition, as well as the patientâ€™s medical history and current health condition.
Before you begin using this medication, ensure your physician is aware of the following:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you have any allergies.
If you have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
If you are using any other drugs or medication.
If you are using any vitamins or supplements.