What is Caverta used for?
Caverta is prescribed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It is also indicated for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This medication relaxes muscles in the penis and increases blood flow in it, thereby helping men to achieve and maintain an erection. Caverta does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What are the side effects of Caverta?
Like other medicines, Caverta can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Caverta are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Caverta cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Caverta develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Caverta can cause side effects such as back pain, upset stomach, stuffy nose, headache, blurred vision, and flushing in your face, neck, or chest. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Caverta.
What is the recommended dosage of Caverta?
The dosage of Caverta prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label
What if you overdose on Caverta?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Caverta, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Caverta?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Caverta.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Caverta, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Caverta can interact with heart or blood pressure medications, antidepressants, antibiotics, antifungal medications, and HIV/AIDS medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Caverta?
Is it possible for me to take Caverta with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Caverta?
What are the possible drug interactions of Caverta?
How will Caverta work in my body?
How should Caverta be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Caverta drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Caverta is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.