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I have mitral valve prolapse. Can i take levitra?

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Posted on Tue, 11 Dec 2012 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: I have mitral valve prolaspse can i take levitra?
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Answered by Dr. Anantharamakrishnan 2 hours later
Hi friend,
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Yes, You can...
(You can take Levitra)

Fast heart rate, low blood pressure are known side effects and can occasionally occur.
Its use in combination with - nitrates or amiodarone – is absolutely contraindicated.

     The general dose is 10 mg. You start 2.5 mg and see.
     If there is no benefit and there are no untoward events, – step up to 5 mg next time.
     On the same principles, on subsequent occasion, 10 mg may be used.


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Wishing speedy recovery
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