When and How to Take ItSome general considerations for when and how to take Revatio include the following:
- Revatio is available in the form of a tablet and as an intravenous (IV) injection. The injectable form is for people who are unable to take medications by mouth.
- Revatio tablets are taken by mouth three times a day, with approximately four to six hours between doses. Revatio intravenous injections are administered three times a day.
- This medication can be taken with or without food. Try taking it with food if it seems to bother your stomach.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
Dosing InformationThere is only one standard recommended dosage for Revatio, regardless of your age or weight. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
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Side Effects of Revatio
Just like any medicine, Revatio can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. Most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Some of the most common side effects of Revatio include but are not limited to:
- Flushing or a sudden reddening of the face, neck, or upper chest area
- Indigestion or heartburn
- Nasal congestion
- Abnormal vision.
(Click Revatio Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)