Drug InteractionsRevatio can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Revatio Drug Interactions for more information).
Important Information for Your Healthcare ProviderYou should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Had a heart attack, stroke, or irregular heartbeats in the past six months
- Chest pain (angina)
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Blood circulation problems
- A disease called pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD)
- A history of vision problems, such as loss of eyesight
- An eye problem called retinitis pigmentosa
- Any problem with the shape of your penis
- Dehydration, which occurs when you lose a large amount of fluids, such as when you experience vomiting, diarrhea, or excess sweating without drinking enough liquids
- A stomach ulcer
- Sickle cell anemia
- Cancer of the blood cells or bone marrow, such as multiple myeloma or leukemia
- A history of a prolonged or painful erection (priapism)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Revatio and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Revatio and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, nitrates, medications for erectile dysfunction (impotence), vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Revatio Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)