Abdifatah Raymone Jr.
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 Revatio 20 mg is a medication that is used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. This medication is also used to treat pulmonary hypertension. Revatio 20 mg widens the blood vessels of the penis as a result the flow of blood increases in the penis, resulting improvement in erectile dysfunction. 

Revatio 20 mg is not a cure for Erectile Dysfunction rather this medication helps in managing the symptoms of erectile dysfunction.

Generally revatio 20 mg is prescribed to be consumed 3 times in a day orally with or without food. Taking more than that may cause side effects including chest  pain or difficulty in breathing.

Avoid consuming alcohol or grapefruit or grape fruit juice while taking this medication. Consuming these may also cause some serious side effects. 

This Medication involves some serious side effects. They are: 


Abnormal vision






Prolonged erection

Ringing in the ears

Chest pain


Take immediate medical help if you experience any of these serious side effects. 

Some Common side effects may include: 


flushing (warmth or redness in your face/neck/chest),

stuffy nose,


memory problems,

upset stomach,

back pain,

low blood pressure,