REVATIO- sildenafil citrate tablet, film coated
REVATIO- sildenafil citrate injection, solution
REVATIO- sildenafil citrate powder, for suspension
Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
Read this Patient Information before you start taking REVATIO and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or treatment. If you have any questions about REVATIO, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Never take REVATIO with any nitrate or guanylate cyclase stimulator medicines. Your blood pressure could drop quickly to an unsafe level.
Nitrate medicines include:
Guanylate cyclase stimulators include:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure if you are taking a nitrate or a guanylate cyclase stimulator medicine.
What is REVATIO?
REVATIO is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). With PAH, the blood pressure in your lungs is too high. Your heart has to work hard to pump blood into your lungs.
REVATIO improves the ability to exercise and can slow down worsening changes in your physical condition.
REVATIO contains the same medicine as VIAGRA® (sildenafil), which is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence). Do not take REVATIO with VIAGRA or other PDE-5 inhibitors.
Who should not take REVATIO?
Do not take REVATIO if you:
What should I tell my doctor before taking REVATIO?
Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you
Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. REVATIO and certain other medicines can cause side effects if you take them together. The doses of some of your medicines may need to be adjusted while you take REVATIO.
Especially tell your doctor if you take
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines and show it to your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
How should I take REVATIO?
REVATIO may be prescribed to you as
What are the possible side effects of REVATIO?
The most common side effects with REVATIO include:
Nosebleed, headache, upset stomach, getting red or hot in the face (flushing), trouble sleeping, as well as fever, erection increased, respiratory infection, nausea, vomiting, bronchitis, pharyngitis, runny nose, and pneumonia in children.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or doesn't go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of REVATIO. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How should I store REVATIO?
General information about REVATIO
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes that are not in the patient leaflet. Do not use REVATIO for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give REVATIO to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It could harm them.
This patient leaflet summarizes the most important information about REVATIO. If you would like more information about REVATIO talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about REVATIO that is written for health professionals.
For more information go to www.REVATIO.com or call 1-800-879-3477.
Active ingredients: sildenafil citrate
Inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, lactose monohydrate, and triacetin
REVATIO for oral suspension
Active ingredients: sildenafil citrate
Inactive ingredients: sorbitol, citric acid anhydrous, sucralose, sodium citrate dihydrate, xanthan gum, titanium dioxide , sodium benzoate, colloidal silicon dioxide anhydrous, and grape flavor
This product's label may have been updated. For current full prescribing information, please visit www.pfizer.com
This Patient Information has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration