Revatio Oral Tablet 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Revatio: Oral tablet (20mg)

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Revatio 20mg Tab
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PFIZER  |  RVT 20

What is this Medicine?

SILDENAFIL (sil DEN a fil) is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. This is a serious heart and lung condition. This medicine helps to improve symptoms and quality of life.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Revatio: Oral tablet(20mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Revatio 20mg Tablet

NDC: 000694190
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pulmonary Hypertension

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Revatio 20mg Tablet
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Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: PFIZER  |  RVT 20
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Revatio 20mg Tablet

Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Tendon Rupture Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding In The Brain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Sodium Levels Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cataracts Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Testicular Swelling Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Joint Inflammation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Orgasm Dysfunction Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Large Pupil Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Reflexes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperesthesia Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
<25.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diabetes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bladder Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Muscle Disease Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Bone Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Block Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding In Eye Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
3.0-11.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
7.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
9.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
16.0-57.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Revatio 20mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Revatio 20mg Tablet(Sildenafil Citrate)
Grapefruit juice and Sildenafil Citrate(Sildenafil Citrate)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of Sildenafil. Do not significantly alter grapefruit juice intake while taking this drug, or avoid grapefruit juice if possible. When taking Sildenafil, contact your prescriber immediately if you experience chest pain, dizziness, fainting or falling spells, palpitations, shortness of breath, or a change in your usual heart beat (fast, slow, or irregular heart beat).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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