How Long Does Levitra Last?
Typically, Levitra lasts about four hours, though it starts to lose its effectiveness after a couple of hours. However, there are many factors that can increase or decrease how long it lasts. For example, if you take Levitra with a high-fat meal, you may find that it doesn't last as long.
Many people considering Levitra® (vardenafil HCL) wonder how long it lasts. Levitra will generally last for about four hours, though it starts to lose its effectiveness after a couple of hours.
The time it takes for Levitra to start working will also vary. It is recommended that you take Levitra one hour prior to sexual activity. For some people, however, Levitra is most effective after 30 minutes.
There are a number of factors that can increase or decrease how long Levitra lasts. Some factors that increase the amount of time Levitra stays in the body include:
- Being over the age of 65
- Having severe liver disease, such as cirrhosis
- Taking certain medicines (see Levitra Drug Interactions).
There are also factors that can decrease how long the drug lasts. One such factor is taking Levitra with a high-fat meal.