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Stendra is the brand version of Avanafil, an oral vasodilator that treats erectile dysfunction by relaxing muscles. It improves blood flow to the penis, resulting in longer-lasting erections.

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About Stendra

How does it work?

This erectile dysfunction treatment relaxes the blood vessels in the penis, increasing blood flow.  It helps people assigned male at birth achieve and maintain an erection when sexually stimulated.

What does it treat?

This medication treats erectile dysfunction, which occurs when the penis experiences problems getting or keeping an erection firm enough for sexual intercourse. It increases blood to flow into the penis, leading to a longer-lasting erection during intimacy.

What forms does it come in?

This medication is typically available as an erectile dysfunction pill that you swallow with water. It comes in different strengths—follow your healthcare provider’s prescribing instructions carefully.

Stendra vs. Avanafil

Avanafil is the generic medication name, while Stendra is a brand name for a specific version of Avanafil. Both medications are essentially the same, and work in a similar way to treat erectile dysfunction.

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Common Questions

Stendra prescription FAQ

What are the benefits of taking Stendra?
  • Helps maintain erections
  • Fast acting
  • Works within 15-30 minutes
  • Take it with or without food
Who should not take this medication?
  • People taking nitrates
  • People with heart problems
  • People with a history of priapism
  • People who are allergic to this medication’s ingredients

If you have any of these conditions, speak with your medical provider before starting this medication.

How do you take this medication?

Typically, you take this erectile dysfunction treatment by mouth about 45 to 60 minutes before you’re ready for sexual activity. Follow your licensed provider's instructions for the optimal dose and timing for your situation.

What happens if I miss a dose?

It's generally not a big problem, especially when Stendra is taken “as needed” (not on a regular dosing schedule) prior to intimacy (before sexual activity). Do not take two doses of Stendra at the same time to make up for the missed dose.

It's important not to take more than one dose of Stendra within a 24-hour period, as taking too much of this medication can increase the chances of experiencing side effects. It’s best to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions to avoid side effects.

What happens if I take too much?

Taking too much of this medication can increase the risk of side effects like dizziness, headache and low blood pressure. If you have taken more than directed and are experiencing symptoms, call your medical provider or local poison control center (800-222-1222) right away.

Can I get Stendra online?

You can—with a confidential, convenient Dr. B consultation. A licensed medical provider will review your health information and, if appropriate, send an online prescription or refill to your pharmacy of choice.

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Side Effects

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Not everyone will experience side effects when using this erectile dysfunction pill. When they do present, they’re usually not serious. Possible side effects can include:

  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Stuffy nose
  • Dizziness

If you experience severe side effects like a prolonged and painful erection (known as priapism) that lasts for more than four hours (even without being turned on), sudden loss of vision or heart-related issues—or other serious symptoms—contact your health provider or pharmacist right away.

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