Diseases Symptoms Drugs Injuries Surgeries Vitamins Pediatric Symptoms
  home         about us         support center         contact us         terms of service         site map


Brand & Generic Names

Cerespan Pavarine
Genabid Pavased
Pavabid Pavatine
Pavabid Plateau Caps Pavatym
Pavacot Paverolan

Basic Information

  • Habit forming? No
  • Prescription needed? Yes
  • Available as generic? Yes
  • Drug class: Vasodilator


  • May improve poor circulation in the extremities or brain.
  • Injected into penis to produce erections.

Dosage & Usage Information

How to take:
Tablet--Swallow with liquid or food to lessen stomach irritation. If you can't swallow whole, crumble tablet and take with liquid or food.
Extended-release capsules--Swallow whole with liquid.
Injections to penis--Follow doctor's instructions.

When to take:
At the same times each day.

If you forget a dose:
Take as soon as you remember up to 2 hours late. If more than 2 hours, wait for next scheduled dose (don't double this dose).

What drug does:
Relaxes and expands blood vessel walls, allowing better distribution of oxygen and nutrients.

Time lapse before drug works:
30 to 60 minutes.

Don't take with:
Non-prescription drugs without consulting doctor.
Any other medicine without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.


Weakness, fainting, flush, sweating, stupor, irregular heartbeat.


  • Dial 911 (emergency) or O (operator) for an ambulance or medical help. Then give first aid immediately.
  • See EMERGENCY Information.

Possible Adverse Reactions or Side Effects


    None expected.


  • Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, flushed face, stomach irritation, indigestion, nausea, mild constipation.
  • Dry mouth, throat.


    Rash, itchy skin, blurred or double vision, weakness, fast heartbeat.



Warnings & Precautions

Don't take if:
You are allergic to papaverine.

Before you start, consult your doctor:

  • If you plan to become pregnant within medication period.
  • If you have had a heart attack, heart disease, angina or stroke.
  • If you have Parkinson's disease.

Over age 60:
Adverse reactions and side effects may be more frequent and severe than in younger persons.

Studies not done on harm to unborn child. Consult your doctor.

Drug may filter into milk. May harm child. Avoid.

Infants & children:
Not recommended.

Prolonged use:
No problems expected.

Skin & sunlight:
No problems expected.

Driving, piloting or hazardous work:
Don't drive or pilot aircraft until you learn how medicine affects you. Don't work around dangerous machinery. Don't climb ladders or work in high places. Danger increases if you drink alcohol or take medicine affecting alertness and reflexes, such as antihistamines, tranquilizers, sedatives, pain medicine, narcotics and mind-altering drugs.

May be unnecessary to finish medicine. If drug does not help in 1 to 2 weeks, consult doctor about discontinuing.


  • Periodic liver function tests recommended.
  • Internal eye pressure measurements recommended if you have glaucoma.

Possible Interaction with Other Drugs

------------------------ -----------------------
Levodopa Decreased levodopa effect.
Narcotics* Increased sedation.
Pain relievers* Increased sedation.
Pergolide Decreased pergolide effect.
Sedatives* Increased sedation.
Sympathomimetics* Reversal of the effect of
Tranquilizers* Increased sedation.

Possible Interaction with Other Substances

--------------- ---------------
Alcohol: None expected.
Beverages: None expected.
Cocaine: Decreased papaverine effect.
Foods: None expected.
Marijuana: None expected.
Tobacco: Decrease in papaverine's dilation
of blood vessels.

Dserun mollit anim id est laborum. Lorem ipsum and sunt in culpa qui officias deserunt mollit. Excepteur plus sint occaecat the best cupidatat nonr proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. September 24, 2004
read more


Excepteur plus sint occaecat the best cupidatat nonr proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit.
Support forums
Help desk
home       about us      affiliates     contact us       terms of service      

© 2005 All right reserved