Compare Levitra with other erectile dysfunction treatments

Active ingredient
Available doses
Form
Lasts for
Made/marketed by
Pharmacy status
Prices starting at
Works in
Levitra

Levitra

Vardenafil

Lower dose pill. Better option if you're older or have a pre-existing condition like diabetes.

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Vardenafil
10mg
Tablet
4-6 hours
Bayer
S4 (Prescription Only Medicine)
AUD 193.95
25-60 minutes
Viagra

Viagra

Sildenafil

The one you've heard of. Works in 30-60 minutes and lasts for up to 5 hours.

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Sildenafil
100mg
Tablet
2-5 hours
Viatris
S4 (Prescription Only Medicine)
AUD 69.95
30-60 minutes
Sildenafil

Sildenafil

Sildenafil

Like Viagra, but cheaper and works in the same way. Non-branded version of the original ED drug.

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Sildenafil
25mg; 50mg; 100mg
Tablet
2-5 hours
Generic
S4 (Prescription Only Medicine)
AUD 69.95
30-60 minutes
Levitra

Levitra

Vardenafil

Lower dose pill. Better option if you're older or have a pre-existing condition like diabetes.

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Vardenafil
10mg
Tablet
4-6 hours
Bayer
S4 (Prescription Only Medicine)
AUD 193.95
25-60 minutes
Tadalafil

Tadalafil

Tadalafil

Like Cialis, but without the branding (so it's cheaper). 'Weekend' and daily options available.

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Tadalafil
2.5mg; 5mg; 10mg; 20mg
Tablet
36 hours
Generic
S4 (Prescription Only Medicine)
AUD 89.95
30-60 minutes
Cialis

Cialis

Tadalafil

Comes as an on-demand pill that lasts for 36 hours, or as a daily dose that's active all the time.

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Tadalafil
5mg; 10mg; 20mg
Tablet
36 hours
Eli Lilly
S4 (Prescription Only Medicine)
AUD 116.95
30-60 minutes
  1. Manufacturers subject to change.
  2. Start and duration of effects are estimations.
  3. For more detailed information on your medication, read the patient information leaflet.

ED treatment: the basics

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This page was medically reviewed by Dr Daniel Atkinson, GP Clinical Lead on August 02, 2022. Next review due on August 02, 2024.

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It’s estimated that hundreds of millions of men around the world get ED . So it follows that there are quite a lot of different erectile dysfunction treatments available – no one treatment is ever going to work perfectly for everyone.

For the first time user, it might not seem obvious where to start. But luckily, there is a ‘path’ you can follow – starting with a certain type of ED drug if you’re new to treatment, and moving onto other types if these don’t work.

The most common treatment for erectile dysfunction is a type of drug known as a ‘PDE5 inhibitor’, which includes the famous Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil), as well as vardenafil and avanafil. These will all work in largely similar ways, which is to relax the muscles around your penis and increase blood flow, making it easier to achieve an erection when you become aroused.

Usually you’ll need to take these drugs around an hour before you plan to have sex, and they’ll last in your system for around five hours. But some drugs, like Cialis, can be taken daily, or stay in your system for longer – so you can be ‘good to go’ whenever you need to.

Typically, if you’re taking ED drugs for the first time, you’ll be recommended one of sildenafil or tadalafil. This is because they have a proven record of being effective treatments , and come as an oral tablet – meaning many people use them without too much difficulty.

In the table below, you can compare the different ED treatments on offer, and weigh up their pros and cons, so you can see whether they could be right for you.

What’s the best prescription ED medication available?

Everyone is different. So the best ED treatment for you might be completely different to what’s best for someone else. Most ED treatments need a prescription, so it’s important to be honest about your health when you talk to your clinician about treatment options, as well as the extent of your condition. And tell them about any other medications you might be taking – as these could impact your suitability for different treatments.

Keep in mind that whatever treatment you try isn’t guaranteed to work straight away. Finding the right treatment for you can take time, and many people find that their treatment doesn’t start working for them until they’ve tried it a few times. So don’t worry if you’ve tried a treatment a couple of times and it’s not worked – sometimes the third time’s the charm.

Can you get any ED medications over-the-counter?

At the moment, there aren’t any licensed treatments for erectile dysfunction available over the counter in Australia. All erectile dysfunction treatments need to be prescribed to you by a clinician. This ensures your treatment is personalised to your needs, and means you’ll feel more confident you’ve made the right choice.

Our experts can advise you about which drug is best suited to you, and which dose to start on. They’re always on hand to answer any questions about side effects you might have.

What to do if you want to change ED medication

Sometimes a treatment might not work the same way it used to, or you might be struggling with some side effects, or perhaps you’ve been recommended a different treatment by someone else. Whatever the reason, our experts can give you the advice you need.

Talk to us about your health, and we’ll talk you through what options can be most suitable for you. Whether you want to change your dosage, or try a new treatment entirely, we offer a range of treatments on flexible subscriptions. So whichever treatment is right for you, we’ll help you find it.

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