Treating high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension [PAH]). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Revatio is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor. It works by relaxing and dilating the blood vessels in the lungs. This lowers the blood pressure in the lungs and helps to improve your ability to exercise.
Revatio is a PDE type 5 inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure in the blood vessels between the heart and lungs. It reduces pulmonary blood pressure by widening the blood vessels. To treat certain forms of impotence (specifically erectile dysfunction in men), Revatio is prescribed by the medical practitioners. Revatio is also known to increase the exercising capacity in men and women.