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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Alprostadil (Overview)

Alprostadil is an erectile stimulator which is a kind of urology drug.


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Where can I purchase alprostadil?

Where can I purchase alprostadil?

Any pharmacy: Alprostadil is prescription medication that requires a physician's evaluation. It can be purchased at any pharmacy for either intraurethral and intracavernosal use. It's also used in children w/patent ductus arteriosus. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Alprostadil (Overview)

Alprostadil is an erectile stimulator which is a kind of urology drug.


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Has anyone prescribed caverject (alprostadil) and did it work?

Has anyone prescribed caverject (alprostadil) and did it work?

It Works!: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medications like viagra (sildenafil) or cialis. The first dose is usually administered by a doctor in the office to see how you respond and to demonstrate how it is used. Most men can eventually work up the nerve to use it if nothing else has worked. ...Read more

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Who uses alprostadil?

Who uses alprostadil?

Erectile Dysfunction: Men w/erectile dysfunction often use some form of Alprostadil if they don't respond to oral pde-5 inhibitors like cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. Men w/ed who also take nitrates are forbidden from taking pde-5 inhibitors and thus must use Alprostadil or some other therapeutic ed option. Alprostadil can be placed intraurethral or injected intracavernosal. Ask your family doc for options. ...Read more

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How effective is limaprost -alprostadil analogue in cervical herniated nucleus pulposus? My doctor gave me limaprost 30micro and prostaglandin 10mg

How effective is limaprost -alprostadil analogue in cervical herniated nucleus pulposus? My doctor gave me limaprost 30micro and prostaglandin 10mg

Herniated disc: Limaprost is a derivative of prostaglandin E-1 which is a potent vasodilator and inhibitor of platelet clumping or aggregation. In some cases of mild to moderate compression Limaprost works well. However most research does not support a clinical benefit. ...Read more

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Edex (alprostadil) only gives me an erection 25% of the time. Would another medication work better?

Edex (alprostadil) only gives me an erection 25% of the time. Would another medication work better?

Anatomy Counts: Edex (alprostadil) is an injectable option for men who do not respond to, or are not candidates for, oral erectile dysfunction therapy. Improper site injection is the most common cause for it not to work. To ensure safe and effective use of Edex you should be thoroughly instructed and trained in the self-injection technique before you begin intracavernous treatment with Edex at home. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could edex be used combination viagra (sildenafil) successfully or can they only be used separately?

Please tell me, could edex be used combination viagra (sildenafil) successfully or can they only be used separately?

Edex (alprostadil): Edex or any injectable agent can be used with an oral agent such as Viagra (sildenafil). You should consult with your urology which doses are the best ...Read more

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What is "caverject"?

What is "caverject"?

Prescription ED med: Caverject is a brand of injectable alprostadil. Edex is a competing brand. Both must be injected into the penis in order to obtain an erection. Alprostadil is also available as an intraurethral form that's placed in the pee hole. These are alternatives to the more common cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. Alprostadil can be used in conjunction w/nitrates whereas the oral meds cannot. ...Read more

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Who uses alprostadil?

Erectile Dysfunction: Men w/erectile dysfunction often use some form of Alprostadil if they don't respond to oral pde-5 inhibitors like cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. Men w/ed who also take nitrates are forbidden from taking pde-5 inhibitors and thus must use Alprostadil or some other therapeutic ed option. Alprostadil can be placed intraurethral or injected intracavernosal. Ask your family doc for options. ...Read more

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Who makes alprostadil in us?

Who makes alprostadil in us?

Several companies: Meda makes intraurethral Alprostadil marketed as muse (formerly made by vivus). Pfizer makes intracavernosal Alprostadil marketed as caverject. Actient makes its Edex brand of intracavernosal alprostadil. Pfizer also makes Prostin VR Pediatric which is an IV form of Alprostadil for treating newborns w/patent ductus arteriosus. ...Read more

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Where can I purchase alprostadil?

Any pharmacy: Alprostadil is prescription medication that requires a physician's evaluation. It can be purchased at any pharmacy for either intraurethral and intracavernosal use. It's also used in children w/patent ductus arteriosus. ...Read more

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Where can I get alprostadil creme?

Compound Pharmacy: Best place would be to find a good compound pharmacy. You'll need a prescription, usually from a urologist and need to understand this is considered "off-label" use of the medication. @thepeedoc www. Peedoc. Com ...Read more

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Experience with caverject (alprostadil)? Not sure I can do it.

It Works!: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medications like viagra (sildenafil) or cialis. The first dose is usually administered by a doctor in the office to see how you respond and to demonstrate how it is used. Most men can eventually work up the nerve to use it if nothing else has worked. ...Read more

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Has anyone prescribed caverject (alprostadil) and did it work?

It Works!: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medications like viagra (sildenafil) or cialis. The first dose is usually administered by a doctor in the office to see how you respond and to demonstrate how it is used. Most men can eventually work up the nerve to use it if nothing else has worked. ...Read more

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Please tell me can edex be used combination viagra (sildenafil) successfully?

Please tell me can edex be used combination viagra (sildenafil) successfully?

Edex (alprostadil): Edex can be used with an oral agent such as Viagra (sildenafil). I would be careful as to the dose that is used. The oral and injection can act together and cause a prolonged erection known as priapism (erection longer than 4 hours). I usually tell patients to increase to edex first before trying an oral agent in addition ...Read more

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Please tell me, could edex be used combination viagra (sildenafil) successfully or can they only be used separately?

Edex (alprostadil): Edex or any injectable agent can be used with an oral agent such as Viagra (sildenafil). You should consult with your urology which doses are the best ...Read more

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Is alprostadil cream effective?

Is alprostadil cream effective?

Maybe but for what?: Alprostadil cream is undergoing fda required studies sponsored by apricus biosciences which wants to market it as vitaros for the treatment of erectile dysfunction or impotence. ...Read more

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Is alprostadil cream available online?

Is alprostadil cream available online?

Maybe but need rx: Alprostadil is a prescription only medication. The fda has not yet approved a cream version (vivus is studying vitaros) so you won't find it at your neighborhood cvs, target or walgreens. However, a compounding pharmacy might be able to make it for you as directed by a physician's prescription. I really wouldn't trust the online places that offer to sell it to you w/o doctor's visit/prescription. ...Read more

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Edex (alprostadil) only gives me an erection some of the time.?

Edex (alprostadil) only gives me an erection some of the time.?

Anatomy Counts: Edex (alprostadil) is an injectable option for men who do not respond to, or are not candidates for, oral erectile dysfunction therapy. Improper site injection is the most common cause for it not to work. To ensure safe and effective use of Edex you should be thoroughly instructed and trained in the self-injection technique before you begin intracavernous treatment with Edex at home. ...Read more

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I'm turning 87 in 10 days. Can muse (alprostadil) help me at all?

I'm turning 87 in 10 days. Can muse (alprostadil) help me at all?

Yes: Muse (alprostadil) is a very good option with no systemic side effects. Its only downside is its cost. See if your urologist can give you a sample before you buy. ...Read more

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What is the drug that causes the effect in ED drug muse (alprostadil)?

What is the drug that causes the effect in ED drug muse (alprostadil)?

Alprostadil: Go to www. Muserx. Com for more information on alprostadil. By the way, the same medication, alprostadil, can also be injected into the penis for even better/stronger effect as caverject. Find out more information at www. Caverject. Com. There are also compounded versions of these drugs at specialty compounding pharmacies & clinics. ...Read more

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Edex (alprostadil) only gives me an erection 25% of the time. Would another medication work better?

Anatomy Counts: Edex (alprostadil) is an injectable option for men who do not respond to, or are not candidates for, oral erectile dysfunction therapy. Improper site injection is the most common cause for it not to work. To ensure safe and effective use of Edex you should be thoroughly instructed and trained in the self-injection technique before you begin intracavernous treatment with Edex at home. ...Read more

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What is "edex" I hear my friend talk about?

What is "edex" I hear my friend talk about?

Rx for ED: Edex (alprostadil for injection) is an injectable option for men who do not respond to, or are not candidates for, oral erectile dysfunction therapy. Edex is indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction due to neurogenic, vasculogenic, psychogenic, or mixed etiology. Edex is supplied in a convenient dual-chamber injection system and does not require refrigeration. Alprostadil is identical t. ...Read more

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Does caverject (alprostadil) help with sexual performance?

Yes: Caverjet & Edex are brand names of injectable Alprostadil for use in erectile dysfunction, otherwise known as impotence. Alprostadil is also available as an intraurethral pellet sold as muse. Alprostadil in any form is a great option for those men w/ed who also take nitrates which can't be used w/oral ed drugs such as cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. ...Read more

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Will caverject (alprostadil) conquer performance anxiety ed?

Will caverject (alprostadil) conquer performance anxiety ed?

Yes: Caverject is injected into the shaft of the penis and is designed to maintain erections and it works very well. It is usually second line to medications like viagra (sildenafil) or cialis. The first dose is usually administered by a doctor in the office to see how you respond and to demonstrate how it is used. Most men can eventually work up the nerve to use it if nothing else has worked. ...Read more

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How do you use a male enhancement drug called muse (alprostadil)?

Very carefully!: Unlike viagra (sildenafil) & its competitors which are all swallowed, muse is an intraurethral form of alprostadiol (as opposed to the injected form, caverject). Check out http://www. Muserx. Com/hcc/about-muse/how-to-use-muse. Aspx for step-by-step directions on how to use muse as well as a training video to watch. ...Read more

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Do you know how to use a male enhancement drug called muse (alprostadil)?

Do you know how to use a male enhancement drug called muse (alprostadil)?

Place into urethra: Muse (alprostadil) is an ed drug that is placed into your urethra (pee hole). Go to http://www. Muse (alprostadil)rx. Com/hcc/about-muse/how-to-use-muse. Aspx for instructions on use. It's no better than any other ed medication but rather an alternative if the oral drugs don't work for you. Talk to your doc about all your options (including side effects of each). ...Read more

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63 yrs had prostatectomy @ 55 on lupron (leuprolide) would caverject help me?

63 yrs had prostatectomy @ 55 on lupron (leuprolide) would caverject help me?

Possibly: Erectile dysfunction following prostate cancer surgery is due to multiple factors including damage to nerves, blood vessel dysfunction, etc. Ed can be worsened if hormone ablation is required for recurrent disease also leading to low libido. If you have failed oral therapy, vacuum device, then intracavernosal injection therapy (caverject) may help. See your urologist to discuss further. ...Read more

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Where that I can get and buy the caverject (alprostadil) injection without prescription online?

You should not.: I do not know if the are avaiable, but it technically is illegal to import this drug. Canadian pharmacies, ordering online, always require an rx from your doc! If you are trying to save money, you should discuss the option with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is caverject (alprostadil) 40mcg not presented as a dual chamber injection? Why is it necessary for the 20mcg caverject (alprostadil) to be kept in the fridge and not the 40

Why is caverject (alprostadil) 40mcg not presented as a dual chamber injection? Why is it necessary for the 20mcg caverject (alprostadil) to be kept in the fridge and not the 40

May be the same...: They may have the same storage recommendations, according to various websites. Ask the pharmacist to double check. A website for the 40mcg dose says: 24 months storage under refrigerated conditions (2-8°c). After dispensing, 3 months at room temperature (do not store above 25°c), included in 24 months shelf life. After reconstitution, the product may be stored for 6 hours below 25°c. ...Read more

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