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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
168 doctors shared insights

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

Dr. James Chapman
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Caverject (Definition)

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Edex (Definition)

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