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What is the definition or description of: Caverject (alprostadil) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Caverject (alprostadil) allergy?

See below: First of all you're too young to use caaverjet and I really think what you mean by a sensitivity is more like a long direction which can be a serious situation that need medical attention right away ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Using muse (alprostadil) for mens erection. Is it ok for diabetic people?

Using muse (alprostadil) for mens erection. Is it ok for  diabetic people?

Yes!: Check out http://www.Muserx.Com/hcc/about-muse (alprostadil)/could-muse (alprostadil)-be-right-for-you.Aspx which states that muse (alprostadil) may be right for someone w/diabetes! check out http://www.Muserx.Com/hcc/considerations-for-using-muse (alprostadil)/who-should-not-use-muse (alprostadil).Aspx for a short list of those who shouldn't use muse (alprostadil). ...Read more

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Do a lot of people use caverject (alprostadil) (prostaglandine1) for impotence? How effective is this?

Do a lot of people use caverject (alprostadil) (prostaglandine1) for impotence? How effective is this?

FDA approved: Medications have to be proven effective in one way or another before FDA will approve them. So yes, Caverject (alprostadil) is effective at treating erectile dysfunction. However, it does require injection so it's less popular than oral PDE-5 inhibitors eg Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Staxyn & Viagra. Muse is intraurethral suppository form of alprostadil. Benefit of alprostadil is use in conjunction w/nitrate ...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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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 "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?

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)?

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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Has anyone heard of erectile prescription called muse (alprostadil)?

Has anyone heard of erectile prescription called muse (alprostadil)?

Yes: It is an alternative treatment to the oral drugs. It is placed inside your pee hole when you want sex. Go to http://www.Muserx.Com/hcc/about-muse/how-to-use-muse.Aspx for instructions on use. Talk to your doc about all your options (and side effects of each). ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Alprostadil (Definition)

Alprostadil is an erectile stimulator which is a ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Caverject (Definition)

Caverject is an erectile stimulator which is a ...Read more