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Doctor insights on: Alprostadil Dosage

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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

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Alprostadil (Definition)

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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?

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.

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?

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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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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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

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Edex (Definition)

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