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Doctor insights on: Alprostadil Side Effects

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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. Alvin Lin
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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?

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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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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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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