Penile pain, Frequent and excessive erections of penis, Bruised penis, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Headache, Muscle cramp, Skin scar, Skin swelling, Skin discolouration, Injection site bruise, Testicular pain, Brain haemorrhage, Urethral bleeding, Peyronie disease, Vaginal itching
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. What is alprostadil used for/ what is alprostadil injection?
Alprostadil is used in adult males to treat erectile dysfunction including weak erections or impotence. It may also be used in diagnosis of erectile dysfunction
Q. Is alprostadil safe/ why does alprostadil cause apnea?
Alprostadil is safe if used at recommended dosage and duration. Apnea is not reported as side effect when used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Always consult your doctor before its use
Q. How effective is alprostadil/ does alprostadil work/ does alprostadil gel work?
Alprostadil is effective if used at recommended dosage and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. How is alprostadil administered?
Alprostadil is either injected into the penis or used as a urethral suppository (pellet to be placed into the urinary opening of the penis). Consult your doctor regarding administration of alprostadi
Q. How is alprostadil stored?
Alprostadil injections (with suspensions) can be stored below or at 25°C for 24 hrs. Urethral stick in unopened pouches is stored in a refrigerator (2-8oC). Prior to use you may remove them from the refrigerator and store them at room temperature (not above 30oC) for a maximum of 14 days.