Alprostadil is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) and to help diagnose certain causes of this disorder. Alprostadil is also used to improve blood flow in newborn babies with a certain genetic heart condition. This alprostadil medication guide addresses only the adult male use of this medication in erectile disorders. Alprostadil relaxes blood vessels and muscles in the penis. This increases blood flow into the penis, causing an erection. Alprostadil may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Edex treats erectile problems in men. It can also be used in diagnosing erectile dysfunction. It is a prostaglandin as it works by relaxing some muscles in the penis. It also widens blood vessels by increasing the flow of blood to the penis and causing an erection. Once the effect wears off, the normality of the blood flow returns the erection disappears. You should avoid using Edex if allergic to any of its ingredients. You should also avoid it if you have blood problems like sickle cell trait, sickle cell anemia, and leukemia.
Edex is used to treat erectile dysfunction (male sexual function problems). It is in a class of medicines known as prostaglandins. Edex works by relaxing certain muscles found in the penis. The drug also widens blood vessels, an action that leads to an increase in blood flow to the penis. When there is a boost in the volume of blood reaching the penis, a man is able to have and maintain an erection firm enough for penetration. Edex is not used by men with penile implants. It is typically administered as an injection into the penis as directed by your health care professional.