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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: I have been using EDEX for 2 or 3 years. At first there was very little pain, but now the pain approaches severe. I am using the maximum dosage, and I do get an erection, but sometimes my erection peters out (pun intended), and also it has become more difficult to achieve an orgasm. I also use MUSE sometimes, and although it is not as effective as EDEX, it damn sure does not hurt as much as EDEX. I am 74 yrs. YOUNG!.
Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: I have type 2 diabetes and I have had 2 emergency discectomy's. I was having major erectile dysfunction issues. Long story short, went to doc. He gave me 'truth Serum" injection (my word for EDEX), because he had to measure both flaccid( no problem there) and erect, hence the "serum". Told me to go into waiting room. Not fully knowing what was about to happen, it felt like the incredible hulk had managed to get into my shorts. It was amazing. Not only was I alive, ALIVE!! I honestly felt 18 again ( 48 currently).
Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: Viagra never worked. Cialis worked partially. I tried the Edex 20 mcg and was amazed at how well it works! I read the instructions two or three times to ensure I understood all. Took time to locate a good spot and avoiding the veins. I was surprised at how little pain there is with the needle (my biggest apprehension) and I did not get any bruising or discoloration at the injection site. Some minor aching, which maybe will go away with further use.
Onset took about 4 minutes and full onset within 10-11 minutes. I would rate the erection at about 80%; I am going to try the 40 mcg. dosage, to see if I can attain closer to 95-100%. Many who post here do not discuss dosage levels?
I am age 66. I wish I had tried this earlier!
Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: I tried Edex for the first time last weekend. I was given the 10mcg and it did not do anything. I don't know who was more disappointed me or my wife. This weekend we will try a 20mcg.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: After having my prostrate removed, I could not get an erection. Viagra and Cialis did not work. The next step was injections, which the Dr. recommended Edex. The injection was painless and I had a great erection. I had an erection for 6 hours, which I have to tell you, it is not a pleasure, but after reducing the dose in half it's much better. I highly recommend Edex. The Dr. gave me an Edex card, which took care of the co-pay and ended up costing me nothing.
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Review by happycustomer (taken for less than 1 month):
Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: Used Edex for the first time today. I'm 52. I have low testosterone (350), but no other chronic health issues. My erectile dysfunction is mostly psychological. Doctor gave me a few 20mcg samples. Decided to use a very small dose (about 0.25ml or about 5mcg) since it was my first use. Had a nice hard erection in about 3 minutes, and it lasted about 60 mins. Needle insertion was painless. Small bruise at the insertion site. No pain at all, until about 45 minutes into my erection when I started to have a dull pain in the shaft of my penis. I assume that was due to being erect for 60 mins for the first time in 20 years. Edex was easy to use, worked great for me. Try it !
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: Excellent results in the first try; removing years of disappointments. As a diabetic, the use of needles is not new but I was unsure of this location and possible errors. It was easy, accurate and without side effects.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: Tried it last night with great trepidation. I am generally a nervous guy about everything and had high apprehension about injecting myself, getting a 10 hour boner, etc. Happy to say that it was super easy to use. I got a 10Mcg kit and was afraid of a priapus so I injected 5mcg (which you can do). I carefully put pressure on the area I injected for a few minutes and got no bruising. I only got very slight burning that lasted 30 seconds and went away with the aforementioned gentle pressure. Got a wonderful erection that lasted about 2 hours. I was glad I didn't inject the whole ten mcgs! Didn't need to. I am 62 and I think most of my problem is psychological. Sometimes Viagra just won't work for.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: I use EDEX 40mg and take a 10 mg Levitra. I can sustain an erection easily for one hour. I hold off climax as long as possible. When I feel that I may lose my erection
I hasten to a climax. Usually stays erect for a little while after climax. I am pretty satisfied with the product.
No side effects from EDEX but have a heavy head from the Levitra. I am 75.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: Sometimes causes a small bruise (pencil point size) to as large as 1 inch by 4 inches (twice). Must add, very infrequently bruised, as I've learned to be careful at the injection site. Been using 40mg Edex for about 6 years. Like it better than Caverject (5 years) for ease of injection and preparation. Twice had gotten bent needles, but called Edex, and the medication was replaced free through my provider. Sometimes use a "ring" with the medication. Gave a 9 instead of 10 because of bruising.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: The only thing keeping me from giving it a 10 is the price. At $25.00/injection it's a little much. I get the 20mcg and use 1/2 pre-shot.The pain is a lot less if you use insealant needles. It works for me every time.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: Tested today with the urologist. I'm a 38 year old diabetic in great shape actually but have erectile dysfunction and nothing seems to work. They prescribed a 20mcg of Edex. We tried it at 10mcg. Seems to work really well.
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Edex (alprostadil) for Erectile Dysfunction: The drug has been consistently effective for me at 20mcg. I find the provided injector is much more difficult to use for a low-pain injection than the one provided with 'Caverject'.
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