... of course) would it still work of would this be dangerous
This would be dangerous and ineffective. The danger is in the high likelihood of getting an infection. The ineffectiveness is that you want the medicine to act on parts of your body that require you to absorb it and you are not going to absorb much in your urinary tract. This is an exit from the body, not an entrance, nor does it absorb like your small intestines do.
If you're taking alprostadil for erectile dysfunction, you need your small intestine to absorb it and eventually deliver it to your veins and muscles in your penis. It will never get there from your urethra.
Here's how Alprostadil works: it relaxes blood vessels and muscles in the penis. This increases blood flow into the penis, causing an erection.
It was wise of you to ask first.
- Alprostadil Information for Consumers
- Alprostadil Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Alprostadil (detailed)
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