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User Reviews for Alprostadil to treat Erectile Dysfunction

Also known as: Edex, Caverject, Muse, Prostin VR Pediatric, Caverject Impulse, Edex Refill

Alprostadil has an average rating of 7.2 out of 10 from a total of 139 ratings for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. 63% of those users who reviewed Alprostadil reported a positive effect, while 23% reported a negative effect.

Alprostadil Rating Summary

7.2/10 average rating

139 ratings from 154 user reviews.

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Reviews for Alprostadil

DNM March 13, 2021

Edex (alprostadil): “The last FOUR EDEX injections I used did NOT work; they just made me SWOLLEN! with NO stiffness at all! You would think, that something so expensive would work!! IT works on one's ego and self confidence is really hard to deal with,...not to mention embarrassing! SO,...Why are they not working?”

3 / 10
Almost hung February 19, 2021

Edex (alprostadil): “I'm flying at 3/4's with 20 mg's. It has helped.”

8 / 10
GMan February 13, 2021

Edex (alprostadil): “At 57, after trying all of the pills and having hard erections fade quickly, and unrelated to our excitement, I PLEADED with my Doctor to try Edex. A lot is made of the injection itself. NO PROBLEM! The needle is a tiny. Remember 10 and 2, avoid any visible veins, and don't over insert it. IT WAS 1000 TIMES EASIER AND LESS PAINLESS than I thought it would be. DO hold pressure on injection site for 5min as directed to avoid bruising. I used 20mcg and in 10 min had an 85% teenage erection. It was an amazing, hulk-like, towel-rack erection and stayed that way for 1 hour plus. My girlfriend "got there" eight times and was completely and fully satisfied. As for soreness... I can say my manhood, balls, stomach, and back muscles all feel like they had a "full work-out" last night... this is a wonderful tender feeling! Now looking for coupons. I want to go to work for EDEX and be their Spokesperson or Sales Manager -- This is how much I love this product.”

9 / 10
IrishSam · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 21, 2013

Muse (alprostadil): “Tried this as an alternative to phosphodiesterase inhibitors (Levitra and such, just because I get some side effects from these and wanted to see if got better results for less side effects). Slightly awkward application, sticking a plastic stick down, though I rather like the sensation. Have to say it works REALLY well for me, a bit of penile pain in the area where the pellet is deposited in the urethra, but really quick onset of erection (no need for stimulation at all) and a really firm erection. 500mcg dose is good for me. Also keeps me hard for a good while after climax, so feel ready to go again after a bit of a breather!”

9 / 10
kane · Taken for less than 1 month April 27, 2019

Muse (alprostadil): “After hit or miss experiences with Viagra I tried 250 mg muse and the results are stunning. 5 minutes and notice immediate effects......10 minutes later about 80% erect with zero stimulation. After 20 minutes ready to go. I did notice slight pain (not to the uncomfortable stage) with erection but at 66 years old, it works like nothing else and after ejaculation,about 50% erect and with modest stimulation from partner good to go. Takes about 90 to 120 minutes before wearing off. Works with no viagra like effects (headache) works while drinking. It's a 10 with me.”

itz0161 · Taken for 2 to 5 years October 30, 2014

Edex (alprostadil): “This medicine works amazingly for me. Having had prostate cancer, none of the pills worked with any success. Switched to this and have had amazing success. The only issue I ever had was a blood pressure med conflicted with it and seemed to stop working . After consulting with uroligist he suggested that may be the issue. GP changed blood pressure med and it started working again. I use it roughly 3x per week and never have issues. I am 53 years old and my significant other is constantly remarking that men my age cannot perform like this on a consistent basis. Erection usually last 2 - 3 hours and I am able to perform multiple times in that time periold. Highly recommend.”

10 / 10
Lavell · Taken for 2 to 5 years January 21, 2021

Muse (alprostadil): “After trying Silendafil and Cialis after Prostate Surgery neither worked for me. Using the Caverject Injection was good but not a big fan of the needle. Using the 500 Muse was great for me. Little pain during insert, but got a really good hard on. I will continue to use if effective, if not surgery for me. I do recommend this product if your insurance pays for it. Mines is free with the Veterans Administration.”

7 / 10
Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 4, 2012

Edex (alprostadil): “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.”

10 / 10
Auzzi · Taken for less than 1 month November 10, 2014

Edex (alprostadil): “Wow.... Had Prostrate cancer and it was removed 13 months ago. Was still waiting for my erections to start but nothing. My doctor prescribed Viagra as well as using a pump. Viagra helped in getting the erection up but it would never stay. Would just as one would say peter out in a min. I also was prescribed some suppository things but the cost was out of this world. So next he had me try this EDEX. Wow, it works like all the above good ratings. Erection was up in under 10 min and lasted about 3 hours (great huh).... only problem was the pain. I was given the lowest amount... Guess its not for me. 10 was because it works, a 3 because of pain.”

10 / 10
Rayb March 1, 2019

Muse (alprostadil): “I had prostate surgery in 2009 and had used Muse for ten years. I had tried everything from injections, pills, pumps and now medical Muse. The key is to determine what works for you. When I first began to use this medication I used a penis pump. The pump comes with different size rings for your penis. I pumped the penis up, then remove it out of the pump and I insert the Muse into the head of the penis and re-pump. After 8 mins or so I slide the ring off the pump on to the shaft or base of the penis. The penis will stay hard and the ring will help keep the blood inside the penis. Best position is standing over the bed while your partner lay on the bed. Side effects for me are; a little discomfort in the groin area (but hell, it's worth it) also swelling of veins in the lower left leg. Women don't care how you get it hard, as long as you get it hard. I honestly had no complain. PS, use your pump ever day to mimic a hard-on that we use to get every morning.. " keep that thang alive "!”

7 / 10
First Ascent · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 19, 2016

Muse (alprostadil): “Worked fantastically. I have tried Caverject since and it worked ok but had a semi that lasted about 3 hours and the injection site was painful. I've also tried the new Vitaros but found it useless. MUSE though.......the erection drug of the gods!”

10 / 10
happycustomer · Taken for less than 1 month August 24, 2012

Edex (alprostadil): “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 !”

9 / 10
Art G · Taken for less than 1 month November 21, 2014

“I was pretty frustrated with the pills. I tried Viagra and Levitra with minimal effects. My doctor suggested Alprostadil injection therapy. I was a little nervous especially with the thought of getting a shot into my penis but after reading up on it I mananged to get up enough nerve to give it a try. I must say the shot didnt hurt at all. Zero pain and only a little drop of blood from the injection site. Within 10 minutes I was fully erect and my erection lasted for 70 minutes. I didn't experience any side effects like with the pills. No headache, no flush mess in the face, no visual impairment, or heart burn. I am very pleased with the outcome and would recommend this course of treatment for men that have little success with the pills.”

9 / 10
JayHBee September 15, 2011

Caverject (alprostadil): “Prostrate completely removed at age 50, erection nerves were cut as well. Caverject injection most reliable to achieve results. Started with 20 mcg strength but moved to 40 mcg strength bottle of dry power to get more servings per bottle. 40 mcg is diluted with 200 cc sterile water and provides 10 events a 20 cc increments. Results usually last about an hour but firmness is dimishing with age. 15 years experience using caverject. I mix myself. I am now 65.”

wifeluvsit April 26, 2010

Muse (alprostadil): “Due to the blood pressure medicines I take, I cannot tolerate Viagra or Cialis. I tried my 1st MUSE (500mg) a few days ago. Since it was my 1st dose, my wife and I about missed the window. I don't believe the 500mg will be enough in the future. I suspect I'll need the 1000mg. The erection wasn't quite as firm as the Viagra and Cialis. But because it had little or no side effect with respect to my blood pressure, it will be a winner for us.”

9 / 10
IceColdVeins · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 25, 2013

Edex (alprostadil): “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).”

9 / 10
SoCal66 · Taken for less than 1 month November 20, 2013

Edex (alprostadil): “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!”

10 / 10
Foxy Grandma December 19, 2011

Muse (alprostadil): “If you are not using a condom, your partner may experience painful vaginal itching or burning. If your partner is pregnant, you should use a condom during sexual intercourse because this medicine has not been tested during human pregnancy. ”

Waterman52 August 30, 2016

Muse (alprostadil): “After nerve sparing prostate surgery I was prescribed several of he big named drugs but no satisfaction and to many side effects for me, my doctor then prescribed Muse (1000mg) a good erection was obtainable nothing like before the surgery but at least it works, as others have suggest standing up sure makes it work faster and last longer, suggest it be used well before expiry date and its extremely important that the application instructions be followed exactly.”

9 / 10
Kyle March 17, 2020

Muse (alprostadil): “The first time I tried Muse (1000mcg), I took the foil pouch from refrigerator and placed it on the counter for 15 minutes. After unwrapping the applicator, and while standing, I lubricated the applicator with K-Y and held my penis upright. While pulling my foreskin back to expose my urethra, I inserted the applicator into the shaft. As the applicator was traveling thru the head, it felt warm and expanded. After inserting the rest of the way and then pressing the button, I could feel a sharp warming feeling, and I could feel the sensation of the suppository traveling downward toward the base. I did not roll my penis as instructed, but I located the absorbing suppository in my urethra and gently massaged until I could feel most of the absorption at the lower half of my shaft. My erection proceeded from there very slowly and gave me a warm/tingly sensation but no urethral burning. My penis erection was rigid to penetrate, but not as hard as one of my better erections.”

10 / 10
I'm Happy Now · Taken for 6 months to 1 year December 11, 2018

Muse (alprostadil): “I talked to my Doctor about the use of Muse, I'm glad I did !!! I was thinking about using the injection method... I'm so glad I didn't.. Muse is so so easy to use.. And The best part is that it REALLY WORK"S.”

10 / 10
Mike Folgers November 9, 2020

Edex (alprostadil): “I'm 61 and on heart meds that impair sexual performance. I was taking Cialis 20mg in an attempt to regain my confidence. But it worked slightly only sometimes, this was not acceptable. So, I took the next step, and was prescribed EDEX. It took a long time to work up the nerve to stick a needle into the side of my penis, and I was sweating bullets when I finally had the syringe in my hand and the needle against the skin of my manhood. It took 15 minutes to insert the needle into my corpus cavernosum, yes, I was that queasy. There was no noticeable pain to the entire process, and I was totally relieved. This is a life changing experience and is the end of the road for my performance anxiety. EDEX completely freed my from my performance anxiety and my declining performance due to age. I only need a 10ug dose for a rock hard erection that lasts well over an hour. My girlfriend is also relieved from her anxiety of wondering if I'm gonna last long enough for her to have an orgasm. Win, win!”

10 / 10
Anonymous February 28, 2014

Edex (alprostadil): “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!.”

C.lei December 19, 2020

Muse (alprostadil): “This is the only product of all the ED medications that gives you a full and firm erection, takes about 20 minutes and lasts over a hour, I have been using this product for over 5 years, the only thing is its very expensive and I don't have insurance and they do not offer any discounts”

LovePotion#9 · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 15, 2016

Caverject Impulse (alprostadil): “Was in bad auto accident that broke my hip and had an adverse effect on the nerves in my groin area, this got worse with age causing help from pills, and then my Urologist prescribed Caverject.....Wow that was the answer ! I have used it at about nine times now - only had one failure to launch (it was probably an injection mistake made by me), but 8 Gold medal performances!...The dose I use is 15mcg and I last 1.5 up to 2 hours!!! My Lady friend is amazed and fully satisfied with the performance - so am I. At our age we have to take a short break before finishing up. The good part is that I stay erect even after climax...”

9 / 10
S.E.Mich guy · Taken for 10 years or more July 14, 2017

Muse (alprostadil): “I am not your typical user! Did Muse at least 50 times. This I know. Every erection is always different, but ALWAYS BETTER for that day with Muse. Sure there might be pain in your penis, but look at the color of it. Bright purple rite,thats because there is more blood in their than even in your youth! Did 5 mins a day on an elliptical machine reaching 15mins after a month. Did a Muse 1000mcg. and had a 4 hour porn star performance. Could have hit it with a board, only an ice cold shower brought it down!”

Nick · Taken for 2 to 5 years March 11, 2020

Caverject Impulse (alprostadil): “I went to a clinic and after discussion I had an injection. AMAZING result. I now use CAVERJECT Impulse on a regular basis. It's magic. BTW I'm 77 and I use the 20 mg unit. Erection lasts up to three hours no pain. ”

10 / 10
Oldster June 4, 2011

Edex (alprostadil): “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.”

10 / 10

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