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User Reviews for Alprostadil

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

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7.5/10 Average Rating
104 Ratings with 99 User Reviews

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Caverject (alprostadil): "I am a male in my fifties and have been using caverject for the last 15 to 20 years. Works great very little side effects for me and really enjoy it. I hope it always works because I do not want a prosthesis. A lot of men cringe at the thought of putting a needle in your penis but it hurts very little. I've been using it for so long that now when I think about giving myself an injection I immediately start getting an erection."

   
10

Russel the WONDER muscle April 4, 2018

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"I have been using caverject for over 10 years. It's the best thing I have found for ED. I haven't really found any side effects that are negative for me other than the bruising on the injection site. I do alternate where I inject each time. The only negative experience I had was the initial injection at the doctor's office. Evidently the doctor used too much and I ended up with priapism and in the hospital emergency room. The ambulance ride wasn't too embarrassing at all but the emergency room female nurse was very embarrassing. Her comment about fixing the guy's 'arm' I found very disturbing. Did not appreciate that at all. The emergency room staff I guess thought it was a joke but for me as the patient it wasn't a joke. Have tried the pump for ED and have tried Muse but not much success. Really like using caverject."

   
10

Russel the WONDER muscle (taken for 10 years or more) March 22, 2018

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"Fabulous stuff. I'm 71 with no prostate and total surgical nerve destruction. Unaided erections are nearly impossible. But one MUSE injector capsule and my johnson is harder than stale bread for up to two hours. There is slight discomfort but nothing serious. I don't recall the firmness of my youthful erections, but MUSE is easily providing erection on demand. Orgasm is severely delayed because of nerve destruction. But simply having erections again after 9 years without is a miracle."

   
8.0

Upnattem (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 8, 2018

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Muse (alprostadil): "I've tried this around 8 times with limited success. Application is easy enough and what effect it had was within 10 min or so. I got a fairly soft erection that lasted about 40 minutes. It seemed to work better standing going to down to almost no effect if I lay on my back. I noticed quite an ache in the penis for a couple of hours."

   
3.0

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) March 6, 2018

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Edex (alprostadil): "Look I won't hid the fact that it doesn't work like when I was young. Diabetes or the lack of control has me. ED Pills worked for awhile but stopped. I forget the name of the next stuff I had to insert which was good but didn't feel right. As I am taking insulin the use of needle was not a problem and when I saw how fast the results were I was thrilled!!! This is not to be used everyday or to make up for past opportunities. Yes, the length or time of hardness may outweigh your stamina but MAN! It feels good to be able to sexually make her happy again."

   
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Earl (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 28, 2018

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"What a disappointment Muse was. Without my hypertension meds everything works find. Maybe I will just quit taking them. I am not married, 63, and have tried with several women all to no effect. They are not shy in expressing their disappointment or they just disappear. Muse started to work but did not get there and leaves me sore, just like Viagra."

   
1.0

BadBadger (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 23, 2018

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Caverject (alprostadil): "I have been using this since 1993 due to inability to get an erection after a car accident broke my hip and dislocated my leg, along with bad concussion. It worked quite well during the first 10 years or so. Now, due to age I am guessing, it is a "hit or miss" with the injections. As of Jan 1st, 2018 I am no longer able to find it in my state-the only pharmacy that mixed it has discontinued doing so due to the high cost (I also had it shipped via UPS since pharmacy is a couple of hrs away). What confuses me here is that the rx that works best for me had to always be kept cold until use, and I have received it sometimes thru the years where it says not to keep cold ( and that rx never worked). So-there evidently different formulas? And as for the scar-tissue statements-yes, I too have the scar tissue with the "hard" spots, but they have not caused any pain; curvature, etc-I can feel them when I get ready to inject, and just inject beside them."

   
7.0

Bald Guy February 20, 2018

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Muse (alprostadil): "Used for about 4 months on a weekly basis found that erection was zero apart from a little swelling in the girth length never changed no pain before or after use"

   
2.0

sed44566 February 8, 2018

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Edex (alprostadil): "I was having trouble getting an erection for a couple years. I tried all the pills through my urologist. We talked about the injection and I really had to come to grips with injecting myself. I finally decided to try it and the effects were amazing. My girl almost left me because I was unable to be intimate with her. My ejaculations were also premature. The EDEX made me very hard and gave me amazing stamina as well. I finally heard her moan out my name again while we were making love again, finally. I love this product, it saved my relationship. The cost is way cheaper then the pills and it works way better. The vial I get has tons of dosages. I wish it wouldn't expire so soon."

   
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yayyyy January 16, 2018

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Muse (alprostadil): "A little discomfort at 1st. Allowed more blood flow. Was hard for maybe 2 min then was like a valve turned on and it just drained away. 500 mcg version. Was a little more discomfort during play, really on the fence with this, will try a few more times, diabetic with 2 back surgery's. Last surgery took a lot of it away."

   
3.0

Cavel (taken for less than 1 month) December 23, 2017

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Muse (alprostadil): "This medication as well as the others did not work at all, easy enough to use, just didn't work."

   
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Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year) December 18, 2017

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Edex (alprostadil): "works great"

   
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dick user November 17, 2017

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Caverject (alprostadil): "This medication is not that great, if you can achieve good results on Viagra, Levitra or Cialis, any of these three drugs is a much better option. Biggest complaint about caverject is that after injecting this medication, it literally feels like there is a burning feeling, it is very uncomfortable, and significantly reduces any chance of pleasure during sexual intimacy. As the drug wears off, it feels like someone elbowed you in the groin. If it is your only option, then it maybe be better than nothing, but definitely has its drawbacks."

Rb1979 September 24, 2017

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"I tried Caverject. First test dose 5 mcg, not much response lasted about 10 minutes. Tried 10 mcg, got about 50% erection, but not enough for penetration, tried 20 mcg same result. My provider said to try 40, 60 and then 80 mcg. Haven't yet tried 40. I went to a Urologist who prescribed Trimix Worked ok, that was the liquid. The papaverine was 30mcg. Because I'm going on a trip I found a powdered form of Trimix online. Urologist ordered 0.5/10/0.5 which seems to work as well of the above liquid dose. But about 6 months ago I started on clomid, first 25mg M-F, testosterone 750, up from 450 but LH and FSH doubled. Now on 25mg MWF. I now have nocturnal erections, from the clomid. I'm hopeful that I can stop the injections soon."

   
3.0

Tom new (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 12, 2017

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Muse (alprostadil): "Me and wife (in our 50's) tried it for the first time and great results. Second time not as good. We will keep trying. Believe we need to take it out of refrigerator and let it warm up a bit might help, I don't know. My diabetes and wife fibromyalgia (or how ever you spell it). We will keep on trying"

   
9.0

Mid west ohio September 12, 2017

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Edex (alprostadil): "It works like a miracle l feel young again. There are a few side effects but it is worth the trade off to feel like a man again."

   
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Oscar137 August 10, 2017

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Muse (alprostadil): "I have tried just about every erectile dysfunction remedy available over the last few years none of which did much for me. My erections just were not strong enough to facilitate good sex for myself nor my wife and I was loosing any sensation. My urologist suggested I try MUSE and I did. But only a couple of times. The feeling I got was like being kicked in the groin. I thought the first time was possibly only a fluke for some reason but I was WRONG! The second time was just as bad! I have NEVER felt anything like the aching and discomfort I experienced possibly outside of being kicked in the groin. And my erection was just as weak as ever and my penis was so painful sex would have been impossible anyway. You can HAVE this stuff."

   
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JackMehoff July 27, 2017

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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!"

S.E.Mich guy (taken for 10 years or more) July 14, 2017

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Muse (alprostadil): "Followed all instruction to the letter. All I got was a bit of a burning sensation in my urethra and a bit of numbness over most of my penis. "

   
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3Cojones June 2, 2017

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Edex (alprostadil): "I have used Edex for over 3 years. Very positive in that it almost never fails to give me a nice hard, durable erection within a few minutes with stimulation, maybe 2 "erection fails" in several hundred uses. The injections are painless and very easy to get used to. cost per dose is very small. Not so positive is that for about 2 years I have had a difficult time reaching orgasm and when I do it often is only after very hard, intense, prolonged stimulation, almost never through intercourse alone. Mr Urologist insists that the orgasm issue is all in my head, that the medication is giving me the erection as it is supposed to, but that there must be some other issues involved."

   
9.0

Mr goodwoodnow (taken for 5 to 10 years) May 1, 2017

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Edex (alprostadil): "After fighting rectal cancer for 2 years I lost the ability to get hard. My doctor prescribed 100mg Viagra which worked for a while and then it got harder to produce an erection. The doctor asked me if I thought I could stick a small needle into my penis. I told him I could and would if it would help me get an erection. I have been using Edex for over 2 years with mostly a good reaction to the drug. The only reason I gave it a rating of 9 instead of a 10 was every once in a while when sticking the needle in I would miss the sweet spot on my penis and my erection wouldn't happen or only last a short amount of time. I'm finding after 2 years of using Edex the needle has become harder to inject and more pain full. My wife loves the hardness."

   
9.0

VA Richard (taken for 2 to 5 years) April 25, 2017

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"Works wonders for me! I purchase from outside the USA otherwise, you would go broke! My insurance does not cover it. The US drug companies should be ashamed of themselves! It has never failed me. viagra and cialis did not work at all. I get approx 24 shots from 1 vial I pay $155 US dollars for 2 vials. I think it costs like $85 dollars for 1 shot if you purchase in the USA. What a joke!"

   
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JM_750 April 3, 2017

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Muse (alprostadil): "Creates only a soft erection; not enough for intercourse. I have mentally separated ejaculation from intercourse because what I primarily want is the sense of "oneness" with my mate. With a MUSE injection I feel a sort of pain, which also is felt in my ankles and lower legs. It's pretty useless for me. Does give a soft erection for a short time."

   
2.0

rh7003 (taken for 1 to 2 years) March 21, 2017

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Edex (alprostadil): "I was given the 40 mcg injections. Like other people posted I got up in about 5 minutes. But when it came to performance, I went soft after inserting into my girlfriend. This is a big disappointment to her & makes her feel unwanted. She is very close to leaving me because I can't be a man in bed."

   
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Anonymous March 3, 2017

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Caverject Impulse (alprostadil): "I had my prostate removed 13 months ago, and was advised by my Urologist and prostate nurse to commence a rehab program of 5mg Cialis daily and include a pump routine ( I do 6 x 5 minutes) one to two daily) which has almost returned my length and girth to square one. As I hadn't been achieving a erection adequate for penetration, my Urologist instructed my on injecting Caverject Impulse 10 mcg last Friday with great results. On Monday at home I self injected 10 mcg with no pain and stayed erect for 1 1/2 hours. Although I didn't; hit any small veins, it was a bit awkward finding the best spot, so this morning I decided to do a gentle pump, increasing the penis size and injected very easily. Increasing my dose to 15 mcg was a bit tight."

   
9.0

Caverhappy (taken for less than 1 month) February 2, 2017

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