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Injectable Impotence Medication: An Overview

Many men achieve stronger erections by using injectable impotence medication to treat the condition. These medications are injected into the penis, causing it to become engorged with blood. Injectable impotence medications for erectile dysfunction treatment work by widening blood vessels.
 

Types of Injectable Impotence Medication

Injectable impotence medications include:
 
  • Papaverine hydrochloride
  • Phentolamine
  • Alprostadil (marketed as Caverject®).
     

Side Effects of Injectable Impotence Medication

Injectable impotence medications, while effective for many men, may also create unwanted side effects in some patients. These can include persistent erection (known as priapism) and scarring.
 
(Click Impotence Medication to learn more about other forms of medication used to treat impotence.)
 
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