Alprostadil contained in Muse©
is used to treat erection problems.
MUSE © is Medicated Urethral Suppository for Erection. Alprostadil is inserted in urethra to bring erection. Vivus, Inc.
Dr. Ashok Koparday
It is inserted in the urinary opening at the tip of the penis.
MUSE – Medicated Urethral Suppository for Erection – has lost popularity in market due to the ease of administration of Viagra ©.
- Penis or testicle-groin pain,
- minor penile bleeding or spotting,
- dizziness, palpitations,
- flu symptoms or headache might occur.
Unlikely side effects: fainting or severe unsteadiness (due to a possible blood pressure decrease). Female partner side effects – vaginal burning/itching is sometimes reported. It is not clear if it is related to the drug.
Thus we have seen TWO methods of administering Alprostadil.
TWO METHODS OF USE
1]This is described in the earlier chapter.
BRAND NAME:CAVERJECT ©= Injecting Alprostadil in the penis.
BRAND NAME: MUSE™
Inserted inside the urethra
NexMed is developing transdermal forumulations—Alprox-TD(R) for men with erectile dysfunction and Femprox(R) for female sexual arousal disorder. Alprox-TD(R) has been selling in China and in Hong Kong since October 2001 and April 2002, respectively. Two Phase III studies have been completed for this product, and the Company is seeking regulatory approval in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
HOW IS MUSE ACTUALLY USED? see pictures
And here is the rest of it.
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