Erectile Dysfunction Treatment: Medicine
There are three types of medical treatments available for erectile dysfunction: pills, injections, and urethral inserts. These treatments help create and maintain an erection. The most commonly known treatment for erectile dysfunction is Viagra (sildenafil), a pill; Cialis (tadalafil) and Levitra (Vardenafil) are similar pill-based medications. Alprostadil (MUSE, Caverject, and Edex) is an injection-based medication that has more immediate effects. An erection can also be created mechanically with implants.
Effect of Viagra on Erectile Dysfunction
Viagra (also known as Sildenafil) was developed to treat heart disease, but during its clinical trials the subjects noticed they were having erections. Viagra works best between one and two hours...
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Effect of Penile Prostheses (Implants) on Erectile Dysfunction
Surgery is an option when other efforts to address the erectile dysfunction have not been successful. Implants are one surgical option that can help treat erectile dysfunction. Vascular...
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Effect of Vacuum Devices on Erectile Dysfunction
It is possible to suck blood into your penis with a vacuum device, generated by a pump attached to an air-tight chamber that fits over your penis. This treatment, which can be used daily, is optimal...
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