Edex (Alprostadil)

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Edex Duo Continuation Pack 10mcg

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Edex Duo Continuation Pack 20mcg

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Edex Duo Continuation Pack 40mcg

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Edex Duo Starter Pack 10mcg

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Edex (Alprostadil) Medication Information

Uses

Edex is a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction caused by several causes. 

Dosage

The single use injection device comes in several different strengths:

  • 10 mcg
  • 20 mcg
  • 40 mcg

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Edex include:

  • Penile pain
  • Prolonged erection
  • Hematoma 
  • Bleeding 

Speak with your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Edex.

Precautions

Patients taking Edex should have regular follow-ups with penile examinations to ensure there are no changes. 

After injecting Edex, patients should provide compression of the injection site for five minutes or until bleeding stops. 

Edex uses an ultra fine needle, so there is a risk of needle breakage. 

Interactions

Common drug interactions with Edex include:

  • Aspirin
  • Warfarin
  • Digoxin
  • Glyburide
  • Heparin

Speak with your doctor for more information and before starting a new medication with Edex. 

Storage

Store at 77 ºF.

Pharmacist Tips

  • The dose for Edex can range from 1 to 40 mcg. 
  • The needle used for injecting Edex should be 27-30 gauge, and should be ½ inch in length.
  • If erection lasts longer than 6 hours seek medical attention. 

Alprostadil FAQs

How long does Edex take to work?

Edex will start working within 5 to 20 minutes.

 

Does Edex need to be refrigerated?

No, Edex is stored at room temperature.

 

How much Edex do I use?

Your Edex dose is prescribed by your doctor, use as much as they direct you to you.

 

How long does an erection usually last?

Erections can last anywhere from a few minutes to an hour. On average they last 25-35 minutes.

 

Is Edex an injection?

Yes, Edex is an injection medication.

 

Related Drugs

Reference:

Edex {package insert}. Chesterbrook, PA: Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2015.

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2015/020649s023lbl.pdf

PharmD Medical Writer

Author: Dr. Larisa Roybal, PharmD

Dr. Roybal is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist who has practiced in both ambulatory and acute care settings. Her pharmacy interests include oncology and general inpatient pharmacy.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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