Does vitaros really work?
Vitaros efficacy Studies have reported that 52% of men reported better erections after using the cream, compared to 20% who used a placebo cream. By comparison, 74% of men taking 50mg tablets of Viagra reported improved erections, compared to 25% who used a placebo.
Is alprostadil cream available in the US?
The brand-name drug Vitaros is a cream formulation of alprostadil. It’s approved in Canada and Europe, but it has not yet been approved by the FDA. However, other forms of alprostadil are currently available in the United States to treat ED, including an injectable solution and a penile suppository.
How is vitaros applied?
About Vitaros Cream Vitaros is applied to the head of the penis by a dropper 5 to 30 minutes before sexual activity. The active ingredient, alprostadil, is absorbed locally into the skin enhancing erections usually for 1 to 2 hours.
How long can you use alprostadil?
Do not inject more than one dose within 24 hours. Also, do not use this medicine for more than 2 days in a row or more than 3 times a week.
How often can you use alprostadil?
Alprostadil injection should not be used more than three times per week, with at least 24 hours between uses. Alprostadil pellets should not be used more than twice in a 24-hour period.
How effective is vitaros cream?
Effectiveness. In a 12 week study 52% of men report improved erections when using Vitaros, compared with 20% using a placebo (dummy cream).
How do I get alprostadil?
It’s only available by prescription. This drug makes the blood vessels expand. That boosts blood flow throughout the body, including the penis, so it helps men with ED have an erection. You can get alprostadil injected directly into the penis.
How long does it take for Vitaros to take effect?
Vitaros (Alprostadil) is an alternative, fast-acting prescription medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Designed for topical use, in the form of disposable individual applicators, Studies show that Vitaros, once applied, can take effect within 5 minutes and may last from 1-2 hours.
What is the FDA approval status for Vitaros?
Vitaros Approval Status. Vitaros (alprostadil) is a topical vasodilator cream in development for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Is there a brand name for Vitaros erectile dysfunction cream?
FDA Approved: No. Brand name: Vitaros. Generic name: alprostadil. Dosage form: Cream. Previous Name: Alprox-TD. Company: Apricus Biosciences, Inc. Treatment for: Erectile Dysfunction. Vitaros (alprostadil) is a topical vasodilator cream in development for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Who was the first person to use Vitaros?
If you put Vitaros into the search box it brings up every post that ever mentioned it, plus the three existing threads. Pencil case and Rivertweed have both tried it but without huge success. Russell B found it to be very effective. Like everything else, it is one of those ‘try it, what have you got to lose’ things, I think.