Caverject Dual Chamber is used to treat erectile dysfunction, weak erections and impotence. it is administered via injection.
This medication contains alprostadil, which is similar to the natural substance created by your body, called prostaglandin E1. This widens blood vessels, which in turn increases the blood flow to your penis making it easier to have an erection.
Keep the cartridge and needles out of the reach and sight of children.
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To find full and in depth instructions on how to use Caverject 10 mcg, consult your Patient Information Leaflet for complete guidance and direction.
It is normal for it to take a short while for your erection to come on after administering your injection. However, with the right dose of Caverject, you will be able to maintain an erection. When using Caverject, your erection should subside no longer than an hour after taking the treatment.* If your erection lasts longer than four hours, you should contact your doctor to seek medical advice.
If Caverject 10 mcg does not work well enough, talk to your doctor for guidance. Do not change your dose unless your doctor tells you to.
If you are using Caverject Dual Chamber for the first time and you have previously used Caverject Powder for Injection, your doctor should have given you advice about using this medication.
*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary.
The active ingredient in Caverject Dual Chamber is alprostadil. Depending on the strength you have been given, the front compartment of each cartridge delivers a maximum of 10 or 20 micrograms of alprostadil in 0.5ml.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, alfadex, sodium citrate, hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide.
The diluent in the rear compartment is bacteriostatic and contains 0.9% w/v benzyl alcohol and water for injections. The antiseptic pads are soaked in isopropyl alcohol.
We advise that you do not use Caverject if you:
Tell your doctor before using Caverject if you:
The medication Caverject Dual Chamber is not a form of protection, therefore, you and your partner will not be safeguarded from sexually transmitted diseases, such as AIDS, herpes and gonorrhoea. A small amount of bleeding can occur at the location in which the needle is injected and this can increase the risk of disease transmission between partners.
For complete safety, condoms can protect against sexually transmitted diseases. If you need advice about contraception or ‘safe sex’, talk to your doctor or contact your local Family Planning Clinic.
Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines before you start using Caverject:
Here at Oxford Online Pharmacy, we strongly recommend that you tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Caverject can be used by those wishing to conceive and can also be used with a partner who is pregnant or breast-feeding. It is not a form of contraception and therefore Caverject will not protect your partner from pregnancy, in turn you should use a reliable contraceptive if appropriate.
Do not use any Caverject until your doctor says that it is right for you. Always consult the Patient Information leaflet before use.
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