Caverject Dual Chamber 10mcg are used for the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction, this is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual performance. It is administered via injection.This medication contains alprostadil
To read the patient information leaflet for this product click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/PIL.27847.latest.pdf
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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.
Side Effects of Alprostadil
With any medication you take, there is always a risk of side effects. Some are more common than others, and often side effects may subside with the regular usage of the medicine. If the side effects do not subside, you should report them to us, or your GP.
Common side effects
Tell your doctor immediately if your erection goes on for longer than 4 hours. If you cannot contact your doctor, go to a hospital casualty department immediately as treatment should be started within 6 hours.
For a full list of side effects, please read the patient information leaflet.