Caverject (Alprostadil) 10mcg/ml Vials is a treatment for erectile dysfunction, including weak erections or impotence, it is administered via injection into the base of the penis.
Caverject relaxes certain muscles in the penis and widens blood vessels so that blood can flow in your penis more easily and helps to cause an erection. It contains alprostadil which is similar to the natural substance in your body called prostaglandin E1.
Keep the syringe and needles out of the sight and reach of children. Store below 25°C.
To read the patient information leaflet for this product click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/PIL.26587.latest.pdf
Different people need different amounts of Caverject to treat erectile dysfunction. Your doctor will advise on the right dose for you and monitor you regularly to check how it is working. Consult the Patient Information Leaflet for detailed instructions before you buy Caverject.
If the dose that has been prescribed for you does not work well enough, you should contact your local doctor or our GMC registered doctor for further advice.
After use, ensure that the syringe, vial and needles are disposed of in a closed, puncture-resistant container, such as a sharps bin. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for instructions on how to properly dispose of the container after use.
*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary.
The active ingredient in Caverject is alprostadil. Caverject 10 micrograms also contains the other ingredients: lactose monohydrate, sodium citrate, α-cyclodextrine, hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide.
The syringe contains benzyl alcohol (8.4 mg/ml) and water for injections. The antiseptic pads are soaked in isopropyl alcohol.
Do not use Caverject if you:
Tell your doctor before using Caverject if you:
Caverject will not protect you or your partner from sexually transmitted diseases like AIDS, herpes and gonorrhoea. Injection of Caverject can start a small amount of bleeding where the needle enters. This could increase the risk of transmission of such diseases. Condoms can protect against sexually transmitted diseases. If you need advice about contraception or ‘safe sex’ speak 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:
Please 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 couples wishing to conceive and with a partner who is pregnant or breast-feeding. It will not protect your partner from pregnancy, so you should use a reliable contraceptive if appropriate.
Always consult the Patient Information leaflet before use.