Caverject Dual Chamber 20mcg 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.3367.latest.pdf
I do not have a prescription
If you do not already have a prescription then you can have an online consultation with our doctor. This is a fast and discreet service that has been used by thousands of our customers.
I have a prescription
If you have a prescription please add the correct amount of tablets to your basket.
Oxford Online Pharmacy can only dispense a Prescription Only Medicine (POM) if your order is followed by a valid UK or EU prescription issued by your doctor, consultant or other medical practitioners. We cannot accept copies or emails of prescription. We do not the original prescription before we can process an order. Details of where to send the prescription will be given a unique order number at the confirmation page.
Keep the cartridge and needles out of the reach and sight of children
Please read the patient information leaflet for instructions on how to use and administer. Use only as instructed by the doctor.
Most men find that a dose of 5-20 micrograms works for them, however, some men may require a higher dose. Please note that you should never use more than 40 micrograms of Caverject.
It will take a short while for your erection to come on after the Caverject injection. When using this medication, your erection should not last longer than one hour.* However, If your erection lasts longer than four hours, you should seek immediate medical advice.
If the dose that has been prescribed for you does not work well enough, tell your doctor. Do not alter your dose unless your doctor informs you to.
*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.