Caverject Powder For Solution For Injection 20Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Caverject: Powder for solution for injection (20mcg)

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Caverject 20mcg Pwd for Inj

What is this Medicine?

ALPROSTADIL (al PROS ta dil) is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED). This medicine helps to create and maintain an erection.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Caverject: Powder for solution for injection(20mcg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Caverject 20mcg Powder for Injection

NDC: 000093701
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Storage Information
Use within 24 hours from time of preparation
Store reconstituted product at room temperature (77 degrees F)
Store below 77 degrees F
Caverject 20mcg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Caverject 20mcg Powder for Injection

Pain Of The Urethra Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Priapism Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Perineal Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Penile Edema Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Bruise Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Penis Abnormality Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Phimosis Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Testicular Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Penis Incidence:
36.0-37.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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