How do Erection Injections work?
As popular as oral prescription medications like Viagra are for treating erectile dysfunction, other treatment methods are available. Men who think they may have erectile dysfunction should explore all their options before working with their doctor to choose the best treatment for their needs.
Self-injection therapy involves a man injecting medications directly into his penis to attain an erection. Alprostadil, papaverine, and phentolamine are the most commonly used medications, and some urologists will prepare custom mixtures of all three of these drugs to be used at once. These drugs are known as vasodilators. When injected into the penis, they allow increased blood flow into the penis, so that it’s easier to become erect in the presence of sexual stimulation. For most men, their first question upon learning about this type of therapy is.