Penile injection therapy is one treatment option for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). This treatment has been available to men with ED for more than 25 years and is FDA-approved.
Penile injection therapy is a great option to consider if you have had:
In our practice, more than 70% of men with ED have had promising results with this treatment. The treatment protocol requires a trial injection in the office. The medication is placed directly into the side of the penis with a tiny needle, which is virtually painless. If you have a good response, you will be taught how to self-inject, and then will receive a prescription to fill and use at home.
Another way medication can be delivered locally is through a suppository or intraurethral agent, which will dissolve while also dilating blood vessels in the penis.
- How long until it takes effect? 5 to 15 minutes