Edex treats erectile problems in men. It can also be used in diagnosing erectile dysfunction. It is a prostaglandin as it works by relaxing some muscles in the penis. It also widens blood vessels by increasing the flow of blood to the penis and causing an erection. Once the effect wears off, the normality of the blood flow returns the erection disappears. You should avoid using Edex if allergic to any of its ingredients. You should also avoid it if you have blood problems like sickle cell trait, sickle cell anemia, and leukemia. Edex is used to treat erectile dysfunction (male sexual function problems). It is in a class of medicines known as prostaglandins. Edex works by relaxing certain muscles found in the penis. The drug also widens blood vessels, an action that leads to an increase in blood flow to the penis. When there is a boost in the volume of blood reaching the penis, a man is able to have and maintain an erection firm enough for penetration. Edex is not used by men with penile implants. It is typically administered as an injection into the penis as directed by your health care professional.
Drug Name: Edex
Generic name: Alprostadil