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Alprostadil

Description

Alprostadil is chemically identical to prostaglandin E1, the actions of which include vasodilatation of blood vessels in the erectile tissues of the corpora cavernosa and increase in cavernosal artery blood flow, causing penile rigidity.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
C01EA01
Alprostadil
C Cardiovascular system → C01 Cardiac therapy → C01E Other cardiac preparations → C01EA Prostaglandins
G04BE01
Alprostadil
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G04 Urologicals → G04B Other urologicals, incl. antispasmodics → G04BE Drugs used in erectile dysfunction

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

Austria

Austria

Australia Austria Canada Cyprus Singapore

United States

Austria

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Austria

Austria

Canada Netherlands Singapore United States

Austria Cyprus Netherlands

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
CAVERJECT Powder for solution for injection
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
MUSE Urethral Stick
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
PROSTIN VR Concentrate for solution for infusion
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK