Erections that last more than 6 hours can cause serious damage to the penile tissue and may result in permanent impotence. Call the prescribing physician right away or, if unavailable, seek professional help immediately if you still have an erection 6 hours after injection.
A common side effect of edex® is mild to moderate pain during injection. The erection may also be associated with a painful sensation. If you experience severe pain, call the prescribing physician.
Call your doctor if you notice any redness, lumps, swelling, tenderness, or curvature of the erect penis.
A small amount of bleeding at the injection site may occur. To prevent bruising, apply firm pressure at the injection site for 5 minutes; continue until bleeding stops. Tell your doctor if you have a condition or are taking a medicine that interferes with blood clotting.
There is a possibility of needle breakage with the use of edex®. To avoid breaking the needle, you should pay careful attention to your doctor’s instructions and try to handle the injection device properly. If the needle breaks during injection and you are able to see and grasp the broken end, you should remove it and contact your doctor. If you cannot see or cannot grasp the broken end, you should promptly contact your doctor.
edex® offers no protection from sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV (the virus that causes AIDS).
Small amounts of bleeding at the injection site can increase the risk of transmission of blood-borne diseases between partners.
There is no approved injectable treatment using multiple medications. In addition, there are no data on the efficacy and safety of these combinations.