Medication information

Caverject Kit 20mcg inj.powder

This medication is typically used for erectile problems in men. Its effects can be felt within a few minutes.

Instructions

This product must be used according to the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist. For more information, read the instructions in the package carefully.

Generally, this medication is used only as needed. Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed.

Dispose of used syringes and needles safely. Your pharmacist can tell you the best way to do this.

Side effects

In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:

  • it may cause headaches;
  • it may cause pain in the penis;
  • it may cause a prolonged erection;
  • it may cause dizziness -- use caution when getting up from a lying or sitting position;
  • when used, it may cause a temporary burning sensation.

Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.

Additional Information

If you have an erection which lasts continuously for 4 hours or more, you should contact a doctor immediately.

General notes

When meeting with any health professional, it is important for you to share the following information:

  • Your medical history and allergies (medication, food, or other);
  • If you smoke, are pregnant, are planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding;
  • The names of all the medications you take, whether you take them regularly or once in a while, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and natural health products.


It is also strongly recommended that you keep an up-to-date list of all the medications you take and carry it with you at all times. This could be useful if you have to see a health professional or need emergency care.

Keep all your medications out of the reach of children and pets and return any unused or expired medications to the pharmacy for proper disposal.