Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Treatments

Erectile dysfunction is inability of firm erection during intercourse. Such an underlying cause makes any man feeling of low self esteem and low confidence. Somehow it can be said impotence due to the non stability of erection and not able to do satisfactory sex. Couples face relationship problem due to unsatisfied intimate bond. This is not rare case if we talk about erectile dysfunction it happens in majority of men with factors that provoke this disorder.

The reason behind this inability can be stress, psychological illness or any other medical conditions. Most of the people do not talk about it due to lack of confidence. If you are feeling such symptoms then don’t wait make an appointment with doctor and consult with him. If you are experiencing bellowing symptoms for two or more months then your doctor will diagnose sexual disorder which is caused by an underlying condition that requires treatment Symptoms are as follows:

Man with erectile dysfunction during sex with her partner looking disappointed
Man with erectile dysfunction during sex with her partner looking disappointed (Credit: AntonioGuillem)


  • Change in erection
  • Sexual problems
  • Premature or delayed ejaculation.
  • Medical illness effecting erectile dysfunction
  • Reduce sexual desire
  • Trouble keeping an erection
  • Trouble getting an erection
  • Inability to get your partner pregnant (Read tips for labor and delivery issues for pregnant teen)
  • Stress or anxiety during erection
  • Reduced interest in sex
  • Anorgasmia
  • Inability to achieve orgasm after ample stimulation

So we have discussed about symptoms of erectile dysfunction but we have to discuss about the normal functioning of penis then we can easily find out about the abnormality. These are somehow close to prolapsed uterus symptoms.

Now take a look on normal function.

What causes an erection?

Human body has blood flow that stimulates different organs for functioning with a huge network of chemicals that plays important role in functioning. The main sexual functioning of penis during intercourse is erection. Size of penis is also very important. Erection caused when penis receive increase rate of blood flow. Blood flow is usually stimulated and provoked sexual desires that enable man for sexual functioning. Blood flows in penile arteries and fills with blood, penis gets rigid and stiffened. Erection ends when the muscles contracts and the accumulated blood can flow out through the penile veins.

This normal functioning helps the couple to enjoy heir relationship to the fullest. If any damage occurs during his functioning erectile dysfunction occur(ED).

What causes erectile dysfunction?

Now it is very easy to understand about problem in erection. There are a lot of factors that play important role during sexual intercourse that can be both emotional and physical disorders. Factors are as follow:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Cancer
  • Surgery
  • Overweight or obesity
  • Age factor
  • Stress
  • Psychological illness
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship problem
  • Drug use
  • Alcohol use
  • Smoking

These are factors that affect erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction can be treated through medications. Treatment can be included lifestyle changes or other therapies. One thing that is very important is these medicines have side effects too. To use these medications you must follow the doctor’s prescription so that you can also prevent from other side effects. After using medication if you are experiencing any side effects then you should consult your doctor. They may be able to prescribed alternate of this. You should also take care of female diseases like vaginal yeast infection.

What medications are available to cure erectile dysfunction?

Alprostadil (caverject) usage and price in USA

This medicine is used in erectile dysfunction or impotence. It has active ingredients alprostadil. It is same like natural occurring chemical called prostaglandin E1. It can be prescribed to older man whose penis could not erect for longer. It causes blood vessels in the corpus cavernous widen, as a result more blood flow can enter in the veins causes the penis rigid and enable for sexual intercourse.

How to use it?

Read about instruction that have been mentioned on the leaflet and follow it. Erection will occur within 5 to 10 minutes and lasts between 30 and 60 minutes.


  • Do not inject into visible blood vessels
  • Do not inject again if an erection fails to happens
  • Use swab before injection
  • Side of the penis must be injected and site of injection must be alternated

Side effects:

  • Bruising
  • Burning sensation
  • Tension in penis
  • Dizziness


His is very expensive drug price is $59.90.

Avanafil (Stendra) usage and price in USA

Avanafil is used in case of impotence or erectile dysfunction (ED). It is in class of phosohodiesterase that also include tadalafil, Viagra, and Levitra. It is responsible for increasing and decreasing the size of blood vessels that carry blood flow to the veins and causes ercetion.avanafil prevents phosphodiesterase-5, destroying CGMP and CGMP stays longer. Avanafil is approved by FDA IN APRIL 2012.the brand name of avanafil is Stendra. You need prescription before using it. Because it has side effects:

  • Headache
  • Back pain
  • Nasal congestion
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Blurred vision
  • Abnormal ejaculation
  • Priaprism

Dosage of avanafil

It is recommended as 100mg per day taken about 30 minutes before sexual activity. Doses may increase or decrease to 200 mg or 50 mg. Safety and precautions should be review before using avanafil.


Stendra is very expensive drug used in case of erectile dysfunction ED in men. The lowest GoodRx price for the common version of stendra is $389.14, 12% off the average retail price of $444.24.

Viagra usage and price in USA

Viagra is mostly used drug in USA. There are top 10 luxury rehabilitation centers in Miami Florida. Due to its active functioning, these drug sales on high rates. Effective functioning with peak performance Viagra provides the sense of relaxation during intercourse. Therefore, this is the best choice of most of the men. Viagra relaxes muscles that found in the wall of blood vessels which flows blood in particular area of the body. Doctors also recommended Viagra to erectile dysfunction man. In USA majority of male people use this drug for impotency. It is available in alternate form too. It is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and improve exercise capacity in men and women.


Do not use Viagra if you’re using revatio, unless doctor recommends you. Medicine has severe and mild side effects so it is very necessary to read carefully about instruction that have been stated on the leaflet and also with the recommendation of the doctor. We can use with less side effects if we follow structured instructions. Viagra is not given to the patients who are taking nitrate drugs for chest pain or heart problems such as:

  • Nitroglycerine
  • Isosorbide dinitrate
  • Isosobid mononitrate
  • Important point

“Taking Viagra with nitrate can cause serious high blood pressure.

In allergic condition you should not use Viagra such as riociguat (Adempas).

Heart disease or heart rhythm problems, coronary heart disease, heart stroke, hemophilia, stomach ulcer, physical deformity of penis, liver and kidney disease. Viagra can also decrease blood flow in some case included optic nerve of eye, causing sudden vision loss. It is supposed that Viagra does not effects on fetus .if women is feeding her child so it is important to first consult with your doctors because it is unknown either Viagra passing through breast milk or not.

Who can use Viagra?

Viagra can be used after 18 years old with medical advice. Use Viagra under the prescription of the doctor. Do not take this drug as your desire or requirements it can cause severe side effects. When you are having sex then take before 30 minutes to 1 hour. You can also take it before 4 hours before sexual functioning. It is prohibited to use twice in a day. Because it stimulates the blood flow larger amount can leave severe side effects relating blood pressures, if you experience any dizziness during sexual intercourse, nausea, pain or numbness in your chest and arms, neck jaw please go for a doctor right now these are serious side effects of Viagra.


At the initial stage you will; take 50 mg orally once in a day. You can take 1 hour before sexual functioning. Maintenance: 25 to 100 mg orally once in a day or 1 hour before sexual intercourse.


It is very expensive drug in usa.10 Viagra tablets of 100 mg costs are $696.99 that means $ 69.70 per tablet.

Cialis usage and price in USA

Cialis is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and bening prostatic hyperplasia. Cialis is not recommended for women and children.


In starting doctors recommended 10 mg of Cialis before sexual intercourse. The doses may vary it can be increase or decrease it has some side effects for which it is prohibited in some conditions. Increased dose of Cialis is 20 mg and decreased dose of Cialis is 5 mg, its quantity effects on the blood flow initially doctors starts patient from 10 mg dose one time in a day. Cialis is guaranteed effective functioning during sexual intercourse with satisfactory performance. Cialis can be taken regularly or if you are needed but you will have to take in the same time when you take it before. Doses are given on the base intolerability and individual efficacy.

Cialis can also be used for specific populations:

Creatinine clearance 30 to 50m L/min: recommendation of   5 mg dose not more than once per day .maximum dose is 10 mg not more than once in every 48 hours.

  • Hepatic impairments
  • Nitrates
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia and erectile dysfunction
  • Homeodyliasis
  • Do not use Cialis with nitrates or other medication like isosobide dinitrate or isosorbide mononitrate, because they are often prescribes for the chest pain or blood pressure conditions.
  • Guanylate such as riociguate (Adempas)
  • Allergic situations

If you are taking Cialis then this drug remains in your body for more than 2 days so be careful not taking any other drugs can cause severe side effects. If you experience headache or chests pain then consult a doctor at once.

You cannot take Cialis under theses medical conditions

  • Hearty problems
  • Pulmonary hypertensions
  • Low blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Vision loss
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Physical deformation of penis
  • Blood cells problems
  • Side effects of Cialis
  • Consistent erection
  • Loss of vision
  • Hearing loss


It is available in USA pharmacy with average cost of $41.12.

Levitra usage and price in USA

Levitra is a prescription used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction ED in men. Like other drugs doses may increase or decrease on the basis of conditions. Initially it starts from low dose. If Levitra taken with other medicine then sudden side effects can occur like blood pressure, dizziness, faintness and also heart attack or stroke. Levitra is contraindicate with several medications like nitrates that can be often recommend for the treatment of chest pain also called angina and other poppers like butyl nitrate. It can cause abnormally low blood pressure and Levitra increases the risk. Sexual activity causes high blood flow if you take any drug with it then it can cause severe side effects. So be careful and follow the doctor’s advice for taking any sex arousal drug.

Do not take lavitra in following medical conditions

  • Heart problems
  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Seizure
  • Epilepsy
  • Liver problem
  • Kidney disease
  • Hearing loss
  • Vision loss
  • Stomach ulcers

It is important to tell your doctors if you are taking following drugs like:

  • Ritonavir
  • Crixivan
  • Atazanavir
  • HIV protease inhibitors
  • Nizoral
  • Erythromycin


The initial dose of levitra is 10 mg, approximately 60 minutes before sexual activity. Increased dose is approximately 20 mg but based on efficacy and side effects. Doctor recommends one dose once in a day. It can be taken with or without food.


Levitra introduced in 2003 its price is $8.49.

Staxyn usage and price in USA

Staxyn is used for erectile dysfunction. This is very useful drug in case of sexual intercourse like other drugs its doses increase or decreases. Pill is placed under the tongue and activates the blood flow and blood stream hits the walls much faster when the pills dissolve under the skin. As the blood flow decreases the erection will decrease on its own.

Don’t take staxyn if you are taking other medications like nitrate and riociguate.

Don’t take staxyn under these medical conditions like:

  • Heart problem
  • High blood pressure
  • Stomach ulcer
  • Stroke
  • Loss of vision
  • Loss of hearing
  • Deformation of penis
  • Price
  • Average rate of staxyn is $9 per 20 mg tablet.

With erectile dysfunction you should focus on your lifestyle and daily routines. Latest treatments are available in USA only like vaginal mesh implants. With regular appointment with doctors and follow structured plan you can achieve your milestone. Always depends on doctor’s advice before using any drug.