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What medical problems should you tell your doctor about before using alprostadil?

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Tell your doctor if you have any medical problems, especially:

  • Problems with your penis, such as curvature or birth defects
  • Bleeding problems
  • Penile infection
  • Red or itchy penis
  • Conditions that cause thickened or slower blood flow such as leukemia (cancer of the blood), sickle cell disease or trait, or thrombocythemia (high number of platelets)
  • If you take a blood thinner or you bruise or bleed easily
  • Peyronie's disease

SOURCES:

Vivus Inc.

American Urological Association.

 PDR.net.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 22, 2019

SOURCES:

Vivus Inc.

American Urological Association.

 PDR.net.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 22, 2019

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