Edex treats erectile dysfunction. Should produce an erection in 5 to 20 minutes and the erection can be expected to last up to one hour.

Edex Overview


Edex is a prescription medication used to certain types of erectile dysfunction. Edex belongs to a group of drugs called vasodilators. These work by relaxing the muscles and blood vessels in the penis so that an erection can occur.

This medication comes in a solution form to be injected into the penis before sexual activity. You should be shown by a healthcare professional proper technique before self-use.

A common side effect of Edex is mild to moderate pain during injection. 

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Uses of Edex

Edex is a prescription medication used to treat certain types of erectile dysfunction.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.



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Side Effects of Edex

Serious side effects have been reported with Edex.

Common side effects of Edex include the following:

  • mild to moderate pain during injection
  • penile pain during erection
  • penile pain after erection
  • minor urethral bleeding 
  • development of fibrous scar tissue inside the penis that causes curved, painful erections

This is not a complete list of Edex side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.