Description

Alprostadil is chemically identical to prostaglandin E1, the actions of which include vasodilatation of blood vessels in the erectile tissues of the corpora cavernosa and increase in cavernosal artery blood flow, causing penile rigidity.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Alprostadil
C Cardiovascular system → C01 Cardiac therapy → C01E Other cardiac preparations → C01EA Prostaglandins
Alprostadil
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G04 Urologicals → G04B Other urologicals, incl. antispasmodics → G04BE Drugs used in erectile dysfunction

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