Calcium-Channel Blocking Injection
At a Glance
- A patient-specific prescribed injection
- Course of treatment over several months
- Might be prescribed in conjunction with topical creams
- Rx Only
Intralesional injections for treating Peyronie’s disease may consist of a series of Verapamil, Interferon, or Xiaflex® intralesional penile injections. This will help assist in stabilizing the scarring, increasing blood flow, and reducing the deformation.
Starts at $45.95 per 4mL vial
What to know about Verapamil Injections
How it Works
Verapamil injections are part of a series lasting several months. The injections are usually done in an outpatient visit. After the injection, your physician will likely place a pressure bandage on your penis to reduce the chances of swelling and bruising.
Who is it for?
Vaerapamil injections are ideal for anyone dealing with Peyronie’s Disease and have been dealing with adverse effects as a result of the disease.
One study comparing Peyronie’s Disease treatment found that Verapamil injections in combination with supplementation and a topical NSAID was twice as effective than just the NSAID on its own.1
1. NIH National Library of Medicine, Treatment of Peyronie’s disease with intralesional verapamil injection
Verapamil Injections Side Effects
- Pain at the injection site
- Swelling or bruising
- Potential for Infection
- Drowsiness or dizziness
Good to know
- Effectiveness of injections can be maximized with topical creams in between doses
- Not for those with severe heart abnormalities
- Must avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice
Level Up Your Knowledge
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Verapamil Topical Cream
Verapamil topical creams are prescribed to stabilize scarring and reduce calcification of plaque that's associated with Peyronie's Disease.
Pentoxifylline tablets are taken orally based on a physician's prescription daily or multiple times per day.