Vacuum treatment for erectile dysfunction
The doses used are 250, 500 and 1000 micrograms and the erectile effect appears 15-30 minutes later and lasts for about one hour. Fifty percent of the patients respond well to this form of treatment. The most frequent side effect is penile pain in 30% of the patients and very mild urethral bleeding in 5% of the cases. Only 5-6% of the women had vaginal burning. A condom must be used in sexual relations with pregnant women.