Carlton Heights Pharmasave
595 Carlton Street
St. Catharines, Ontario   L2M 4Y2
P: 905.934.2222 | F: 905.934.1811
Store Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sundays: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holidays: *OPEN most holidays 11:00am-2:00pm

Carlton Corners Pharmasave
574 Carlton Street
St. Catharines, Ontario   L2M 4X9
P: 289.479.5690 | F: 289.479.0173
Store Hours:

Mon – Fri: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Sat – Sun: Closed
Holidays: Check with Store

 

Men’s Health

Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Definition: Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence is the inability to achieve and/or sustain an erection that is firm enough for sexual activity. Occasional ED happens to a lot of men and is not rare. Stress can be a common reason for erectile dysfunction. Frequent ED can indicate health problems and men should consult a physician for diagnoses and treatment.

Causes: ED is common and the risk of developing increases with age usually in men over 40 years old. Contributing factors to ED

Physical Reasons

Psychological Reasons

Lifestyle Reasons

Diabetes

Depression

Smoking

High blood pressure

Stress

Alcohol use

Obesity

Anxiety

Drug use

Heart disease

Relationship problems

Medications

Atherosclerosis

Sleep disorders

Decreased testosterone levels

Obesity

Enlarged prostate

Damage from therapies and surgery for cancer

Increased age

If you think you have ED, contact your family doctor to determine treatment for the underlying health issue. In some cases you may then be referred to a urologist who specializes in urinary and reproductive health. If it is determined that you need medication for ED there are many different types depending on your condition. For a lot of cases, oral tablets are effective. For a lot of other men, tablets may not be effective or may not be safe to use. One option for them is:

TriMix Injections – Featured Medication

Carlton Heights Pharmacy is a local expert on TriMix injections and can offer patients and physicians a wealth of information, instruction and training on the medication.

What is TriMix?

TriMix injections are a mixture of 3 drugs that provide an effective, low-cost treatment for men struggling with erectile dysfunction. It is an alternative treatment for men who cannot take, have not had good results with, or experience severe side effects from PDE5 Inhibitor tablets (Viagra®, Levitra®, Cialis®). TriMix injections are a medication that is very customized to the patients needs. Carlton Heights Pharmasave will work together with the physician and patient to develop a formula that is most effective for the individual patient. TriMix injections offer a solution for ED that is:

  • Safe
  • More affordable than oral medications
  • Reliable
  • Fast Acting
  • Long lasting
  • Not affected by alcohol consumption

TriMix injections provide longer and fuller erections that can last even through climax, allowing you to maintain and even improve, your sexual health!

Storage

TriMix injections are a mixture of three drugs that provides an effective, low-cost treatment for men struggling with Erectile Dysfunction. TriMix injection solution must be refrigerated between doses.

This therapy has an extremely high effectiveness rate. We have been specializing in this ED therapy for more than 15 years and have helped thousands of men.

TriMix Injection Instructions

Selecting the proper injection site is very important:

  • The proper injection site for Trimix injections are either at the 10 o’clock or 2 o’clock position along the bottom half of the penis.
  • Avoid the 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock positions and any visible veins or arteries on the surface.
  • Clean the TriMix injection site with an alcohol pad
  • Using a 1/2 inch, 29 gauge needle, penetrate the skin at a 90-degree angle. Be sure to insert the full length of the needle to ensure the Trimix is delivered to the proper depth. Inject the Trimix solution in a slow steady motion until the syringe is empty
  • Withdraw the needle and apply pressure at the TriMix injection point for about 1 minute.

Alternative to Tablets

TriMix injections are an alternative to PDE5 Inhibitor tablets (Viagra®, Levitra®, Cialis®) and most commonly include the mixture of 3 drugs; phentolamine, papaverine and alprostadil. TriMix injections are especially useful when patients are unable to take PDE5 Inhibitors because they are taking nitrates, certain beta blockers, or experience severe side effects from the oral medications.

How it works

An intracavernous injection is the most effective non-surgical treatment for ED, according to the American Urologic Association. Injections into the penis, unlike oral medications, trigger an automatic erection in less than 5 minutes.

Dosage

The initial dose should be determined by your physician or our trained pharmacists can help your Physician determine the appropriate starting dose. Do not be discouraged by a poor result with the first few injections, as the initial dose should be kept low to avoid a prolonged erection. TriMix injection is a medication that is very customized to the patients’ needs. Carlton Heights Pharmasave will work together with the physician and patient to develop a TriMix injection formula that is most effective for the individual patient.

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