Erectile dysfunction affects a third of men at some point in their lives. It isn’t just a physical condition; it also has a profound psychological impact. Having lower sexual desire or a hard time getting an erection can seriously interfere with your life and the quality of your relationship.
PT 141 (Bremelanotide) is an injectable and nasal spray treatment that has been shown to stimulate melanocortin receptors in the brain. It has been shown to improve libido and increase sexual desire for both women and men. In addition, it can help with ED by improving blood flow to the penis and increasing nitric oxide production.
Unlike many ED medications that work by inhibiting PDE5 activity, pt 141 increases serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain to stimulate arousal. It can also help with aphrodisiac issues that may contribute to low sexual desire. It has been found to be especially effective in premenopausal women with HSDD.
In clinical studies, PT 141 has been shown to be safe and effective in both subcutaneous injection and intranasal administration. Its most common side effects are flushing and nausea, but these tend to be mild and short-lived.
There is limited information on the long-term effects of pt 141 use, so you should discuss any plans to take it with your doctor before starting treatment. You should also be honest about your health history and any medical conditions you have. It is important to follow your doctor’s advice about taking pt 141 and telling them immediately if you experience any side effects.