Placebo-controlled study of oral terbutaline and pseudoephedrine in management of prostaglandin E1-induced prolonged erections.

@article{Lowe1993PlacebocontrolledSO,
  title={Placebo-controlled study of oral terbutaline and pseudoephedrine in management of prostaglandin E1-induced prolonged erections.},
  author={Franklin C. Lowe and Jonathan P. Jarow},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1993},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={51-3; discussion 53-4}
}
Prolonged erections, priapism, secondary to pharmacologic stimulation are usually treated by drainage of the corporeal bodies and irrigation with a sympathomimetic. To study the efficacy of oral medical therapy in the treatment of priapism, 75 patients with pharmacologically induced (prostaglandin E1) prolonged erections were randomized to receive terbutaline, pseudoephedrine, or placebo. Detumescence occurred in 36 percent, 28 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Terbutaline was… CONTINUE READING