Successful management of stuttering priapism using home self-injections of the alpha-agonist metaraminol.

Low-flow priapism can result in impotence if treatment is delayed, yet patients with recurrent priapism often suffer delay before therapy. We describe management of recurrent priapism using self-administered injections of intracavernosal metaraminol (Aramine, Merck), a long-acting vasoconstricting amine that is considered safer than epinephrine. The patient… (More)