May 3, 2016

Melanotan-Ii

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How does Melanotan-ii work?

Melanotan-II is similar to a substance in our bodies, called "melanocyte-stimulating hormone," which increases the production of skin-darkening pigments. Melanotan-II might also work in the brain to stimulate erections of the penis.

Are there safety concerns?

Melanotan-II is POSSIBLY SAFE when used under medical supervision for treating ED (erectile dysfunction). It may cause nausea, stomach cramps, decreased appetite, flushing, tiredness, yawning, darkened skin, spontaneous erections of the penis, and other side effects.

There isn't enough information to know whether melanotan-II is safe for other uses.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of melanotan-II during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Melanotan-ii.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY INJECTION UNDER THE SKIN:
  • For causing an erection in men with ED: the typical dosage of melanotan-II is 0.025 mg/kg.
  • For tanning skin: the typical dosage of melanotan-II is 0.025 mg/kg.

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