- What other names is Melanotan-ii known by?
- What is Melanotan-ii?
- How does Melanotan-ii work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Melanotan-ii.
Melanotan-II is given as a shot to produce erections in men with ED (erectile dysfunction), tan the skin, and prevent skin cancers caused by sun exposure.
Possibly Effective for...
- Producing erections in men with ED (erectile dysfunction), when given as a shot under the skin.
- Tanning of the skin, when given as a shot under the skin.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Preventing skin cancers due to sun exposure, when given as a shot under the skin.
- Other conditions.
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.
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.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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