Who Makes This Medication?
This medication is made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline and distributed by Schering Corporation.
How Does Staxyn Work?
Staxyn works by increasing the amount of a certain chemical that causes the muscles in the penis to relax during sexual arousal. When these muscles relax, more blood can flow into the penis. It is this blood flow into the penis that causes it to become erect.
Clinical Effects of Staxyn
In clinical studies, Staxyn has been shown to improve ED in men. In these studies, more men who took Staxyn were able to get and keep an erection than men who received a placebo (a "sugar pill" that does not contain any active ingredients).
For example, in one study, 60 percent of the men who took Staxyn were able to maintain their erections long enough to have successful intercourse, compared with 27 percent of the men who received the placebo.