Learn about the 2 equally important parts of your treatment: working with your HCP and your role at home with penile modeling activities.
Important Safety Information
XIAFLEX® can cause serious side effects, including:
Symptoms of corporal rupture or other serious injury to your penis may include:
Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the symptoms of corporal rupture or serious injury to the penis listed above.
Do not have sex or any other sexual activity between the first and second injections of a treatment cycle.
Do not have sex or have any other sexual activity for at least 4 weeks after the second injection of a treatment cycle with XIAFLEX® and after any pain and swelling has gone away.
XIAFLEX® for the treatment of Peyronie's disease is only available through a restricted program called the XIAFLEX® Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Program. For more information about the XIAFLEX® REMS Program, go to www.XIAFLEXREMS.com or call 1‑877‑942‑3539.
Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms of an allergic reaction after an injection of XIAFLEX®:
Before receiving XIAFLEX®, tell your healthcare provider if you have had an allergic reaction to a previous XIAFLEX® injection, or have a bleeding problem or any other medical conditions. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non‑prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Using XIAFLEX® with certain other medicines can cause serious side effects. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take medicines to thin your blood (anticoagulants). If you are told to stop taking a blood thinner before your XIAFLEX® injection, your healthcare provider should tell you when to restart the blood thinner. Ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are unsure.
What should I avoid while receiving XIAFLEX®?
Avoid situations that may cause you to strain your stomach (abdominal) muscles, such as straining during bowel movements.
Do not use a vacuum erection device during your treatment with XIAFLEX®.
XIAFLEX® can cause serious side effects, including increased chance of bleeding. Bleeding or bruising at the injection site can happen in people who receive XIAFLEX®. Talk to your healthcare provider if you have a problem with your blood clotting. XIAFLEX® may not be right for you.
The most common side effects with XIAFLEX® for the treatment of Peyronie's disease include:
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
These are not all of the possible side effects with XIAFLEX®. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
What is XIAFLEX®?
XIAFLEX® is a prescription medicine used to treat adult men with Peyronie's disease who have a "plaque" that can be felt and a curve in their penis greater than 30 degrees when treatment is started.
It is not known if XIAFLEX® is safe and effective in children under the age of 18.