Harvey Weinstein reportedly injected erectile dysfunction drugs into his penis — here’s what those are
The New York Times reports that Harvey Weinstein made his assistants bring him the injections in brown paper bags, often delivering the doses to hotels before his meetings with women.
Penile injections are administered directly into the penis and can start working in as little as five minutes
The treatment is effective in roughly 70-80% of patients with erectile disfunction.
More allegations about dethroned movie mogul Harvey Weinstein reveal a twisted web of disturbing ways he used his power to both facilitate and hide his sexually abusive behavior.
Following the New York Times and New Yorker’s initial reports that Weinstein harassed, groped and raped A-list actresses, models, and assistants he worked with for nearly three decades, a new bombshell report from the Times details how Weinstein used his well-heeled connections, as well as a network of spies and silencers, to cover up those stories for years.
According to the Times, Weinstein often had his assistants “procure his penile injections for erectile dysfunction,” which he paid for on the company credit card. One assistant told the Times that she “had to keep a supply of the shots at her desk, dispense them to him in brown paper bags and sometimes deliver the medication to hotels and elsewhere before his meetings with women.”
Here’s what the injections are, and some of the legitimate ways they’re used.
A penile injection instead of pills for erectile disfunction
“Little blue pills” like Viagra don’t cause arousal, they simply increase blood flow to the penis, making it easier to get and keep an erection.
Since the pills rely on good blood circulation, they do best with undamaged nerves. Patients who’ve had surgeries or prostatectomies can have trouble getting the drugs to work. The AARP says drugs like Cialis and Viagra are typically around 50-60% effective, but success …read more
Source:: Business Insider