FAQs on Erectile Dysfunction

What is erectile dysfunction?

“Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the failure to achieve erection, ejaculation, or both.”

Evaluation of erectile dysfunction can be through

  • International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF)

What is International index of erectile function?

  • It is a comprehensive questionnaire approved by the WHO for assessment of
    • Erectile function
    • Orgasmic function
    • Sexual desire
    • Intercourse satisfaction
    • Overall satisfaction

Who needs to be assessed?

  • This assessment is specifically for the male population
  • Age > 50
  • Comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension for more than 5 years
  • Those who are unable to get an/or sustain erection

Common causes of low IIEF score:

  • Age
  • Stress
  • Co-morbidity including diabetes, hypertension and medications there of
  • Generally lower physical activity
  • Overweight conditions
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco
  • Habituated alcohol consumption more than 3 times a week

What is C23C?

  • Brand name meaning – “See 23 Chromosomes”
    • Fertilization occurs when 23 female chromosomes unite with 23 male chromosomes

Is it Ayurvedic?

  • Yes. C23C is an ayurvedic formulation, drawing on the wisdom from ancient text bhavprakasha

Are there any trials on done with C23C?

  • Yes C23C is being currently assessed / evaluated at multiple centers for
  • Treatment of male erectile dysfunction
    • Improvement in IIEF score is the primary end point of the trial
      • A sample IIEF score is available for self-assessment Patients scoring low in the IIEF score on day 0 are given treatment of C23C for 1 month, to check on the improvement of score.

For the use of registered medical practitioner only.

Disclaimer: This is not intended to promote self-medication. Always consult your doctor before taking any medication and / or if signs and symptoms persist.