Bremelanotide (PT-141) Nasal Spray

This medication requires a prescription.

PT-141 (Bremelanotide) Nasal Spray

Why some patients are prescribed bremelanotide in a nasal spray

  • It’s not an injection- patients are often afraid of needles needle anxiety) and pain from needles.
  • Rapid absorption and possible faster onset of action compared to other forms of administration. Nasal mucosa has a rich blood supply and a large surface area, allowing for efficient absorption of medications directly into the bloodstream.
  • Easy to administer: Nasal sprays are generally easy to use, non-invasive, and more convenient for individuals who may have difficulties with other routes of administration.
  • Patient compliance: Nasal sprays are easy to use, often well-tolerated, and can be self-administered by patients.


PT-141 (Bremelanotide) for Women

PT-141 (bremelanotide) modifies sexual brain processing in women with low sexual desire.

Vyleesi, approved in 2019, is only available as a subcutaneous injection yet some do not want to use the injection because of fear of needles (needle anxiety) or inconvenience. A nasal spray or lozenge may be an option for females unable to use the injection.

PT-141 (Bremelanotide) for Men

The mechanism of how PT 141, (bremelanotide) works in men with erectile dysfunction (ED) or low sexual desire is more understood than how it works in women for sexual dysfunction. It is a peptide that works differently than other drugs for ED so can be tried where a male has not responded to other ED therapies. PT-141(bremelanotide) binds to melanocortin receptors in the brain to increase arousal and desire.

Bremelanotide (PT-141) Experts

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