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What does DOA stand for?

DOA stands for Duration of Action (pharmacology)

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A: Although PDEIs have similar efficacy, your urologist will consider several factors when recommending ED medication: 1) your preference for or perceptions about a particular PDEI, 2) cost of the treatment, 3) the duration of action or how long the erection is likely to last, 4) your desired frequency for sexual intercourse, and 5) the unique adverse-effect profile.
The issuance of this second Invisicare patent protects the unique mechanism by which we can safely deliver formulated products using Invisicare to remain on the skin for extended periods of time, resulting in improved efficacy, longer duration of action, reduced irritation and lower dosage of active agent required.
With faster absorption and onset, and a shorter duration of action, the insulin analog is suited for mealtime bolus dosing to control postprandial glycemia.