At first I was using Trimix and experienced the same. I found however I could actually fall asleep in that state so "before bed activity" helped the situation.
I did switch to Bimix and it worked wonders. However it was not quite as reliable. Then I still had the Trimix and inadvertantly used it again. And no pain. So now I can use either and both seem to work well.
I have noticed that if I use it multiple days in a row, it seems less effective than if there a 2-3 days between uses. OK, I hope that wasn't TMI!
42 yo. now
5/07 PSA 4.65 at routine physical
6/07 biopsy positive for cancer...Gleason 3+4...diagnosed at 41 y.o.
6/07-9/07 manic research and interviews with physicians across the country in search of the "right" decision. I went to Mass General in Boston, Loma Linda, University of Chicago and Northwestern.
9/17/07 - Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy Surgery at Northwestern Memorial in Chicago by Dr. William Catalona. Thankful the father of the PSA test was right here in Chicago.
Post op pathology was Gleason 3+4 with negative margins, no seminal vesicale involvement, no lymphatic or vascular invasion, bladder and urethral free and tumor volume was 5% of 27.3g.
9/27/07 - Catheter removal...let the games begin...
12/07 - Threw out the pads. I only had to use 1 pad per day for protection against minor drips.
I started Trimix 8 weeks after surgery with success.
I hope someday I won't need injections, but I hope more that my PSA stays at 0 forever.