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2009-11-04 08:00:00

SEOUL, Korea, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dong-A PharmTech Co. Ltd., announced that its U.S. partner, Warner Chilcott plc, has initiated two, phase III trials for udenafil, a new long acting drug under development for erectile dysfunction (ED). Each randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of udenafil, an orally administered selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase versus placebo. The trials will be conducted in 80 sites in the U.S....

2009-10-20 14:36:08

For patients with erectile dysfunction, treatment with oral medications demonstrates significant improvements in sexual intercourse and erectile function The American College of Physicians (ACP) today issued recommendations for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). ACP, the nation's largest medical specialty organization and second-largest physician group, strongly recommends that physicians initiate therapy with an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitor in men who seek...

2009-09-28 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products, today announced that Timothy Morris, chief financial officer, will present an overview of the company at the JMP Securities Healthcare Focus Conference in New York City. The VIVUS presentation will take place at the New York Palace Hotel on Monday, October 5, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. ET. A live...

2009-09-25 07:56:25

Compounds related to Viagra, which is already in clinical trials to prevent heart failure, may also counter the disease in a different way, according to a study published online today in the journal Circulation Research. The results hold promise for the design of a new drug class and for its potential use in combination with Viagra or beta blockers. In heart failure, which affects about 5.7 million Americans, the heart gradually loses the ability to pump with enough force to supply the body...

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2009-09-21 13:39:25

Scientists reported on Monday that they are in the process of developing a topical anti-impotence cream. Writing in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, scientists from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University found that topical versions of Viagra, Levitra and Cialis could be absorbed through the skin with fewer side effects, and quicker reaction time. According to BBC Health, erectile dysfunction pills may have been used by tens of millions of men so far, mostly with great...

2009-09-19 10:17:51

New drug delivery system could significantly lessen side effects An innovative drug-delivery system "“ nanoparticles encapsulating nitric oxide or prescription drugs "“ shows promise for topical treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The new system, tested successfully on a small number of animals, could potentially prevent side effects associated with oral ED medications, if...

2009-08-24 08:51:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the nationwide recall of a dietary supplement sold under the name Steam. The FDA said Nutracoastal Trading LLC of Freeport, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling Steam lot 90260 because it contains Tadalafil, an active ingredient of an FDA-approved drug used for erectile dysfunction. The inclusion of the drug makes Steam dietary supplement an unapproved drug, the FDA said. The undeclared ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription...

2009-08-04 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products, today announced that Timothy Morris, chief financial officer, will present an overview of the company at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference in Boston. The VIVUS presentation will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. ET. A live...

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2009-07-28 16:40:00

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Tuesday it had halted a trial of the drug sildenafil for patients with sickle cell disease, saying the drug caused serious medical problems.The trial was testing the safety and effectiveness of sildenafil, sold by Pfizer as Viagra and Revatio, as a treatment for pulmonary hypertension in patients with sickle cell disease, said the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).Patients without sickle cell disease taking the sildenafil --...

2009-07-11 12:12:39

Local authorities in Majorna, Sweden, must subsidize a 30-year-old impotent man's Viagra prescription, a court ruled. The County Administrative Court ruled in favor of the man, who argued having sex is essential to a reasonable quality of life, The Local reported Saturday. An assistance program in Majorna had denied the man's original request because Viagra, a drug used to treat erectile disfunction, was not included on a list of subsidized medicines. The court left open the issue of how much...


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