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2009-05-13 05:30:00

Enrollment in First Pivotal Phase 3 Avanafil Study REVIVE (TA-301) is Complete MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes and sexual health, today announced that it has initiated an open label safety study (TA-314) with its investigational drug, avanafil, in males with erectile dysfunction (ED). VIVUS also announced today that...

2009-05-06 07:00:00

Data Published in May Issue of Journal of Sexual Medicine INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study which showed that tadalafil 5 mg dose taken once daily was generally well-tolerated, improved erectile function for men with erectile dysfunction (ED) and reported improvement in the sexual quality of life scores for men and their female partners. The 12-week study monitored 342 men...

2009-04-29 13:46:21

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the nationwide recall of Libimax brand sexual supplement due to a safety hazard. The FDA said the Nature & Health Co. of Brea, Calif., initiated the voluntary recall because a FDA lab analysis showed the product contains tadalafil, an active ingredient of an FDA-approved drug for erectile dysfunction. The federal agency said tadalafil can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, lowering blood pressure to dangerous levels....

2009-04-15 07:00:00

A Drug With Greater Efficacy than Levitra for Patients with Hypertension Priced at a Five Percent Discount to Levitra Would Earn a 50 Percent Patient Share in the U.S., According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although surveyed primary care physicians (PCPs) are generally satisfied with the efficacy of available...

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2009-04-14 15:43:34

A new study has shown treatments for erectile dysfunction, such as the hugely popular drug Viagra, do not appear to pose long-term damage to men's sight. Doctors were concerned that Viagra and other drugs like it might be harmful after some men reported blurred and blue-tinged vision. Viagra and Cialis, another big erectile dysfunction drug, account for a billion dollars in sales in 2008. According to the results published in the April issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, the six-month study...

2009-04-14 07:59:02

Two medications used to treat erectile dysfunction in men (tadalafil and sildenafil) do not appear to have visual side effects when taken daily for six months, despite concerns about eye-related complications, according to a report in the April issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.The advent of the medications sildenafil citrate (sold as Viagra), tadalafil (sold as Cialis) and verdenafil hydrochloride (sold as Levitra) has profoundly changed the treatment of...

2009-03-25 10:00:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- An amazing medical discovery that provides a permanent solution for Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is in the US and looking to make the big three ED pills obsolete. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/bathmateus/37601/ Developed by engineers, originally marketed for male enhancement and now sold in the US at www.bathmateus.com, the Bathmate Hydropump reverses Erectile Dysfunction through its revolutionary use of water....

2009-03-20 18:40:52

Sources at a British school for students ages 13-19 said a female student was suspended after she was caught distributing Viagra to classmates. The sources at England's Frome Community College said the teenager was suspended after she brought prescription drugs believed to be Viagra -- which is not licensed for children under age 18 -- to school and gave the erectile dysfunction pills to fellow students, This Is Somerset reported Friday. Head teacher Wendy Missons confirmed that a girl was...

2009-02-18 17:02:36

Per-capita spending on erectile dysfunction drugs in British Columbia was 13 percent higher than the Canadian national average last year, researchers say. The University of British Columbia report on prescription drug spending doesn't explain why more Viagra, Cialis and Levitra was prescribed in British Columbia, the Vancouver Sun reported. Alan Cassels, a drug policy researcher of the University of Victoria, said the increase may be due to the drugs being used recreationally in the...

2009-01-28 13:15:48

Medications bought over the Internet can be fake and contain shoe polish or chalk as well as support terrorism, a British researcher says. In an editorial in the February issue of the International Journal of Clinical Practice, Dr. Graham Jackson said Britain's Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency estimates nearly 62 percent of the prescription medicines offered on the Internet -- without the need for a prescription -- are fakes. Harmful ingredients found in counterfeit...


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