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FDA Warning Issued On ADHD Drug Due To Painful Priapism
2013-12-17 15:58:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A type of stimulant used to treat attention deficit disorders can lead to the development of long-lasting and sometimes painful erections, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a written warning released on Tuesday. The condition, referred to as priapism, was linked in an FDA review to males between 8 to 33 years of age who took drugs containing methylphenidate, the active ingredient in Ritalin and Concerta. “Patients who...

2013-09-30 14:13:54

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that C6', a compound that releases nitric oxide in the body, prevented abnormalities associated with priapism in mice with and without sickle cell disease It's not the little blue pill famous for helping men get big results, but for those who need it, the outcome might be even more significant. A new research report published online in The FASEB Journal, offers hope to men who experience priapism. This condition, which is often seen in men with...

2009-10-31 13:34:44

Thousands of men are afflicted with an embarrassing and painful condition that triggers spontaneous, long-lasting erections. There are limited treatment options, but a solution could be on the way thanks to new research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Priapism is a condition of persistent painful penile erection in the absence of sexual desire. It is highly associated with sickle cell disease, leukemia and other blood disorders. It can also result from vasoactive...

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...

2008-07-16 09:01:20

INDIANAPOLIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new survey reveals that while 82 percent of men with erectile dysfunction (ED) surveyed recognize it as an indicator of other health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, nearly 40 percent have never discussed the condition with their doctors. The survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs and sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company , makers of Cialis(R) (tadalafil), was designed to further understand men's current beliefs about ED and ED...


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