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2010-11-19 13:09:00

Marketed as a 'male sexual stimulant,' product contains hidden drug ingredient SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Vigor-25, a product marketed as a natural dietary supplement to enhance male sexual performance, should not be purchased or used because it contains sildenafil, the active ingredient in the prescription drug Viagra. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Sildenafil may interact with...

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2010-10-19 09:25:00

Viagra, the famous little blue pill that millions of men use for erectile dysfunction, and originally developed to help ailing hearts, may now also help treat heart symptoms of muscular dystrophy, according to researchers Monday. Mice that were genetically engineered to have a condition similar to Duchenne muscular dystrophy were tested and scientists found the drug could improve how the heart works, according to their research. Joseph Beavoa of the University of Washington and colleagues...

2010-10-01 13:59:27

Feature: Merging of marketing and medical science: female sexual dysfunction Drug companies have not only sponsored the science of a new condition known as female sexual dysfunction, they have helped to construct it, in order to build global markets for new drugs, reveals an article in this week's BMJ. Researching his new book 'Sex, Lies and Pharmaceuticals' Ray Moynihan, journalist and lecturer at the University of Newcastle in Australia, discovered that drug industry employees have worked...

2010-08-25 14:17:00

Product marketed for sexual enhancement is contaminated with potentially dangerous ingredient SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to take TimeOut Capsules because it contains an active drug ingredient that can dangerously lower blood pressure. The product is marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-17 06:30:00

CRANBURY, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PTN) today announced positive results of a Phase 1 clinical trial of subcutaneously administered bremelanotide, its melanocortin agonist drug candidate for treatment of male erectile dysfunction (ED) and female sexual dysfunction (FSD). The results demonstrate that with subcutaneous administration consistent therapeutic blood plasma levels can be obtained without sustained clinically significant blood...

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2010-08-06 12:00:13

The Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association (MTEA) union is asking a judge to force the region's school board to reinstate Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs to their taxpayer-funded health care coverage, according to a Friday report by Associated Press (AP) writer Ryan J. Foley. According to Foley, "The filing is the latest in a two-year legal campaign in which the union has argued, so far unsuccessfully, that the board's policy of excluding erectile dysfunction drugs...

2010-06-24 06:30:00

CRANBURY, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PTN) today announced the completion of patient dosing and database lock in a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple dose, crossover study of bremelanotide, its subcutaneously administered melanocortin agonist for treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). Palatin expects to report top-line data in the next calendar quarter. The endpoints in the study are evaluation of plasma exposure and blood...

2010-06-19 16:40:00

Product marketed as sexual enhancement is contaminated with potentially dangerous ingredient SILVER SPRING, Md., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that Magic Power Coffee, an instant coffee product marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement, contains an active drug ingredient that can dangerously lower blood pressure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) (Logo:...

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2010-06-17 06:35:00

The drug industry's latest attempt to find a female equivalent to Viagra fell short in two separate studies, according to federal regulators on Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration is considering Boehringer Ingelheim's drug flibanserin for pre-menopausal women who experienced a lack in sexual desire, a market that drug makers have been targeting for years since the epic success of Viagra for men. The hunt for a female version of Viagra has proved elusive though, with many drugs...

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2010-06-10 14:45:00

The FDA annoucned that it has warned Pfizer Inc for failing to quickly report serious and unexpected potential side effects from its drugs that have already been placed on the market. The FDA wrote a 12-page warning letter to Pfizer Chief Executive Jeffery Kinder that cited numerous examples involving some of the company's top-known brands, including impotence drug Viagra, cholesterol pill Lipitor and seizure medicine Lyrica. According to the FDA's letter that was released by Pfizer on...


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