The Protein Shoppe, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of the “Red- E” Male Enhancement Tablet Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil
The Protein Shoppe, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of “Red-E” (Male Enhancement tablet) to the consumer level. This recall has been initiated after an FDA laboratory analysis found the product to contain undeclared sildenafil, a Phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor which is the active ingred (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs may reduce risk of death from colon cancer by 20%
A new study from Lund University in Sweden found that about 10% of colon cancer patients taking erectile dysfunction drugs died compared to 17.5% of the patients not taking the drugs, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Viagra, Cialis Help Boost Colon Cancer Survival?
Title: Could Viagra, Cialis Help Boost Colon Cancer Survival?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Could Viagra, Cialis Help Boost Colon Cancer Survival?
THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2020 -- Erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs such as Viagra, Cialis and Levitra may do more than restore sexual function -- they may also prolong the lives of men with colon cancer. That's the conclusion of a new Swedish study, which... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Potency-enhancing drugs linked to decreased risks in men with colorectal cancer
(Lund University) A new study from Lund University and Region Sk å ne in Sweden indicates that potency-enhancing PDE5 inhibitor drugs have an anti-cancer potential with the ability to improve the prognosis in patients with colorectal cancer. PDE5 inhibitors include a few approved drugs in which sildenafil (Viagra) is the most well-known. The article is published in Nature Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lebanon County Man Charged with Trafficking Counterfeit Drugs
FDA OCI, Stefan Knoche, Lebanon PA, trafficking, counterfeit drugs, darknet, Viagra, Aurogra, Xanax, Levitra, Cialis, Valium, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 10, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction drugs can help cells destroy misfolded proteins
(Harvard Medical School) PDE5 inhibitors -- which include the erectile dysfunction drugs sildenafil and tadalafil -- can activate the cell's protein quality-control systems and improve its ability to dispose of misfolded proteins. Researchers observed lower accumulation of mutant proteins and reduced cell death and anatomical defects in zebrafish models of neurodegeneration after treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 22, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Viagra Doesn't Solve All Sexual Problems, Men Discover
Title: Viagra Doesn't Solve All Sexual Problems, Men DiscoverCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - July 21, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Viagra Doesn't Solve All Sexual Problems, Men Discover
MONDAY, July 20, 2020 -- Viagra, the wonder drug for men suffering from impotence, is not a cure for all sexual health ills, a new study shows. Since it hit the scene, men aren't complaining about erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation as... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Male sexual worries: What has changed in the post-Viagra age?
(European Association of Urology) Scientists report a change in why men seek help for sexual problems, with fewer men complaining about impotence (erectile dysfunction) and premature ejaculation, and more men, especially younger men, complaining about low sexual desire and curvature of the penis (Peyronie's disease). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Marmex Corp Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement, Due to Undeclared Sildenafil
Orange, CA, Marmex Corp is voluntarily recalling All lots of Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement, 500mg to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to contain sildenafil. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 19, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Vaccines, Antibodies and Drug Libraries. The Possible COVID-19 Treatments Researchers Are Excited About
In early April, about four months after a new, highly infectious coronavirus was first identified in China, an international group of scientists reported encouraging results from a study of an experimental drug for treating the viral disease known as COVID-19. It was a small study, reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, but showed that remdesivir, an unapproved drug that was originally developed to fight Ebola, helped 68% of patients with severe breathing problems due to COVID-19 to improve; 60% of those who relied on a ventilator to breathe and took the drug were able to wean themselves off the machines after 18...
Source: TIME: Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Could nitric oxide treat coronavirus? US doctors are testing the gas that gave us Viagra
A trial of researchers from the US and Europe are beginning a trial in which coronavirus patients will inhale nitric oxide through a CPAP machine for 20 to 30 minutes a day, twice daily, for two weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a discovery that brought us Viagra could help those battling the coronavirus
Inhaled nitric oxide appeared to kill the coronavirus that caused severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, and it might work on COVID-19 as well. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

How a discovery that brought us Viagra could help those battling the coronavirus
Inhaled nitric oxide appeared to kill the coronavirus that caused severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, and it might work on COVID-19 as well. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Could Viagra, Cialis Work Largely by Placebo Effect?
THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 -- Until the discovery of Viagra, men with erectile dysfunction were largely left with the impression that their sexual problems were all in their head. That might still be somewhat true, even in this age of little blue... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How gel made from VIAGRA eases painful blisters suffered by cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy
Now scientists have developed a water-based gel containing 5 per cent sildenafil, which, initial research suggests, helps to protect against and treat painful and red skin caused by radiotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra sales soared on Valentine's Day to highest ever recorded
LloydsPharmacy reported an astonishing 68 per cent increase in purchases on February 14. Viagra Connect has been available over-the-counter for two years in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cialis (tadalafil) vs. Viagra (sildenafil)
Title: Cialis (tadalafil) vs. Viagra (sildenafil)Category: MedicationsCreated: 10/30/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - February 12, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Doctors group petitions FDA to require ED drug labels recommend plant-based diet
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) Package labels for Viagra, Cialis, and other erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs should inform patients that ED is a sign of potentially fatal artery disease, according to a petition the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine filed with the Food and Drug Administration on Feb. 10, 2020. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Main Viagra ingredient can make men see BLUE: Doctors warn of strongest dose of impotence pill
Seventeen men visited a hospital in Turkey with abnormal vision after taking sildenfail, the main ingredient in Viagra. The symptoms wore off after a maximum of 21 days without lasting damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could ED Drugs Threaten Men's Vision?
FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 -- Viagra can salvage a man's sex life, but in rare cases it may temporarily steal his sight. Researchers report that some men who took sildenafil -- the generic form of the impotence drug -- suffered from vision problems,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Taking Viagra can make men see BLUE: Doctors warn of strongest dose of impotence pill
Seventeen men visited a hospital in Turkey with abnormal vision after taking sildenfail, the active ingredient in Viagra. The symptoms wore off after a maximum of 21 days without lasting damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seeing blue after the little blue pill: Visual disturbances in Viagra users
(Frontiers) Sildenafil, a common treatment for erectile dysfunction, is typically safe with limited side effects. However, a new study reports persistent visual side-effects, including light sensitivity and color vision impairment, in a group of first-time users who took the highest recommended dose. Fortunately, these symptoms cleared up within 21 days for all the patients and appear to be very rare. Due to this, the study cautions that first-time Viagra users should start with a low dose. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guilty Plea: Male Enhancement Pills Were Not “All Natural” Supplements
misbranded drug, pharmaceutical grade, erectile dysfunction, drugs, Chin a, herbal remedies, Rick Shepard, Overland Park KS, Epic Products, Euphoric, adult novelty stores, Tadalafil, Sildenafil, Viagra, Cialis, capsules, labels, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 30, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Long term risks cast further doubt on the use of Viagra for foetal therapy
(University of Manchester) University of Manchester scientists investigating a possible treatment for foetal growth restriction (FGR), a condition in which babies grow poorly in the womb, have urged further caution on the use of Viagra.The drug, commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, as it enhances blood flow - has been undergoing trials as a potential treatment for FGR. However, in a recent study in mice, Viagra showed no improvement in foetal growth but did result in high blood pressure in the pups as they reached maturity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Long-term risks cast further doubt on the use of Viagra for fetal therapy
(University of Manchester) University of Manchester scientists investigating a possible treatment for fetal growth restriction (FGR), a condition in which babies grow poorly in the womb, have urged further caution on the use of Viagra.The drug, commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, as it enhances blood flow -- has been undergoing trials as a potential treatment for FGR. However, in a recent study in mice, Viagra showed no improvement in fetal growth but did result in high blood pressure in the pups as they reached maturity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Individual Indicted and Arrested for Smuggling Counterfeit and Misbranded Products from China
Smuggling, Counterfeit, Misbranded, China, Sameer Bani, Puerto Rico, controlled substance, trafficking, indictment, active pharmaceutical ingredients, false or misleading labeling, Fruta Planta, weight loss, sibutramine, phenolphthalein, API, Li da DAI DAI HUA, sildenafil, SilmExtreme, Vegetal Vigra (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 23, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

All roads lead to migraine
(International Headache Society) Dr. Samaira Younis, from the Danish Headache Center in Copenhagen, Denmark, shares her research results, which suggests there are no differences between migraine attacks clinical characteristics following administration of 2 different compounds in patients, CGRP and sildenafil, meaning they share common cellular signaling pathways. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sildenafil for the Treatment of Preeclampsia, an Update Sildenafil for the Treatment of Preeclampsia, an Update
Is sildenafil a safe and effective treatment option for preeclampsia in pregnancy? A new review examines the evidence.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Nature ’s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10 Male Enhancement Capsules due to an Undeclared PDE-5 Inhibitor Found in The Product
Nature ’s Rx is voluntarily recalling lot: 01251ZX1, Expiry Date: 11/2022 of Silver Bullet (10 Male Enhancement Capsules). This recall has been initiated after an FDA laboratory analysis found the product to contain undeclared sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, which is a PDE-5 inhibitor. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 14, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Med Man Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Up2 Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil
Med Man Distribution is voluntarily recalling all lots of Up2 Dietary supplement There is no other all-natural libido for men and women to the consumer level. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 9, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: Viagra BMTs, Pregnancy Stress, Breast Cancer Vaccine The Week That Wasn't: Viagra BMTs, Pregnancy Stress, Breast Cancer Vaccine
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.Medscape (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer
Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit. Yesterday exporting alprostadil was banned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra may be the secret to better bone marrow transplants, mouse study finds
A new study from the University of California Santa Cruz gave mice a dose of Viagra followed by an injection of another drug. It helped stem cells detach from bone marrow in just two hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra May Enhance Stem Cell Treatments For Leukemia
Viagra when combined with another FDA-approved drug may enhance the collection of blood stem cells, used in the treatment of leukemia and several other diseases. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Illegally Distributing Anabolic Steroids and Other Misbranded Drugs
George Sambuca, Philadelphia PA, Henderson NV, anabolic steroids, body enhancing, Testosterone, Nandrolone, Stanozolol, Oxandrolone, Oxymetholone, controlled substances, Dynasty Lab, Viagra, Cialis, Trestalone, Dihydroboldenone, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 8, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Viagra user, 26, now impotent after doctors 'mutilated' his penis
Nat Thind, of Hampshire, took Viagra in June. He claims doctors tried to subside his erection for three days before it went down naturally, but he has been left with permanent damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rochester Man Sentenced for Smuggling Counterfeit Cialis and Viagra into the United States
Samuel McFarland, Rochester NY, Hong Kong, false listing, intercepted package (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 4, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Holding for Sale or Dispensing Counterfeit ED Pills
Rahnon Carter, Columbus OH, counterfeit Viagra, counterfeit Cialis, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 4, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about 'Viagra' for females
This article looks at how these drugs work, possible side effects, and alternatives. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

FDA decision could lead to increased sales of 'female Viagra'
The ruling marks a change in how patients can use the sex-drive drug. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 12, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Why FDA decision could lead to increased sales of Raleigh pharma's 'female Viagra'
Patients of a Raleigh firm's sex-drive drug are clear to mix alcohol into the mix following an FDA decision. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Why Cindy Eckert pulled nearly $16M for her Raleigh company
Just over a year after re-launching her old company, Cindy Eckert has brought in another $15.9 million from an army of investors to continue bolstering their sales of its 'female viagra.' (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Why Cindy Eckert pulled nearly $16M for her Raleigh company
Just over a year after re-launching her old company, Cindy Eckert has brought in another $15.9 million from an army of investors to continue bolstering their sales of its 'female viagra.' (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 16, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

New Zealanders warned about the consumption of 'sexy pavement lichen'
A common species of urban lichen is being promoted as a natural alternative to Viagra, much to the concern of scientistsBotanists in New Zealand are warning the public not to consume lichen growing on footpaths and shady rocks throughout the country, after misleading stories about its stimulatory properties spread rapidly online.The University of Otago lichenologist Dr Allison Knight dubbed a common species of local lichen “sexy pavement lichen” after discovering it was being promoted as a natural alternative to Viagra in online marketplaces, especially in China.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Eleanor Ainge Roy in Christchurch Tags: New Zealand Environment Science Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long Viagra lasts
Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Your Guide to 'Female Viagra'
Medicines for low sex drive in women are often called “female Viagra.” Find out what they are and whether they might work to boost your sex drive. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retiring CEO Bresch leaves a legacy of growth at Mylan
Global pharmaceutical company Mylan NV announced its CEO and Board Director Heather Bresch will retire as the company merges with Pfizer Inc. unit Upjohn by the middle of 2020 to form a new company with the EpiPen, Lipitor and Viagra among its products. In 2012, Bresch was the first woman named CEO of a Fortune 500 global pharmaceutical company. During an almost three-decade career at Mylan, she helped transform the company from a 300-employee, $100 million revenue, single-country operation into… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

New Penis Implant Raises the Bar for Erectile Dysfunction Solutions
U.S. surgeons treating erectile dysfunction (ED) now have access to a malleable penile prosthesis that is easier to implant and designed to offer the patient and his partner a "more authentic, natural-feeling" erection. The recently-launched Tactra prosthesis is manually lifted up for intercourse and manually pushed down when not in use. It is the first new innovation in penile implants from Boston Scientific in more than a decade. The Tactra is designed with a natural-feeling dual-layer silicone and includes a nitinol core, which is supposed to help optimize comfort, rigidity,...
Source: MDDI - July 29, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Implants Source Type: news