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

Pfizer in talks to merge off-patent assets with Mylan
Deal would create large seller of drugs including former blockbuster brands Lipitor and Viagra (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer and Mylan in talks to merge off-patent drugs operations
Stock deal would create large seller of products including former blockbusters Lipitor and Viagra (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pfizer and Mylan set to merge off-patent drugs operations
Stock deal will create large seller of products including former blockbusters Lipitor and Viagra (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nuway Distributors llc Issues Voluntary [Worldwide/Nationwide] Recall of APEXXX Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil
Nuway Distributors llc is voluntarily recalling all lots of APEXXX tablets to the consumer level. FDA analysis found APEXXX to contain amounts of the PDE-5 Inhibitor, sildenafil, which is the active ingredient in an FDA-approved drug for erectile dysfunction (ED) making this tainted dietary supplement and unapproved drug. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Caverflo.com Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee due to the Presence of Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Undeclared Milk
Caverflo.com is voluntarily recalling all lots of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee, 25 grams to the consumer level. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed the presence of Sildenafil and Tadalafil which are the active ingredients in two FDA-approved prescription drugs used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). Caverflo.com has received a report of an individual death after use of the coffee. Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee may also contain undeclared milk. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 25, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Vitility Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Man of Steel Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil
Sacramento, California, Man of Steel is voluntarily recalling 175 lots of Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2, 4000mg at the retail level. The products have been found to contained undeclared Sildenafil. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 24, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Here Is A'Big Penis' Warning From The FDA
These supplements contain a hidden, undeclared ingredient that's found in Viagra. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

The FDA Has Issued A Warning About These'Enhancement' Products
These supplements contain a hidden, undeclared ingredient that's found in Viagra. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Do not use Big Penis, regulators warn
The product, promoted as a natural male sexual stimulant, is available online and does not require a prescription. But it contains sildenafil, which is so potent it requires a doctor's approval. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Notification: Herb Viagra contains hidden drug ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Herb Viagra, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified during an examination of international mail shipments. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 17, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA recommends against use of Revatio (sildenafil) in children with pulmonary hypertension
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that Revatio (sildenafil) not be prescribed to children (ages 1 through 17) for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH; high pressure in the blood vessels leading to the lungs). (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 26, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality
On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its surface, the move seems like a win for women’s sexual health—but it has reignited a debate over the role drugs should play in complicated issues like desire. Vyleesi, which is made by AMAG Pharmaceuticals and known scientifically as bremelanotide, is the second drug approved by the FDA to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), a condition that involves low sexual desire, and resulting distress or interpersonal issues, in premenopausal women. The first such ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news

Why This New FDA-approved Drug Vyleesi Is Not'Female Viagra '
Generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder is not the same as erectile dysfunction. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

New Sex Drug for Women to Improve Low Libido Is Approved by the F.D.A.
The treatment involves an injectable pen and can cause nausea. Only one other ‘Viagra for women’ therapy is on the market. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Thomas Tags: Food and Drug Administration AMAG Pharmaceuticals Women and Girls Gender Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Sex Vyleesi Addyi (Drug) your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women
The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA approves new 'female Viagra' injection that targets brain receptors
The new product, an injectable administered like an EpiPen called Vyleesi, was given the green light on Friday to be prescribed to women who struggle with sexual desire and distress. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The FDA may soon give women more options for boosting their libidos
More than two decades after Viagra revolutionized the treatment of men ’s sexual health, women looking for a pharmaceutical boost in the bedroom are having another kind of Me Too moment.In the coming days, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to decide whether to approve a new medication... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news