Drug ad campaign touts 'female Viagra' in the name of equality
The "Right to Desire" campaign relies on feminist messages and social media to raise patient awareness about low libido in women. Addyi, the only drug approved to treat it, has shown limited effectiveness. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra-like drug slowed, reversed heart failure in sheep
An erectile dysfunction drug may be able to treat heart failure, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure'
Research in sheep finds that a drug that doctors prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can effectively treat the effects of heart failure. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

How VIAGRA could cure heart failure: Blue pill ‘restores organ’s ability to respond to adrenaline’
The little blue pill, used to treat erectile dysfunction, was found to slow and even reverse the progression of the condition in sheep in a study at the University of Manchester. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men warned of the serious health risk of using fake online Viagra
Figures from show that 84 per cent of illicit medicine seized in the UK in 2018 were for erectile dysfunction. Men are turning to illegal websites despite the drug being available in pharmacies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women on female Viagra can now drink alcohol, FDA declares
The little pink pill was first approved in 2015, and remains the only FDA-approved treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in pre-menopausal women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Modifies Alcohol Warning for Addyi, So-called'Female Viagra'FDA Modifies Alcohol Warning for Addyi, So-called'Female Viagra '
Women taking flibanserin, so-called'female Viagra,'no longer have to completely avoid alcohol but should stop drinking at least 2 hours before taking the pill at bedtime or skip the evening dose.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With'Female Viagra '
FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 -- A drug touted as a " female Viagra " can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. As a result, the agency has ordered the drug's maker Sprout... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

SD Import Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Aphrodisiac Capsules Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil
SD Import, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Aphrodisiac, Capsules to the consumer level. The products have been found to be tainted with sildenafil. FDA analysis has found the product to be tainted with sildenafil. Sildenafil is an active pharmaceutical ingredient in FDA approved product used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The presence of sildenafil in Aphrodisiac capsules renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy have not been established and, therefore, subject to recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 12, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Brian Richardson DBA “In Tha Pink” Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil
Brian Richardson DBA “In Tha Pink”, is voluntarily recalling lots with the expiration of October 13, 2020 (13/10/2020) of ground Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the product to be tainted with Sildenafil and Tadalafil (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 8, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

How Viagra could save the lives of children whose mothers had pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia
Sildenafil citrate, the active ingredient in Viagra, lowered blood pressure in rats in a study at the University of Mississippi when the animals were exposed to stress mimicking pre-eclampsia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Sites Upend Doctor-Patient Relations: ‘ It ’ s Restaurant-Menu Medicine ’
A new wave of websites turns physicians into mere gatekeepers for popular lifestyle drugs, increasing public health risks, experts say. The sites say they ease connections with doctors. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NATASHA SINGER and KATIE THOMAS Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Doctors Ethics and Official Misconduct Computers and the Internet Viagra (Drug) Addyi (Drug) Labeling and Labels (Product) Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Start-ups Food and Drug Administration Hers Inc Source Type: news

USA LESS Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of LEOPARD Miracle Honey Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil
USA LESS, is voluntarily recalling all lots of LEOPARD Miracle Honey, to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found LEOPARD Miracle Honey to be tainted with sildenafil. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 25, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Ata Int. Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of BLUEFUSION Capsules, due to presence of Undeclared Sildenafil, Tadalafil, Desmethyl carbodenafil, Dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil, Scutellarin and Daidzein
Ata Int. Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of BLUEFUSION Capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the product to be tainted with sildenafil, tadalafil, desmethyl carbodenafil, dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil, scutellarin and daidzein. Sildenafil and tadalafil are FDA approved drugs for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction and are in a class of drugs called phosphodiesterase (PDE-5) inhibitors. Desmethyl carbodenafil and dithiodesmethyl carbodenafil are analogues of PDE-5 inhibitors and are likely to have the same pharmacological activity as PDE-5 inhibitors and thus carry the same clinic...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 21, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Zambia bans energy drink with male sex booster Viagra
Zambia banned an energy drink on Wednesday after it was shown to have been adulterated with the male sex booster Viagra, according to authorities in Ndola, the city of manufacture. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Feds indict OP man over illicit ED drugs
An Overland Park man has been indicted for allegedly importing and selling erectile dysfunction drugs from China that he touted as "all-natural, herbal supplements," The Kansas City Star reports. He faces one count each of conspiracy and introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce. Richard Shepard, 59, sold the "herbal supplements" wholesale to adult novelty stores throughout the U.S., but didn't inform them that the pills also contained some of the same ingredients found in Viagra and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections are on the rise. Here ’s what you need to know to protect yourself
UCLA Health Rates of sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the past four years to record highs in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ’slatest analysis. In California, the state health departmentfound that the number of people diagnosed with syphilis, gonorrhea or chlamydia in 2017 was 45 percent higher than five years prior.These sorts of statistics may spark a fear that there ’s little we can do to protect ourselves — but that’s not the full story.Dr. Leena Nathan, an obstetrician/gynecologist at UCLA Health-Westlake Village, consults with peo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How Viagra puts a brake on a master growth regulator to treat heart disease
When normal cells grow, divide or do any job in the body, they do so in response to a whole slew of internal sensors that measure nutrients and energy supply, and environmental cues that inform what happens outside the cell. A protein called mTOR receives information from these signals and then directs the cell to take action. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

How Viagra puts a brake on a master growth regulator to treat heart disease
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) When normal cells grow, divide or do any job in the body, they do so in response to a whole slew of internal sensors that measure nutrients and energy supply, and environmental cues that inform what happens outside the cell. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

British firm is developing Viagra rival that takes effect in just five MINUTES
Futura Medical, a pharmaceuticals company in Guildford, is trialling a cream called Eroxon that it says works faster and with fewer side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nature ’ s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10x to Undeclared PDF-5 Inhibitors in the Product
Nature ’ s Rx is voluntarily recalling quantity lots of Silver Bullet 10x, description of dosage form to the hospital, retail or consumer level. This recall has been initiated because the product was found to contain undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredient in Viagra and Cialis respectively, which are PDE-5 inhibitors. The undeclared PDE-5 inhibitors in the product may pose serious health risks because consumers with underlying medical issues may take the products without knowing that they can cause serious harm or interact in dangerous ways with other drugs they may be taking (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 30, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nature ’s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10x to Undeclared PDE-5 Inhibitors in the Product
Nature ’s Rx is voluntarily recalling quantity lots of Silver Bullet 10x, description of dosage form to the hospital, retail or consumer level. This recall has been initiated because the product was found to contain undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredient in Viagra and Cialis respectiv ely, which are PDE-5 inhibitors. The undeclared PDE-5 inhibitors in the product may pose serious health risks because consumers with underlying medical issues may take the products without knowing that they can cause serious harm or interact in dangerous ways with other drugs they may be taking (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 30, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Uganda: Herbal Aphrodisiacs Are Tainted With Viagra
[Deutsche Welle] More than half of the herbal remedies sold in Kampala to treat erection problems contain the drug Viagra, often at dangerous levels, warns Uganda's National Drug Authority. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Arab country turning to 'female Viagra'
Egypt is the first Arab country to authorise the sale of flibanserin - but how well is it going down? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man left with 'doughnut-shaped' holes in vision after downing 10 TIMES recommended dose of Viagra
The unnamed man, of Massachusetts, drank a 30ml bottle, a JAMA report said. Doctors revealed he had sensitivity to light after two months of suffering. It is unknown if he recovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Organic synthesis in a modular robotic system driven by a chemical programming language
The synthesis of complex organic compounds is largely a manual process that is often incompletely documented. To address these shortcomings, we developed an abstraction that maps commonly reported methodological instructions into discrete steps amenable to automation. These unit operations were implemented in a modular robotic platform by using a chemical programming language that formalizes and controls the assembly of the molecules. We validated the concept by directing the automated system to synthesize three pharmaceutical compounds, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, rufinamide, and sildenafil, without any human intervent...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Steiner, S., Wolf, J., Glatzel, S., Andreou, A., Granda, J. M., Keenan, G., Hinkley, T., Aragon-Camarasa, G., Kitson, P. J., Angelone, D., Cronin, L. Tags: Chemistry, Online Only r-articles Source Type: news

Happy Together, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Product Due to Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil
Happy Together, Inc. Boynton Beach, FL is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of the Rhino 5k capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis founds these products to be tainted with sildenafil and Tadalafil. Sildenafil/Tadalafil is an FDA approved drug for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, the presence of sildenafil in the Rhino 5k products renders them unapproved drugs for which safety and efficacy have not been established, therefor subject to recall. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 8, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Cannabis-infused condoms? This company is working on it
A Massachusetts marijuana company is looking to produce cannabis-infused sexual-health products — including cannabis-infused condoms and tampons — and has hired a physician involved in the research of Viagra and Cialis to oversee the work. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Stop vaping Viagra: FDA urges Americans to avoid e-liquid that contains erectile dysfunction drugs
China-based HelloCig Electronic Tech Company is selling two e-liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs. The FDA is cracking down on them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some E-Cig Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Drugs: FDA
Consumers should not use two e-cigarette liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs because they may pose health risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday. The two HelloCig e-liquids contain tadalafil and sildenafil, the main... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA: Some E-Cigarette Liquids Contain Erectile Dysfunction Meds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Consumers should not use two electronic cigarette liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs because they may pose health risks, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Lab tests revealed both sildenafil... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

November 20, 2018: Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Counterfeit Cialis and Viagra into the United States
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 20, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

FDA declines to approve Aquestive's Viagra rival
Aquestive Therapeutics Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its erectile dysfunction treatment and sought additional data. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

This CEO Is Pushing a Pill For Female Sex Drive. But Does the Science Hold Up?
There are two schools of thought about pink. One is that it is the color of bubble gum and Barbie. Cindy Eckert’s view is that it is the color of business. It is a dominant presence at the offices of her Raleigh, N.C., venture-capital firm, the Pink Ceiling, a fund that advertises its main goal as “to make women really f-cking rich.” It’s an even more dominant presence on Eckert, who defies people to observe the taboo on assessing anyone–especially a woman–by their clothes. She wears some hue of pink every working day, accessorized with hot pink nails, lipstick and shoes. Even her hair s...
Source: TIME: Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sex society Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Authority Prohibits Impotency Drugs
[Addis Fortune] Food& Drug Authority (FDA) prohibited the sale of sildenafil citrate, tablets known by the trade name Vega, without a physician's prescription. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

This CEO Is Pushing a Pill For Female Sex Drive. But Does the Science Hold Up?
There are two schools of thought about pink. One is that it is the color of bubble gum and Barbie. Cindy Eckert’s view is that it is the color of business. It is a dominant presence at the offices of her Raleigh, N.C., venture-capital firm, the Pink Ceiling, a fund that advertises its main goal as “to make women really f-cking rich.” It’s an even more dominant presence on Eckert, who defies people to observe the taboo on assessing anyone–especially a woman–by their clothes. She wears some hue of pink every working day, accessorized with hot pink nails, lipstick and shoes. Even her hair s...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sex society Source Type: news

Why can’t so many young, healthy men make love without a little blue pill? 
Britain is the world's first country to allow Viagra to be sold without prescription. Sebastien Smith, 29, from Newcastle revealed why he's been using the drug recreationally for six years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Are We All Having So Little Sex?
Matt, a 34-year-old data analyst from Texas, and his wife dated for seven years before getting married in 2013. When they didn’t live together, they had sex every time they saw each other. After they moved in, however, he says things changed. Their sex life became inconsistent. They’d have a really active week and then a month with nothing, or just one at-bat. It began to hurt their relationship. At one point early in their marriage, Matt’s wife got pregnant, but they weren’t sure the marriage was going to make it, so they terminated the pregnancy. Part of the problem for Matt, who spoke to TIME abo...
Source: TIME: Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sexual Health Source Type: news

FDA: Guess What Is In This Vaping Liquid, Erectile Dysfunction Meds
Here is a stiff warning about a company that allegedly has been putting the ingredients found in Viagra and Cialis in its e-liquids. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

What Is In Your Dietary Supplements? Study Reveals Unapproved Ingredients
Weight loss supplements with the ingredient that's normally in Viagra? A sexual enhancement supplement with a weight loss medication that was pulled from the U.S. market? How " natural " are dietary supplements? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Stop vaping Viagra: FDA cracks down on company selling e-liquid for erectile dysfunction in America
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to HelloCig Electronic Tech Company on Thursday for selling two e-liquids that contain the erectile dysfunction drug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seeing Red: Can Excessive Viagra Dose Permanently Damage Vision?
(MedPage Today) -- Report describes case of persistent colored vision disturbance (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can Viagra permanently damage vision?
A case study examines the damage that Viagra can potentially do to the retina. In doses above recommended levels, the blue pill might make you see red. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Morning Break: Fast Food Nation; Seeing Red With Viagra; Quackery in ICD-11?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - October 4, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What May Happen If You Take Too Much Erectile Dysfunction Medication
Taking sildenafil citrate, the ingredient in Viagra, can lead to visual disturbances. Can it lead to permanent vision problems? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

What Might Happen If You Take Too Much Erectile Dysfunction Medication
Taking sildenafil citrate, the ingredient in Viagra, can lead to visual disturbances. Can it lead to permanent vision problems? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

High Dose of Sildenafil Tied to Long-term Retinal Damage High Dose of Sildenafil Tied to Long-term Retinal Damage
Persistent red-tinted vision and cone photoreceptor damage were reported in a patient who had taken a large dose of the erectile dysfunction drug sildenafil.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Viagra could make you colour blind! Erection drug leaves 31-year-old man with red-tinted vision
An unnamed patient in New York has not been able to cure the red vision he has had for over a year since he took 'much more' than the recommended dose of sildenafil – the active ingredient in Viagra. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news