Why Is No One Buying 'Pink Viagra'?
Only 240 to 290 prescriptions for flibanserin are written per week. Sales are running at a rate of $11 million/year, just 10% of Valeant’s first year expectations. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 9, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina Source Type: news

Pink Viagra: Can't get no satisfaction
In the roughly six months since the Food & Drug Administration gave its blessing to the marketing of flibanserin, a prescription treatment for low libido in premenopausal women, the average patient taking the newly minted medication should have had three additional satisfying sexual events. She... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 1, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' designed to boost women's libido has 'minimal' effect on sex life
A study at Erasmus University, Netherlands, showed that women who took the drug enjoyed only half an extra satisfying sexual experience a month than those who took a placebo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' gets mixed reviews
A new review of the "little pink pill" for women with low sexual desire says the drug doesn't work very well -- but some doctors and patients who've been using the treatment disagree. The drug, Addyi, or flibanserin, has been on the market since October. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' gets mixed reviews
A new review of the "little pink pill" for women with low sexual desire says the drug doesn't work very well -- but some doctors and patients who've been using the treatment disagree. The drug, Addyi, or flibanserin, has been on the market since Octo... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - February 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Female Viagra' safety, efficacy questioned in new study
The safety and efficacy of flibanserin, a controversial drug aimed at increasing female libido, return to the spotlight as a study highlights the results of unpublished trials. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Female viagra changed this woman's life and gave her back sexual desire
Nashville mother Amanda Parrish, 52, a mother of four, found that her sex life with her husband Ben was reinvigorated after just two weeks taking the medicine. Addyi can increase sexual desire. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Viagra relieves life-threatening condition in swimmers and divers
Athletes and divers who find that swimming-induced pulmonary edema prevents them from swimming in cold water may find relief in a small dose of sildenifil, or Viagra. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Study Suggests Sildenafil May Relieve Severe Form of Edema in Swimmers
This study received funding from the Divers Alert Network and U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command Contracts (N61331-03-C-0015, N0463A-07-C-0002). (Source: DukeHealth.org: Duke Health Features)
Source: DukeHealth.org: Duke Health Features - February 18, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Duke Medicine Source Type: news

Researchers say SOUND WAVES could be an alternative to Viagra
Use of the technique as an alternative to Viagra was proposed at a meeting of the European Society for Sexual Medicine in Madrid, Spain. It proved effective on 57 per cent of patients in a recent study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests sildenafil may relieve severe form of edema in swimmers
(Duke University Medical Center) Swimmers and divers who are prone to a sudden and potentially life-threatening form of pulmonary edema in cold water could benefit from a simple and readily available dose of sildenafil, according to findings from a small study by Duke Health researchers (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 16, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Proposed Viagra law would require wife's permission
Kentucky lawmaker says her proposal was inspired by "intrusive and ridiculous" anti-abortion measures (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kentucky bill requires spouse consent to husband's Viagra use
Angered by a new law requiring women receive medical counseling at least 24 hours before an abortion, a Kentucky lawmaker decided she was going to "strike a nerve" with her political opponents -- in particular, the men. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - February 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want Viagra? Get A Note From Your Wife, Kentucky Lawmaker Says
Call it the "What's good for the goose is good for the gander" bill. A female Kentucky state legislator has introduced a bill that would require men who want to use erectile dysfunction drugs like Cialis, Viagra or Levitra to get a note from their wife first. Then they'd have to make two visits to a doctor and promise to only take the pills before sex with a spouse. Kentucky Rep. Mary Lou Marzian (D) introduced the bill on Thursday as a way to protect men's health and ensure they are informed about a drug with potentially dangerous side effects, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. "I ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ambrisentan avoids sildenafil drug interaction in PAH patients
Sildenafil may be better given to pulmonary arterial hypertension patients in combination with ambrisentan than with bosentan, study findings suggest. (Source: MedWire News)
Source: MedWire News - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary hypertension Source Type: news

What's the big idea? Pagan Kennedy to hit Powell's to talk inspiration
When men participating in a heart medication trial discovered they'd achieved unexpected spontaneous erections, they literally begged for researchers to extend the tests. This “happy accident,” unusual but not uncommon in drug development, became better known by the name Viagra. Drug and medical device development are two of the industries explored by Pagan Kennedy, author of “Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change The World.” Kennedy will give a reading at Powell’s City of Books… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 4, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Christopher Springmann Source Type: news

Sildenafil cost effective for PAH in Canada
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - February 1, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nature's viagra: The surprising way you could reduce your erectile dysfunction risk...
MEN who are worried about the risk of erectile dysfunction have been advised there is a natural alternative to viagra. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nature's viagra: The surprising way you could reduce your erectile dysfunction risk
MEN who are worried about the risk of erectile dysfunction have been advised there is a natural alternative to viagra. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: Study
Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - January 14, 2016 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Pharmacy, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Male Sex Enhancement Supplements May Be Risky
Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful
Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Supplements, Sexual Problems in Men (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple Products by R Thomas Marketing: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
Sildenafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. (Source: FDA MedWatch)
Source: FDA MedWatch - January 9, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

R Thomas Marketing LLC In Conjunction With Just Enhance LLC Issues Nationwide Recall Of Black Ant, Herb Viagra, Real Skill, Weekend Prince, African Black Ant And Stree Overlord Along With Multiple Other Products Due To Undeclared Sildenafil
R Thomas Marketing LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of several products to the consumer level. These products by Black Ant, Herb Viagra, Real Skill, Stree Overlord, Weekend Prince, and African Black Ant were tested by the FDA and found to contain Sildenafil, a PDE-5 Inhibitor which is the active ingredient in an FDA-approved drug for erectile dysfunction (ED) making this tainted dietary supplement and unapproved drug. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nuway Distributors llc Issues Voluntary [Worldwide/Nationwide] Recall of APEXXX Due to Presence of Undeclared Slidenafil
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: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 23, 2015 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Apexxx by Nuway Distributors: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient
Sildenafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels that may be life threatening. (Source: FDA MedWatch)
Source: FDA MedWatch - December 23, 2015 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sildenafil Plus Bosentan for PAH: What's the Verdict?Sildenafil Plus Bosentan for PAH: What's the Verdict?
Combination therapy may be worth a trial in patients who don't respond to monotherapy, but don't get your hopes too high. Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - December 16, 2015 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Effective Viagra Tablets contain hidden drug ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Effective Viagra, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of international mail shipments. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - December 14, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCAM Source Type: news

Reesna Inc., Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Fuel Up Plus and Fuel Up High Octane due to the Presence of Undeclared Hydroxythiohomosildenafil
Reesna Inc., Canoga Park, CA, is voluntarily recalling all lots of Fuel Up Plus and Fuel Up High Octane particularly distributed in August 2015 due to containing undeclared hydroxythiohomosildenafil, an analogue of sildenafil. Sildenafil is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of male Erectile Dysfunction (ED), making Fuel Up an unapproved drug. The problem was found after FDA sampled the product and the results were positive for undeclared hydroxythiohomosildenafil. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 12, 2015 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Female viagra side effects include nausea, drowsiness, and insomnia - still fancy it?
FEMALE VIAGRA has been hailed the new treatment for a lady’s low libido, but does it really improve time between the sheets? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When brain metabolism dips, desire goes up in monkeys on 'female Viagra'
(University of Wisconsin-Madison) As the drug touted as 'the female Viagra' comes to market, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are learning more about how the drug, called flibanserin, affects the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

10 Ways Men Can Improve Their Sex Lives, According to Science
This article originally appeared on Playboy.com. PHOTO COURTESY OF ED GREGORY / PEXELS.COM Male sexual enhancement is big business. Just look at Viagra, now 17-years-old, which racked up nearly $1.7 billion in sales in 2014 alone. That number doesn't reflect sales of other popular drugs like Cialis and Levitra, nor does it take into account sales of the myriad creams, potions, pumps, "natural" remedies and self-help books that men are buying in droves. While some of these products are pure snake oil, there's no doubt that many of the treatments comprising this multi-billion dollar industry work in the sense that...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 9, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Brent Saunders Softens His View On Research With Jim Cramer On 'Mad Money'
Drug discovery is a key component of R&D and Pfizer has a long history of discovering major new medicines, including drugs like Zoloft, Zithromax, Lipitor and, yes, Viagra. However, Saunders has made his reputation on repudiating the need for such investments. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina Source Type: news

Is Female Viagra Right For You?
SPECIAL FROM Imagine you could increase your desire with a simple pink pill. Imagine that months or years of sexual indifference could end, thanks to a prescription purchased for about the same price as Viagra. Imagine skipping the aphrodisiacs and well-meaning but useless advice of friends and bedroom "experts." Imagine wanting your partner again.Now, imagine the purported side effects of that pill include drowsiness, nausea, and fainting. Imagine it’s a daily medication, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says you shouldn’t drink alcohol while you’re on it. Imagine that it&r...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aurobindo Pharma gets USFDA nod for generic of Pfizer's Revatio
Aurobindo Pharma received approval from the USFDA to manufacture and market generic version of Pfizer's Revatio tablets used in the treatment of high blood pressure in lungs. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 21, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sildenafil Improves Risk Markers in Prediabetes, Small Study ShowsSildenafil Improves Risk Markers in Prediabetes, Small Study Shows
In an admittedly small study, the drug that treats both erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension improved insulin sensitivity and reduced microalbuminuria in people with prediabetes. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 20, 2015 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Could Viagra be a cure for DIABETES? Erectile dysfunction pills could be miracle treatment
IT would seem Viagra isn't just a wonder drug for people's sex lives, but it could also help with other health issues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra: Not Just for Sex Problems (or Men) Anymore? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sildenafil counters insulin resistance in overweight patients -- including women (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - November 19, 2015 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?
Title: Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/18/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - November 19, 2015 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sildenafil Enhances Insulin Sensitivity in Patients with Prediabetes (FREE)
By Cara Adler Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS Chronic inhibition of phosphodiesterase 5 via three months of treatment with sildenafil (Revatio) improves tissue insulin sensitivity in … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 19, 2015 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction drug may benefit patients at risk for diabetes
The drug sildenafil, sold as Viagra and other brand names, improves insulin sensitivity in people at risk for diabetes, researchers report. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 19, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

How VIAGRA may ward off type 2 diabetes in 'at risk' patients
People taking the erectile dysfunction pills also had lower levels of a biological marker of heart and kidney disease, according to a study by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Some?
Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?
Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed (Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - November 18, 2015 Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Reproductive Medicine, Diabetes, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those At Risk?
Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is neededSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra to join the war on diabetes, by warding off the onset
THE anti-impotence drug Viagra could help ward off the onset of diabetes, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Female Viagra' fails to arouse same level of interest in women as male pill
Nearly 600,000 men received prescriptions for Viagra when it first hit the market in 1998, though women's libido pill Addyi had only counted 227 prescriptions in its first three weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Erectile Function Should Be a Life Philosophy
ED is a Dipstick for Everyday Health Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the persistent inability to develop or maintain penile erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance, and is one of the most common sexual complaints by men of all ages. While many tend to think of erectile problems as an elderly man problem, the prevalence of ED in younger men is higher than most realize. Studies have shown ED occurs in 26% of men less than 40 years old, and the prevalence increasing each decade to 70% or higher in men over the age of 70. Many men find ED inconvenient, annoying, or a sheer embarrassment, but what most do not under...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pensioner, 75, who took two impotence pills for night with woman, 27, is treated for heart palpitations
Former X Factor contestant who bought tablets in pub after meeting younger woman is treated by paramedics after falling ill following night together (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - November 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: greater manchester Ray Boddington salford viagra North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust Source Type: news