Viagra

Does Viagra Aids Melanoma Tumours to Grow

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

A common treatment for erectile dysfunction is Viagra, which was launched in the 90s. New research, however, indicates that Viagra might help skin tumours to grow. Viagra is a PDE inhibitor and treats erectile dysfunction by improving the flow of blood into the penis, thereby making it possible for the patient to achieve an erection. […]

Cialis And Viagra Study Shows No Link To Vision Problems

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Source: UKMedix News New evidence financed by drug giant Eli Lilly, the makers of Cialis, have shown that a previously reported possible link between ocular damage and the use of PDE-5 erectile dysfunction medication does not appear to be valid. Eli Lilly’s study which was carried out over six months and which involved almost 250 men showed […]

Viagra Could Prevent Unhealthy Heart Growth

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Source: UKMedix News Written by Jamie Stowe More research is being undertaken with the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra and it’s possible use in preventing both men and women from suffering from heart failure. It is already well known how the active ingredient of Viagra has a positive impact on widening arteries not only in the […]

Sex pills can cause blue vision and vision loss, studies show

Monday, September 28th, 2009

By SUZY COHEN Dear Pharmacist, Sometimes after I take Viagra, my vision turns blueish-gray and it gets blurry. Is this an expected side effect? I can’t ask my doctor because he might stop prescribing it for me. — C.G., Long Island, N.Y. Viagra, and the two other FDA approved medications for erectile dysfunction, Cialis and […]

Pills not only answer to erectile dysfunction

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

With all the ads on TV for Viagra, Cialis and similar medications, it would appear that men’s sexual problems can easily be solved with a little blue pill. But that’s not so, says Dr. Juan Carlos Paredes, founder of the South Beach Clinic in Miami Beach. Problems with sexual function may indicate an underlying medical […]

New Jersey to stop paying for Viagra, cosmetic drugs for seniors.

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

The AP (7/16) reports, “New Jersey is telling senior citizens they’ll have to pay for their own Viagra [sildenafil] from here on.” The state’s Department of Health and Senior Services “announced the change in letters sent Wednesday to the 176,000 people enrolled in its two low-cost prescription drug plans for senior citizens.” In addition, “the […]

Drugmakers raised prices in first quarter.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

 On the front of its Marketplace section, the Wall Street Journal (4/15, B1, Martinez, Johnson) reports that, “even as government and private insurers are struggling to rein in healthcare costs,” some hospitals and drugmakers “have been pushing through hefty price increases aimed at bolstering earnings.” First quarter data indicate that “drugmakers increased prices on drugs […]

ED pills may lead to dangerous side effects if combined with some common medicines, consumer group says.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

 ED pills may lead to dangerous side effects if combined with some common medicines, consumer group says. Bloomberg News (1/6, Larkin) reports, “Erectile dysfunction (ED) pills made by Pfizer Inc., Eli Lilly & Co. and Bayer AG may lead to dangerous side effects if combined with one of 56 common medicines,” Public Citizen said. The […]

Study suggests sildenafil (Viagra) may help protect hearts.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Study suggests sildenafil (Viagra) may help protect hearts. HealthDay (1/5) reported, “Tests in mouse hearts show that sildenafil, the key ingredient in Viagra, may shield hearts from damage caused by high blood pressure,” according to a study published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. David Kass, M.D., a cardiologist and professor of medicine at […]