FDA Panel To Evaluate Whether Sildenafil May Be Used To Treat Children With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Source: DIA Daily Bloomberg News (7/28, Pettypiece, Peterson) reports, “A form of Pfizer Inc.’s erection drug Viagra [sildenafil], sold as the blood-pressure treatment called Revatio in adults, may be used for children with” pulmonary arterial hypertension, “a rare lung disorder” affecting approximately 600 children annually. On July 29, “outside advisers to the Food and Drug […]