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A factory mix-up swapped erectile dysfunction drugs with anti-depressants

Two different medications – one for erectile dysfunction and another for depression – were accidentally swapped in a factory mix-up, forcing the pharmaceutical company to recall them on Wednesday. According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AvKare recalled one lot of 100 mg bottles of sildenafil, an erectile […]
A factory mix-up swapped erectile dysfunction drugs with anti-depressants
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The FDA approved what’s being called ‘Viagra for women,’ but an expert says it could be a Band-Aid for unhealthy relationships

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved Vyleesi, a drug for treating hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women. Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is when a woman’s lack of interest in sex causes distress in her personal relationships, according to the American Sexual Health Association. Vyleesi is the second […]
The FDA approved what’s being called ‘Viagra for women,’ but an expert says it could be a Band-Aid for unhealthy relationships
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A buzzy startup is shaking up men’s health by prescribing generic Viagra online. But a move to relax guidelines has raised concerns among some of its doctor partners.

The trendy men’s-health startup Hims sells generic Viagra and other prescription medications online. Splashy ad campaigns have propelled the San Francisco-based company to prominence and toward a $US1 billion valuation. But a Hims-led effort to expand the number of online patients whom doctors could treat with generic Viagra has sparked […]
A buzzy startup is shaking up men’s health by prescribing generic Viagra online. But a move to relax guidelines has raised concerns among some of its doctor partners.
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The price of Viagra could about to drop by up to 90%

Viagra has gone generic. The drug, used to treat erectile dysfunction, has been a billion-dollar drug for the pharmaceutical company Pfizer for almost two decades. The generic version will cost roughly half the price of the $US65 brand-name pill, and the price is expected to fall by as much as […]
The price of Viagra could about to drop by up to 90%