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Can Viagra Help Men Whose ED Is Caused by Antidepressants?

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Antidepressants belong to one of several categories of drugs known to cause or exacerbate symptoms of erectile dysfunction. While not all antidepressants have such effects, the popular drugs are known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs (Celexa, Paxil, Prozac, ...

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Viagra’s Revenue in 2017

The year 2017 was another good one for Pfizer, which reported $1.2 billion revenue from its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. About $789 million of that came from sales in the United States, with the other $416 million being sold internationally. ...

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Suggested ‘Lead Time’ for Top 3 Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

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Not all erectile dysfunction drugs are created equal. The big three — Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis — also happen to be the first of this category of drugs to be introduced. Viagra debuted in 1998 and was followed to market ...

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210,000 Fake Viagra Tablets Seized

In the Japanese prefecture of Aichi, police arrested a Korean national with fake Viagra tablets. The 44-year-old man had 30 of the imitation erectile dysfunction drugs on him, but police found another 100,000 fake Viagra when they searched his residence. ...

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Viagra Turns 20 on March 27: Here’s How It Changed Everything


On March 27, 1998, the Food and Drug Administration gave its stamp of approval to Viagra, the little blue pill that has revolutionized the treatment of erectile dysfunction over the past two decades. Here are some of the many ways ...

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FDA Rejects Vitaros Cream for Second Time

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The Food and Drug Administration’s recent rejection of Vitaros, a topical cream designed to treat erectile dysfunction, sent Apricus Biosciences into a tailspin. Apricus is the San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals company that seeks to market the drug in the United States. ...

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Goji Berries vs. Viagra for Erectile Dysfunction

If you’re looking to treat your erectile dysfunction, trying goji berries certainly won’t hurt you. The fruit is considered an aphrodisiac, by some, and its high concentration of beta-carotene makes some believe that it can help with erectile dysfunction. That’s ...

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Canadians Warned About Unsafe Erectile Dysfunction Aids

Health Canada is warning its citizens about unsafe products being marketed to men with erectile dysfunction. Dangerous products Many of the products contain ingredients that can be dangerous, especially if taken by men who are already taking medications for heart ...

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Is Erectile Dysfunction Inevitable with Increased Age?

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While the incidence of erectile dysfunction clearly increases with age, it is not the aging process that robs men of healthy erectile function. Rather it is the unhealthy lifestyle choices they’ve made through the years that gradually compromise blood flow ...

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How Alcohol Affects Erectile Dysfunction Medications

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Mixing alcohol and prescription drugs can be a risky proposition. Here’s a brief look at how alcohol interacts with the best-known male impotence medications. Viagra can be used with alcohol, but the two work best together if your consumption of ...

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