Erectile Dysfunction

Teva Announces Availability of Generic Viagra

By December 11, 2017

Sildenafil tablets are a phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Sildenafil, Tadalafil Found in Herbal Coffee Supplement

By May 26, 2017

These undeclared ingredients may interact with nitrates contained in some prescription medications (eg, nitroglycerin), and may decrease blood pressure to dangerous levels.

PDE5 Inhibitors and Melanoma: What's the Risk?

By May 19, 2017

The association between melanoma among PDE5i users was only statistically significant for male patients with low PDE5i exposure and with low-stage melanoma.

Topical Wipes Show Promise for Reducing Premature Ejaculation

May 16, 2017

After two months, men undergoing the treatment had significant improvement in intravaginal ejaculatory latency time than men on placebo.

Smartphone App Can Measure Male Fertility with 98% Accuracy

By March 23, 2017

All current home use fertility devices measure sperm concentration only but not motility

PDE5 Inhibitors May Help Reduce Death Risk After MI

March 10, 2017

Researchers tracked men who suffered a first myocardial infarction and filled a PDE5 prescription for more than three years on average to see how the drugs would affect their heart health.

Alopecia, BPH Treatments Linked to PED

By March 09, 2017

Among those who developed PED, the condition continued for months or years, despite patients stopping treatment.

Edex Recalled Due to Defect that May Impact Sterility

By February 27, 2017

A voluntary recall of the erectile dysfunction treatment, Edex (alprostadil for injection) was announced due to a defect in the crimp caps used in the manufacturing of the product lot.

FDA to Review New Film Formulation of Erectile Dysfunction Drug

By February 07, 2017

The FDA has accepted for review the New Drug Application (NDA) for Tadalafil Oral Soluble Film (Tadalafil OSF; MonoSol Rx) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED).

Subclinical Myocardial Injury Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

December 07, 2016

Erectile dysfunction is tied to higher circulating concentrations of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI), indicating subclinical myocardial injury, according to a study published in the issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

Sensum+ Cream Launched to Improve Penile Sensitivity

By September 20, 2016

Innovus Pharma announced the launch of Sensum+, an over-the-counter (OTC) cream to increase penile sensitivity.

FDA: Natural Herb Coffee Found to Contain Undeclared Drug

By August 30, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to buy or use Kopi Jantan Traditional Natural Herbs Coffee.

Cardioprotective Effects of PDE5is Investigated in Men with T2DM

By August 02, 2016

A significant reduction in all-cause mortality risk was seen in men with type 2 diabetes who were taking phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors (PDE5is).

Testosterone Therapy May Improve Sexual Function in Older Men

June 30, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido, increased sexual activity

Melanoma Risk with PDE5 Inhibitors Likely Due to Sun, Not Side Effect

June 16, 2016

The small apparent increase in risk of melanoma in men prescribed phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors may be explained by greater sun exposure, according to new research published online in PLOS Medicine.

Long-Acting Testosterone Improves Sexual Function in Men with T2DM

By May 06, 2016

For males with mild hypogonadism, only scores in sexual desire showed significant improvement

AANA: ED Meds Should be Avoided Prior to Surgery

March 22, 2016

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is recommending that men avoid erectile dysfunction medications before surgery.

FDA Approves First Generic Version of ED Drug

By March 10, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of Viagra (sildenafil citrate; Pfizer) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

You May Be Required to Get a Permission Slip from a Spouse Before Writing This Rx in Kentucky

By February 16, 2016

A newly proposed bill by a Kentucky legislator requires men to get signed consent from their spouses and visit a doctor twice prior to receiving drugs for erectile dysfunction (ED).

Can Sildenafil Improve Insulin Sensitivity in Prediabetes?

November 19, 2015

Decrease in plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 without affecting tissue-plasminogen activator

Unapproved Antidepressant Found in Dietary Supplement Capsules

By October 30, 2015

National Video Supply announced a voluntary recall of all lots of RHINO 7 3000 Platinum Capsules after an analysis by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found these products contain two undeclared ingredients.

Inverse Link Seen With Exercise, Erectile Dysfunction

October 01, 2015

Physical activity is inversely associated with erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a confirmatory study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine.

New Contraindication for PDE-5 Inhibitors

By September 21, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE-5) inhibitors regarding a new contraindication with guanylate cyclase stimulators, such as riociguat.

Over 25 Weight Loss, Sex Enhancement Supplements Withdrawn

By September 14, 2015

The One Minute Miracle, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of all lots of Miracle Diet 30 and Miracle Rock 48 capsules.

Tainted Weight Loss, Men's Vitality Supplements Recalled

August 10, 2015

Blue Square Market, Inc. announced voluntary recalls of Kaboom Action Strips and LiDa DaiDaiHua due to the presence of undeclared active ingredients.

Noted Decline Seen in Surgical ED Treatment

June 30, 2015

Use of penile prosthesis (PP) insertion has decreased for erectile dysfunction (ED).

New Insight on ED Drugs-Melanoma Risk Link

By June 23, 2015

Patients taking medications for erectile dysfunction may have an increased risk of melanoma, but these drugs are not a cause of melanoma, researchers concluded.

Female Sexual Dysfunction May Be Linked to Resting Heart Rate

By June 19, 2015

A women's low resting heart rate variability may be associated with sexual dysfunction, a study published in Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback has shown.

Significant ED Worsening Seen With BPH Drug

By June 15, 2015

Men treated for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with the type II 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor finasteride could be significantly more likely to experience erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those taking the alpha-1A blocker tamsulosin.

Extra Daily Caffeine May Provide Another Benefit for Men

May 22, 2015

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function