Vivus Wins Its First Fda Drug Approval

The FDA approved a drug to treat erectile dysfunction from Vivus that would compete against Viagra, Cialis and Levitra.

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    The FDA on Thursday approved a revised label for Vivus' erectile dysfunction pill Stendra. Auxilium, which won marketing rights to Stendra in a deal that could be worth as much as $300 million, can now market the drug for use 15 minutes before sex rather ...
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  • Vivus' Erectile Dysfunction Drug Stendra Wins FDA Approval
    The FDA approved Stendra, also known as avanafil, for prescription use for men suffering from erectile dysfunction on an as-needed basis at least 30 minutes before sexual activity. The drug's safety was established in three double-blind, placebo-controlled ...
    04/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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