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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  • Second Diet Drug Wins FDA Approval
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    07/16/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Vivus Wins FDA Approval
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    04/30/2012 - 9:36 am | View Link
  • Vivus' Erectile Dysfunction Drug Stendra Wins FDA Approval
    Vivus previously developed the erectile dysfunction drug alprostadil, known commercially as Muse, which the FDA approved in 1996. The company sold its Muse assets to Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 2010 for $23.5 million. Vivus, which is also developing drugs ...
    04/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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