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South Korea Park’s office bought Viagra ‘for altitude sickness’

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is seen as she attends an event to grant certificates of appointments to newly appointed officials at the presidential Blue House, in SeoulThe office of South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Wednesday it had bought dozens of Viagra pills while preparing for her trip to Africa this year, not for anyone's erectile dysfunction but to treat possible altitude sickness. News of the purchase, confirmed by Park's spokesman, Jung Youn-kuk, comes as Park is fighting calls for her to step down over allegations that she and a friend had improperly pressured big businesses to contribute funds to foundations set up to support her policy. Viagra became the most searched keyword among South Koreans on the country's main online news portals following the news, which was initially reported by an opposition Democratic Party member of parliament.



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Kentucky lawmaker takes aim at anti-abortion law with ‘Viagra’ bill

Representative Mary Lou Marzian, a Democrat from Louisville who has been a lawmaker for 22 years, told Reuters on Monday the bill is symbolic but she is glad that it has gotten attention because she is trying to make a point about government intrusion. “A health-care practitioner shall … prescribe a drug for erectile dysfunction only to a man who is currently married,” reads House Bill 396, which was introduced late last week. Marzian introduced the bill days after Republican Governor Matt Bevin signed an informed consent law that requires women to consult with a doctor before having an abortion.
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Hard liquor: Officials seize Chinese spirits laced with Viagra

Chinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials sayChinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials said. Two manufacturers in Liuzhou were found to be adding elements including sildenafil and tadalafil, the chemicals more commonly known by their brand names Viagra and Cialis, to their baijiu products, the local food and drug administration said in a statement. The makers called their products "Kungfu Alcohol" and "Life-nourishing Liquor", among other labels, authorities in the southern region of Guangxi said at the weekend, adding they had seized more than 5,300 bottles and nearly 1,200 kilograms of additive chemicals.



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Mylan settles Viagra patent litigation with Pfizer

The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York(Reuters) – Drugmaker Mylan N.V said it settled a patent litigation with Pfizer Inc related to Viagra, paving the way for the launch of the drug's generic version in the United States once approved. Mylan said on Monday that the settlement would allow it to launch Sildenafil Citrate by December 2017, or sooner under certain conditions, subject to approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Pfizer's patent for Viagra, used to treat erectile dysfunction, expires in 2020. Mylan did not disclose other terms of the settlement, citing confidentiality, and added that the settlement and license agreement was subject to review by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.



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Viagra Might Help Relieve Bad Menstrual Cramps

Viagra Might Help Relieve Bad Menstrual CrampsThe active ingredients in the little blue pill could have another purpose: Providing relief for women affected by severe menstrual cramps, a small new study suggests. Researchers from the Penn State College of Medicine found that when sildenafil citrate, more commonly known as Viagra, was applied vaginally to women plagued by severe menstrual cramps, they experienced pain relief compared with placebo. Sildenafil citrate is currently used as a drug to treat erectile dysfunction in men. …



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Sex supplements often contain Viagra ingredients

By Kerry Grens NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Herbal supplements aimed at improving men’s sexual abilities often contain the active ingredients in erectile dysfunction pills such as Viagra, according to a new study. Additionally, researchers found that some of these over-the-counter herbal remedies contained more of the ingredient than is allowed in prescription-only pharmaceuticals. “It’s pretty scary stuff,” said Neil Campbell, the lead author of the study and a researcher at Pfizer, which sells Viagra. “These products are not herbal at all, they’re adulterated.” The U.S. …
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15 Viagra Ups and Downs

15 Viagra Ups and DownsLittle Blue Pill for Erectile Dysfunction Turns 15 Today



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Pfizer cuts Viagra price in Canada after court loss to generics

PFIZER WORLD HEADQUARTERS IN NEW YORK.OTTAWA (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc has cut the Canadian price of its Viagra erectile dysfunction drug after the Supreme Court of Canada opened the door to sales of generic versions of the drug, the company said on Thursday. "We are lowering original Viagra's price to be in line with generic versions because we are committed to ensuring that Viagra patients continue to have access to the original – made by Pfizer, and at a competitive price," Scott Wilks from Pfizer's Canadian subsidiary said in a statement. The patent on Viagra had been due to expire in 2014 in Canada. …



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Pfizer expects generic competition in Canada after Viagra ruling

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Drug firm Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it expects generic drug companies to start producing their own versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra after Canada’s Supreme Court ruled the patent was invalid. The top court upheld an argument by Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, which said Pfizer’s patent application had not provided enough information about the active ingredient in Viagra. “Pfizer expects to face generic competition in Canada shortly. …
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Canada top court rules against Pfizer in Viagra patent case

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against global drug giant Pfizer Inc, ruling that a patent on its Viagra erectile dysfunction drug was no longer valid. The court backed an appeal by Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd – the world’s largest generic drug maker – which argued Pfizer had not provided enough details when filing its patent, which runs out in 2014 in Canada. (Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Jeffrey Hodgson)
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