FDA approves Vivus' Stendra for erectile dysfunction

4/27/2012

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating erectile dysfunction, the agency said Friday.



The FDA announced the approval of Vivus' Stendra (avanafil).



"This approval expands the available treatment options to men experiencing erectile dysfunction and enables patients, in consultation with their doctor, to choose the most appropriate treatment for their needs," FDA Office of Drug Evaluation III deputy director Victoria Kusiak said.




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