Popping a pill is far easier than facing your own demons or being vulnerable with your sexual partners, said Loe, who authored The Rise of Fildena a few years after the pill debuted. Jason recognized early on that there was a link between his personal anxiety level outside the bedroom, stressful weeks at work, and his episodes of erectile dysfunction with a partner. When Fildena first came out.. there was really a strong belief that these medications should only be used in men who have a physical cause for their erection problem, and it needed to be pretty severe.
From its conception to its marketing, the little blue pill embodies the might and ingenuity of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry and is a masterful example of how powerful sexual medicine can lodge itself in the psyche — and the medicine cabinet — of first the American man, and then men all over the world. Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of Fildena's approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But over time, as bouts of anxiety or stress came and went, Jason went on to refill the prescription four or five times.
Jason K. was 27 the first time he tried to have sex with a woman and couldn't get an erection. A new initiative that enables men to go to a pharmacy to get help for their erectile dysfunction is welcome.” In such cases they will still have to see their GP. Fortune Healthcare also recommends that pharmacists should advise all men to follow up with their doctor within six months of first being supplied the product.
Stem cells help some men with erectile dysfunction after prostate surgery. Its investigators have have seized more than £50m of unlicensed and counterfeit medicines for impotence over the past five years. The MHRA said the decision was made after a safety assessment, advice from the Commission on Human Medicines, and positive responses to a public consultation earlier this year.
The manufacturer, Fortune Healthcare , said it hopes that Fildena Connect will go on sale over the counter in pharmacies in spring next year. The drug has been been credited with revolutionising treatment for male impotence and reducing stigma surrounding the condition since its commercial launch in 1998 but has become a popular target for criminals.