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ED Drug Uprima Often Ineffective: Study
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FRIDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- The erectile dysfunction drug Uprima did not work for two-thirds of the over 11,000 patients who tried it, according to a U.K. study in the July issue of the urology journal BJU International.
Researchers at the U.K.'s Drug Safety Research Unit and the University of Portsmouth analyzed prescribing data for 11,185 patients, average age 61, seen by about 12,000 family doctors, who filled out government questionnaires sent out after Uprima (apomorphine) was approved in the United Kingdom in mid-2001.
The study also found that:
-- Robert Preidt
SOURCE: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., news release, July 2006
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