FDA Decries Erectile Dysfunction Drug Promo In New Warning

Law360 (August 26, 2019, 8:00 PM EDT) -- Metuchen Pharmaceuticals LLC improperly promoted its erectile dysfunction drug by erroneously claiming it can help reduce the risk of heart failure and neglecting to mention that it can cause irreversible erectile tissue damage, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in its first warning letter of the year.

The written rebuke from the FDA, which the Office of Prescription Drug Promotion quietly released Monday, focused on advertisements touting the benefits of Stendra for men with erectile dysfunction. Banner advertisements on adult websites stating the tablet can help men “get hard & stay hard” to “indulge in life’s sweet pleasures whenever you...

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