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Children With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension can be Treated With Viagra

by Savitha C Muppala on May 8, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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 Children With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension can be Treated With Viagra

The well-known erectile dysfunction drug, Viagra, can now be used to treat children with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

The drug, Revatio, has received the approval from The European Commission for treatment of children between the ages of 1 to 17 suffering from this rare and lethal lung condition .


A recent study conducted among children established the benefit of using Viagra in reducing blood pressure in lung arteries and helped children breathe easy.



Source: Medindia

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