Erectile Dysfunction and Age: Separating Fact from Fiction

The older a man is, the more likely he is to experience erectile dysfunction (ED). A large survey of erectile function in men was conducted in 2003, and the numbers clearly indicated that ED is more prevalent the older men ...

Read More »

How to Handle CVS Dropping Its Coverage for Viagra

CVS Caremark is one of the leading pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in the United States. A pharmacy benefits manager is typically a third party that administers prescription drug programs, though there are PBMs that are parts of large healthcare systems ...

Read More »

Should We Be Calling Flibanserin Female Viagra?

On August 18, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved flibanserin, a drug designed to address sexual dysfunction in women. The drug, which will be sold as “Addyi” (possibly the only word more confusing to pronounce than flibanserin), will ...

Read More »

Lawmakers, Medical Boards Grapple with Telemedicine Guidelines

Telemedicine policies vary significantly throughout the United States. Different states have different state laws concerning things like insurance reimbursement for telemedicine services, and states also implement policies, rulings, and modifications having to do with technology and the state of telemedicine ...

Read More »

How Testosterone Shapes Your Sex Drive

Testosterone influences much more than just a man’s sex drive. Additionally, testosterone helps men maintain healthy bone density, influences how body fat is distributed, affects muscle mass and strength, and directs configuration of facial and body hair. It also affects ...

Read More »

Is Your Bedroom Sex-Ready?

You don’t necessarily have to have an inviting bedroom to enjoy sex there, but it wouldn’t hurt. Many partners – particularly those who have been together for many years – can easily find their vibe thrown off by piles of ...

Read More »

Is Viagra Covered by Medicare?

Viagra is made to treat erectile dysfunction, which becomes progressively more common as men get older. In fact, the age group of men most in need of Viagra is the same age group that is eligible for Medicare. However, Medicare, ...

Read More »

How Much Levitra Should I Take?

Levitra was introduced to the market in August of 2003, more than five years after the launch of erectile dysfunction treatment juggernaut Viagra, which was introduced in 1998. Like Viagra, Levitra belongs to a class of drugs known as PDE-5 ...

Read More »

One Challenge for Telemedicine? Getting the Word Out

More people know about telemedicine today than did a few years ago. But that doesn’t mean it has become commonplace, despite the many benefits telemedicine offers over traditional office visits. In December of last year, a Harris Poll found that ...

Read More »

Female Viagra Gets FDA Approval

On August 18, the US Food and Drug Administration granted approval to a new drug called flibanserin, which is expected to be sold under the trade name Addyi. There has been plenty of media buzz surrounding flibanserin, because it is ...

Read More »