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23 January 2007

Viagra ads fuelling STIs?

Drug maker Pfizer's marketing of its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra has caused an increase in HIV-Aids and other sexually transmitted diseases, alleges a major US Aids group.

Drug maker Pfizer's marketing of its erectile dysfunction drug Viagra has caused an increase in HIV-Aids and other sexually transmitted diseases, says a major US Aids group in a lawsuit against the drug company.

"We believe it is not only irresponsible, but also illegal, especially in light of the drug's known use as part of a 'circuit party cocktail' of drugs that is fuelling the spread of STDs and HIV," Weinstein said.


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