DMD and Viagra sildenafil

The erectile-dysfunction drug sildenafil (Viagra) conferred heart protection and reversal of heart-muscle damage in Duchenne muscular dystrophy research mice

posted on October 27, 2010 - 5:11pm
Results from a recent study have shown that treatment with the drug sildenafil (brand name Viagra) conferred both long-term protection against cardiac (heart) dysfunction in younger mice, and rapid reversal of heart damage in aged mice with a disease resembling Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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