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FDA OKs Injections to Treat Curvature of Penis

Posted 9 Dec 2013 by

FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 – The first drug treatment for unusual curvature of the penis has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency announced Friday. Men with the condition, called Peyronie's disease, have a lump in the penis that causes curvature of at least 30 degrees during an erection. The disorder, which is caused by scar tissue under the skin of the penis, can cause ...

New Drug Approved for Peyronie's Disease

Posted 9 Dec 2013 by

FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 – Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat Peyronie's disease, an uncomfortable curvature of the penis. The drug – first sanctioned three years ago to treat a hand deformity called Dupuytren's contracture – is the first medication to be approved by the agency to treat Peyronie's. The condition occurs ...

FDA Approves Xiaflex as First Drug Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease

Posted 6 Dec 2013 by

December 6, 2013 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) as the first FDA-approved medicine to treat men with bothersome curvature of the penis, a condition known as Peyronie’s disease. Xiaflex is the first FDA-approved non-surgical treatment option for men with this condition, who have a plaque (lump) in the penis that ...

Treatment for Painful Curved Penis Shows Promise

Posted 8 May 2013 by

WEDNESDAY, May 8 – Some diseases are especially tough to discuss. When Tony Lee realized that his penis was curving whenever he had an erection – making it painful and difficult for him to have sex – he had no idea what was wrong. He became depressed and very worried, and his relationship with his wife started to change. "For a man to dread sex, it's just not natural," he said. "There were ...

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Cavernosal / Penile Tissue Abnormalities

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Xiaflex, collagenase clostridium histolyticum