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Viagra gains popularity for babies

July 25, 2008 2:20:24 PM PDT
Viagra is gaining new popularity as a medication for babies.Some doctors have started prescribing the medication to infants with lung problems. They say because Viagra relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow, it can help babies with pulmonary hypertension.

It has even helped some children get off ventilators.

Long-term studies have still not been done on the effects of Viagra on children.


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