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"Vaegra" supplement for impotence violates Viagra mark, Pfizer alleges.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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"VAEGRA" SUPPLEMENT IMPOTENCE TREATMENT EXPLOITS VIAGRA MARK for Pfizer's prescription erectile dysfunction treatment, the company charges in a suit filed April 20 in Atlanta federal court. The Vaegra name is being used by several entities marketing the dietary supplement as a treatment for impotence via direct mail, Pfizer maintains. The name Vaegra "was adopted by defendants with the intent to exploit the goodwill of Pfizer's Viagra trademark," the company says. Viagra (sildenafil), the first oral therapy for erectile dysfunction, was approved by FDA March 27.

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