Why sildenafil is being tested on pregnant women

Positive signs as Australian study looks to reduce rate of fetal distress in labour

A drug trial in the Netherlands that gave pregnant women Viagra to promote the growth of their babies was recently halted after 11 babies died.

Pregnant

Understandably, this may concern pregnant women, who are worried about the safety of medications they’re using during pregnancy.

While the reasons for the deaths aren’t clear, pregnant women included in the study already had a