MEP's have called on the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA) to tighten its rules regarding the authorisation of drugs, because of concerns aired to the European Parliament's environment committee about the deaths of patients taking Viagra and Baycol/Lipobay.

Conservative Italian MEP Giuseppe Nisticò claimed that 53 Italians who had taken Baycol/Lipobay had died and Green German MEP Hiltrud Breyer said that taking Viagra had proved fatal for 33 heart patients across the EU.

Dr Nisticò added ...

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