New 'Viagra condom' to join the fight in STD prevention

by Deborah Braconnier report
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(Medical Xpress) -- The biggest complaint from men and women when it comes to condom use is the decrease in sensitivity and erectile performance during intercourse. It is this reason that condoms are not used as often as they should be. It is because of this that Futura Medical in the UK has developed a new condom, the CSD500, which will address those issues and hopefully increase the use of condoms and prevention of STDs.

The new , dubbed the ‘Viagra condom,’ is not designed for those with medical erectile dysfunction, but rather for those who may experience erectile dysfunction when using a condom. It is also designed to address the common issue of condoms which slip off during sexual .

The condom is lined with a vasodilating gel commonly used to treat angina. The gel works to increase blood flow to the penis, creating firmer and stronger erections and aids in maintaining erections longer. The trick was creating a gel that did not degrade the latex condom in any way, and Futura Medical has been able to do that.

A double blind study was performed with the condoms and both men and women reported improved erection firmness when using the new CSD500 condom. They also reported an increase in penis size and a longer sexual experience.

The CSD500 is close to regulatory approval in the UK and hopes to be on the market by next year. Futura Medical plans to evaluate the commercial viability in Europe before expanding clinical trials in order to seek FDA approval in the United States.

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