A ten MONTH-OLD baby girl has to take Viagra
Best known for treating erectile dysfunction, so that her heart can function properly, Kosmo! reported.
Nur Aafiyah Amanda Norhisham, who has suffered from heart and liver complications since birth, has to take four pills every month, which are divided into small doses and transferred into her body via a tube.
Her mother Raja Karipah Raja Hamzah, 46, said the youngest of her six children was prescribed Viagra by a specialist doctor.
She said she bought the Viagra pills at RM38 each at the pharmacy.
Viagra is the trade name for sildenafil citrate, the first oral treatment for erectile dysfunction. It was green-lit for use by the US Food and Drug Administration in 1998.
Raja Karipah said her daughter’s health issues began after she was delivered at Segamat District Hospital via Caesarean section when she was just 34 weeks old on Sept 29, 2015.
“The doctor advised me to give Nur Aafiyah the Viagra pills to help overcome her hole in the heart condition,” she said.
Raja Karipah added that she and her self-employed husband spent RM1,100 every month to treat Nur Aafiyah, besides receiving a RM300 monthly aid from the welfare department.
> Putting an end to speculation over their relationship, popular TV stars Amar Baharin, 31, and Amyra Rosli, 25, have announced that they were getting married on Nov 11, reported Sinar Harian.
Amar, when met at a function in Sunway Montana Clubhouse, said they had their reasons for keeping a lid on the relationship so far.
“I did not want to lie to the reporters when they pursued the issue earlier.
“I, myself, do not like sharing sensational stories before the matter is confirmed,” said Amar, adding that he became attracted to Amyra after they worked together in the drama Suamiku Encik Sotong.
“We became close and got along well afterwards, but we never declared that we were lovebirds.”
Amyra, whose full name is Nur Amira Izzati Rosli, said she was comfortable with Amar because he was mature and smart.
“Yes, Amar fulfils the features of my dream man and he is serious about taking our relationship to the next level.”