SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ("Innovus Pharma" or the "Company) www.innovuspharma.com (OTCBB:INNV) today announced that it will exhibit Zestra®, its topical over-the-counter ("OTC") product for female sexual arousal and desire, at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists ("AASECT") in Monterrey, CA. The meeting will be held from June 4-8, with exhibits from June 6-7 at the Portola Hotel and Spa. Innovus will be presenting the clinical benefits and use of Zestra® at its booth during the exhibition with education sessions to sexual counselors, educators and therapists throughout the meeting.
"Sex therapists, counselors and educators play a major role in sexual desire and arousal disorder management for women," said Dr. Bassam Damaj, President and CEO of Innovus Pharma. "We are honored to be able to provide samples of Zestra® and discuss its clinical benefits to patients suffering from sexual arousal and desire disorders with such an important group of therapists."
Zestra® is the only OTC natural product clinically proven in two U.S. double-blind, placebo controlled trials in 276 women to increase arousal, desire and satisfaction during sexual intercourse. Zestra® is recommended by top therapists and gynecologists and is currently commercialized in the U.S. and Canada and has sold millions of units since its launch in 2007.
Zestra® is currently sold in close to 1,700 retail stores in the United States with Walmart being the largest retail chain with 1,400 of its superstores stores. In addition, Zestra® is available through wholesale drug distributors such as Cardinal Health and McKesson.
Founded in 1967, AASECT has over 2,000 members and is devoted to the promotion of sexual health by the development and advancement of the fields of sexual therapy, counseling, and education. AASECT's mission is the advancement of the highest standards of professional practice for educators, counselors and therapists.
About Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Headquartered in San Diego, Innovus Pharma is an emerging leader in the OTC male and female sexual dysfunction products. The Company generates revenues from its lead products Zestra® for female arousal, and EjectDelay™ for premature ejaculation, and has a total of four marketed products in this space including CIRCUMSerum™ (for sales outside the U.S. only) and Zestra® Glide.
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