What Would You Do? As the FDA discovered inwhen it approved a pill called Addyi fibanserin as the first drug for female HSDD, controversy and questions abound when female sexual desire becomes the object of measurement, medicalization and pharmaceutical modification.
Complaints of female sexual dysfunction are more prevalent in older women than in younger women.
UMass's Johnson said drugs should not be the first choice for treating women's sexual problems. The condition, known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder, is not universally accepted, and some psychologists argue that low sex drive should not be considered a medical problem.
The other drug is a daily pill. The pink pill — originally developed as an antidepressant — was ultimately approved with a bold warning that it should not be combined with alcohol, due to risks of fainting and dangerously low blood pressure.
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Sexual dysfunction in women includes lack of sex drive, difficulty becoming aroused or achieving orgasm, or dyspareunia pain during intercourse. It was prescribed just 6, times last year, according to investment analyst data. Women taking Addyi showed a slight uptick in "sexually satisfying events" per month and improved scores on psychiatric questionnaires.
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