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Should Flibanserin (the New “Female Viagra”) Be Approved by the FDA?

Source: DNews

As women age, their sex drive can decrease significantly. Have doctors found a pill that can relight a woman’s sexual desire?

On 3 and 4 June, the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) will convene an advisory panel to recommend whether Flibanserin – touted as the “female Viagra” – should be approved for use in patients. The question is divisive, however – with strong arguments for and against. Studies have suggested that Flibanserin does boost sexual desire –  but its affect has been modest.

The question is, should there be a drug that many men will want their partner to use in order to increase the frequency of having sex – even if there is not a problem with low sex drive.

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