Medical Conditions

Browse by Category

Female Sexual Dysfunction

‘Female Viagra’ Pill Largely a Failure for Women

A drug billed as the “female Viagra” has largely failed women because it is only modestly effective, yet comes with a host of side effects, according to a women’s health group. August marks one year since the FDA approved Addyi (flibanserin) for female sexual dysfunction following a major lobbying effort…

Addyi: The Morning After

Now that Addyi (flibanserin), the first drug for women to treat low sexual desire (hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD), has been approved, what happens when the drug actually becomes available for use in October 2015? HSDD affects up to 1 in 10 women in the US, according to research…

Is The ‘Little Pink Pill’ Safe & Effective?

In  1998, Pfizer introduced Viagra to treat male erectile dysfunction (ED), and the “little blue pill,” though not the blockbuster drug it was initially, still manages to rake in $5 billion in sales each year from the tens of millions of men who use it. Now Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc. is…

FDA Asks Patients for Their Point of View… About Sex!

The FDA wants to know what you think about a disease before they start approving drugs. Bravo – it’s about time! The Patient-Focused Drug Development Initiative is meant to enhance the FDA’s assessment of benefit-risk in their regulatory decision-making and help them better understand how patients view the severity of…

  • Advertisement