Female viagra side effects include nausea, drowsiness, and insomnia – still fancy it?
Would you take a pill to increase your sex drive?
Step aside 50 Shades, there is a new player in the mood-boosting market.
And it claims to increase time spent between the sheets.
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Dubbed Pink Viagra’, the drug has answered demand for a pill to alleviate women’s sexual problems. But does it really work?
A trial has taken place and the vote has been cast.
Move over 50 Shades.
Flibanserin, as it is named, is the female’s answer to Viagra.
However, because women’s sexual desire is very different – and more complex – to men’s, it works in a very different way.
Taken daily, rather than before you intend to have sex, the pill aims to treat low desire.
But it comes with a variety of potential side effects.
Dubbed ‘Pink Viagra’ the drug has answered demand for a female viagra equivalent.
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A recent study by EBioMedicine found that women who took the drug enjoyed 0.8 more satisfying sexual events per month on average than the women on placebo.
Interestingly, those on the placebo saw an improvement in their sex lives too.
The Flibanserin group experienced nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue and insomnia.
Grey areas with the drug arise as a low or lack of sexual desire, which it is designed to treat, can be caused by a variety of factors.
A study found women who took the drug had 0.8 more satisfying sexual experiences.
Experts list hormonal changes, stress, dieting and medications among the elements that can dampen sexual desire.
According to Durex Sex and Relationship Expert Dr Susan Quilliam, there are natural ways to boost libido such as sleeping naked, and keeping the lines of communication open.
Speaking exclusively to express.co.uk, Susan said: “Sexual pleasure need never stop throughout a lifetime.
“Most important is to keep experimenting – expanding one’s repertoire rather than limiting it.”
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