America Approves Female Viagra to Boost Women’s Sex Drive

Is it equality or pharmaceutical breakthrough? Women now have their Viagra.

According to the BBC, this is after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a libido-enhancing drug for women, dubbed “female Viagra”.

Flibanserin, a drug produced by Sprout Pharmaceuticals, recently passed an FDA advisory committee meeting.

The pill is designed to assist premenopausal women regain their sex drive by boosting levels of certain brain chemicals.

The drug has been criticized as having marginal effects.

Versions of the pill, which will be marketed as “Addyi”, have been submitted for approval in the past but never passed.

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