Flibanserin – “Viagra for Women” … or not?

Dr. Petra:

At the same time, concern has been growing within healthcare, therapy and education about the medicalisation of sexual functioning. FSD in particular is a diagnosis with a controversial heritage, with concerns expressed that common (but often upsetting) female problems around lack of desire and difficulty experiencing orgasm have been repackaged within a illness-based model.

A very good post by Dr. Petra on some of the background of flibanserin, and her experience with the company producing it.

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