New Antidepressant Really Turns Women On

November 16, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Three separate studies have found Flibanserin-- boosted the sex drive of women who took the pill. Women who reported having no sex drive are now having, on average, two sexual encounters per week. The drug affects brain chemicals in a way that surprised the researchers.Dr. John Thorpe, Researcher, UNC Chapel Hill said, "We've known for years that other anti-depressant molecules ... have a negative impact on female sexuality. We don't know specifically why this one has a positive impact."

Flibanserin was originally created as an anti-depressant. Despite years of testing, there is still no FDA approved drug for female sexual dysfunction.

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