Flibanserin (Addyi)

Licenced in the US only for treatment of premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (low sex drive). Significantly higher rate of a meaningful benefit in the treatment group over placebo (dummy tablet).

Common side effects:

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep disturbance

Mild and generally settled with treatment.

Drinking alcohol with it is contraindicated can result in severe lowering of blood pressure.

Not yet available in the clinic.