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'Female Viagra' Will Be on the Market in October

Flibanserin wins the approval of the FDA

(Newser) - The FDA approved a drug called flibanserin today, and the Washington Post explains the big deal: "The little pink pill has finally arrived." That is, the FDA gave its blessing to a drug commonly referred to as the female Viagra, the first one ever designed to boost the... More »

Drug to Raise Women's Sex Drive Gets Go-Ahead

FDA advisory panel approves 'pink Viagra'

(Newser) - The drug nicknamed "pink Viagra" just cleared a major regulatory hurdle. An FDA advisory panel today gave the green light to flibanserin, a drug designed to increase the sex drive of women with low libido, reports the Los Angeles Times . The same panel rejected the drug twice previously. Today'... More »

FDA Considers 'Pink Viagra' to Boost Female Libido

Critics: Drug driven by pharma profit, danger for abused women

(Newser) - Does "pink Viagra" offer much-needed relief to women suffering from low sex drive or is it just a money-making scheme cooked up by the pharmaceutical industry? That's the question the FDA will face next month when it considers whether or not to approve flibanserin, a new drug that—despite... More »

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