Could Flibanserin Treat Hypoactive Sexual Desire in Postmenopausal Women?
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is a common sexual disorder in younger and older women
Flibanserin (postsynaptic 5-HT1A agonist and 5-HT2A antagonist) is approved for treatment of acquired generalized HSDD in premenopausal women although there is evidence that this medication is also effective in postmenopausal women
Portman et al. (J Sex Med., 2017) reevaluated the safety and efficacy of flibanserin in postmenopausal women with HSDD
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