What is female viagra and what effects does it have?

The agency responsible for approving the use and marketing of new drugs in the United States. (FDA) has given approval to a new drug to treat women who have loss of sexual desire. The drug is called Bremelanotide -Vyleesi-. Is administered 45 minutes before having sex Injecting into the thigh or abdomen with a small syringe similar to that used by diabetics for insulin. It is something very new, for many years there has been increasing social pressure to market a product with effects similar to that of men in the sideraphilo -viagra-, which carries 20 years in the market, and it could be a potential business of billions of euros.

The sexual desire

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The hypoactive female sexual desire disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed when the woman presents a decreased sexual desire persistently for six months or more. During this period, interest in having sexual relations is very low or nonexistent. There may even be, absence of sexual fantasies. It seems to be more frequent in the stage around menopause, both in the pre and post phases and during this, although it is not exclusive to this period. In it they might have to see hormonal disorders produced by ovarian failure, but also factors such as difficulties in relationships, depression, anxiety, side effects of medications, etc.

Treatment

When the fundamental causes are psychological or Relationship, psychotherapy or sexual therapy may be useful, of which there are different methods to use. If the cause is a depression, the ideal is to treat it or if the cause is a medication it must be removed. Hence the importance of contacting a specialist. In our country has not had much impact, but in others there are websites dedicated to it, www.unblush.com or 'Right to Desire' (www.righttodesire.com), where women's associations fight against this disorder that could suffer millions of affected. The issue has come to be posed as a feminist claim since there are about twenty drugs for male sexual dysfunction, but almost none for the female.

Failed attempt

The attempt to have a female viagra is not something new. In 2015, the FDA approved Flibanserin -Addy- that promised to be the new panacea for female sexuality. However, its mechanism of action does not have nothing to do with the masculine. While this directs the blood towards the genitals to favor the erection and, with it, the sexual act, the feminine one has an action on the brain, increasing the sexual desire. In fact, he started investigating as an antidepressant. The approval was very controversial since the trials that sustained it presented unimpressive results. The treatment costs close to 400 euros per month and you have to do it for 3 or 4 months to start noticing the effects. All of the above resulted in very low sales and very severe economic losses of the trading company. In addition, it must be borne in mind that it can produce side effects such as voltage drops, fainting and can not be taken with alcoholic beverages.

The Bremelanotide -Vyleesi- would begin to be commercialized in the USA. at the end of 2019, but we will soon see it in Spain since is not approved for use in Europe yet.

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