WASHINGTON - Federal health experts meet this week to review the first pill designed to boost the female sex drive, more than a decade after Pfizer's drug Viagra sparked the search for a female counterpart.
But even if the drug from Boehringer Ingelheim wins approval, experts say it will probably fall short of blockbuster sales due to limited effectiveness and skepticism about the usefulness of pharmaceuticals for boosting female libido.
In its review posted online, the Food and Drug Administration says two Boehringer studies failed to show a significant increase in sexual desire, though women did report more sexually satisfying experiences.
FDA regulators also noted side effects like depression, fainting and dizziness among women taking the pill.
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After two years of working to build Maryland Health Connection, Executive Director Rebecca Pearce has resigned.
This is a study that might make moms pretty mad. According to the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health, modern moms are spending more time watching television and less time doing housework.
After dealing with consistent pain for years, a Bel Air mom takes a drastic step to remove a popular form of birth control from her body.
A 79-year-old is in critical condition after being hit by a car near Cradlerock Way and Dockside Lane in Columbia.
A 30-year-old man is behind bars after police say they seized more than one half-million dollars worth of marijuana in a drug bust on Friday.
A crash involving several cars has shut down I-83 South Friday evening.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is hosting its Annual Books Sale starting Friday Dec. 6 to Sunday Dec. 8.