The First ‘Female Viagra’ is Here…Now Women With Low Libido Can Make A Jump

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When you hear of viagra, your mind runs quick to men looking to impress women with good s*x—but now, women can also boost their sexual desires with a new drug dubbed ‘Female Viagra’

According to the TIME, the “first drug to treat a lack of female sexual desire has been approved by federal authorities.

The drug flibanserin, which has been coined ‘female Viagra,’ is intended to treat women with a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) that’s characterized by lagging libido. On Tuesday, the drug was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “Today’s approval provides women distressed by their low sexual desire with an approved treatment option,” Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement.

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