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A Pill That Boosts a Woman's Sex Drive Is Almost Here. But Do We Need It?

• Wired.com

If it gets the okay, the drug would be the first prescription of its kind for women in the United States: a treatment for female hypoactive sexual disorder, or a low sex drive.

More than a dozen drugs that address some kind of sexual dysfunction already are available in the US. But since Viagra's little blue pill hit the market, nearly all of the approved sex drugs have targeted men, despite the oft-cited statistic that nearly half of American women report some sexual dissatisfaction—notably more than their counterparts. While the FDA has approved medications for women that ease sex-related pain post-menopause, it hasn't approved a more general sex aid, like the erectile dysfunction drugs available for men.

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