‘Female Viagra’: Does Viagra Work for Women?

What does the future hold for female viagra?

Does viagra work for women?

Viagra is a drug licensed to help men with erectile dysfunction, and impotence. It has been around for ages and now available over the counter and online supermarkets. This has got women thinking if there is a simple pill that can also help them improve their sex lives as nearly half of women aged 30-50 have experienced a period of low sexual libido.

Now can women take viagra? Is viagra licensed for women? What happens if a woman takes viagra? Though female viagra has been found to be useful in treating fertility problems and menstrual cramps, researchers have not found it suitable for treating sexual dysfunction in women.

Find out why the drug is not suitable for treating female sexual dysfunction .

Although it has proven very effective in treating erectile dysfunction in men, Viagra is not suitable for women. There are some unscientific/unverifiable evidence that Viagra may increase sexual pleasure in women but so far, medical trials have failed to produce conclusive evidence that it works for women.

The most promising study conducted so far was a trail run by the UCLA Female Sexual Medical Centre in Los Angeles. The study participants reported that taking Viagra improved their sexual enjoyment, prompting further research into the possible use of the drug as a treatment for women. The scientists guessed that, similar to the effect it has on men, Viagra could increase the blood flow to the female genitalia, thus improving sexual pleasure.

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However, further studies failed to to replicate the successful outcome of the first trial and researchers came to assume that the women who experienced positive result may simply have done so by chance or were economical with the truth.

As there has never been a widespread medical trial of Viagra in women, the exact effects the drug may have on females are not known. It is currently unclear whether Viagra is safe for women to take or which side effects and long-term effects it could have on the female body. Therefore, Viagra is only licensed for use in men.

Prelox and Flibanserin (addyi) are licenced female Viagras. Do they work?

“Female Viagra” is a term often used by online sellers to promote herbal supplements. Promising sexual benefits, illegitimate pharmacies promote a range of pills, powders and jellies. As with herbal viagra for men, there is often no evidence to support any claims that these remedies actually improve sexual experience.

One particular type of female viagra which has shown promise in increasing a woman’s libido is Prelox, a herbal supplement sold in many pharmacies and health food shops. During trials, women who took the supplement found that their sex lives improved as a result. However, gynaecologists and urologists have voices doubts over the effectiveness of Prelox, claiming that its benefits may be down to placebo effect.

Prelox is legally is legally sold in UK and Nigeria health shops plus online supermarkets and it is safe to buy. However, you should be wary of online sellers offering you a range of medications as “female Viagra”, as you might be putting your health at risk if you take them.

Flibanserin (addyi) is a medication licensed in the United States (but not in the United Kingdom) which is used to treat low sex drive in women. In theory it works on the brain to increase sexual desire but it has mixed reviews.

In Summary, there is currently no licensed medication or remedy scientifically proven to treat sexual problems in women. The research continues…

Source: Wikipedia

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