Sex Drugs for Women
Addyi (flibanserin), the ineffective and dangerous medication marketed as increasing women’s sexual desire is back again, and its manufacturer is more determined than ever to convince women to buy into its false promises.
Bremelanotide (brand name: Vyleesi) is a drug approved by the FDA to treat a lack of sexual desire (hypoactive sexual desire disorder) in premenopausal women.
Below you’ll see our most recent information on Addyi and Vyleesi. Join us and #PassOnThePinkPill
What is Addyi? Is it safe to use? Will it make my sex life better? This health fact sheet is for you to learn more about Addyi, it’s uses, and it’s risks.
What is bremelanotide (Vyleesi)? Bremelanotide (brand name: Vyleesi) is a drug approved by the FDA to treat a lack of sexual desire (hypoactive sexual desire disorder) in premenopausal women. Bremelanotide is designed to be used on an “as-needed” basis about 45 minutes before sexual activity is expected.
It’s important to know what’s going into your body, especially if its risks include sudden loss of consciousness and dangerously low blood pressure. Learn the myths and the facts surrounding Addyi here.
If you think Addyi is right for you, but it’s not covered by your insurance, you can pay for it out-of-pocket, however, we recommend following all FDA warnings surrounding the drug.
Addyi, the female “Viagra,” is back on the market, but is it any better than it was three years ago? According to its continued lack of thorough testing, we say no. Read more about the Addyi testing process.
What you need to know about Addyi and Vyleesi.