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Thumbs Down For New Testosterone Patch To Boost Women's Sex Drive

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"Testosterone patches for female sexual dysfunction."

DTB vol 47 No 3 March 2009

 

A new testosterone patch, designed to pep up a woman's flagging sex drive after womb and ovary removal, may not work, and its long term safety is not proven, says Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).

 

Intrinsa was recently licensed in the UK for the treatment of women, who have gone through the menopause as a result of womb and ovary removal, and who are subsequently experiencing a drop in sex drive.

 

There is some evidence to suggest that a fall in sex drive after the menopause might be linked to low levels of circulating testosterone.

 

The rest of the article can be found here;

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/140939.php

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