Viagra For Women

A new study out in JAMA today found that Viagra worked in treating the sexual side effects associated with the most commonly used antidepressants, the serotonin reuptake inhibitors. These medications can be very helpful for treating anxiety and depression but commonly cause difficulty in becoming sexually aroused as well as trouble having an orgasm.

In fact, the sexual side effects can be so problematic that many people who need the medication stop taking it anyway.

Viagra was studied for helping women with sexual dysfunction years ago and found to not be very useful; the FDA stopped the large trial. This smaller study is specifically about treating sexual side effects and did not improve sexual desire. Viagra can have side effects too, like headache, increase in blood pressure and stomach upset. Many people can tolerate Viagra well or would pick those side effects over their sex life any day.

This could make a big difference to a lot of women.


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