'Female Viagra': Is This The Moral Of The Story Of The Little Pink Pill?
Remember "the little pink pill"? Months after the FDA approved the so-called "female Viagra," a new meta-analysis confirms that its benefits are marginal and its potential harms are real, from severe drowsiness to potential fainting if combined with alcohol. Health analysts suggest a moral for the the odd story of how this drug got approved.
Women's Health World Abuzz On 'Pink Viagra' Approval, But Are Expectations Realistic?
Along with the potential to ignite a low (or non-existent) libido among some women, the drug comes with a boxed warning, the strongest kind, on contraindications and potential side effects that include low blood pressure, fainting, nausea, dizziness and sleepiness.
Pregnancy Woes: Why Did The Price Of My Progesterone Skyrocket?
The 12-fold leap in my co-pay sent an epic shock through my (natural and synthetic) hormone-laden system. I immediately called both pharmacies, my insurer, and my doctor, and started digging around online. A disturbing picture came into focus.
FDA Proposes New Restrictions To Address 'Health Risks' Of Vaginal Mesh
Federal regulators want to reclassify surgical mesh as a "high-risk" medical device (it's now in the "moderate-risk" category) and also impose more requirements on manufacturers in which they must demonstrate that the device is safe and effective.