Female sex pill
WASHINGTON- A drug company convinced the FDA to ask a group of outside medical experts to evaluate an experimental drug designed to boost sexual desire in women.
The female libido pill called flibanserin is much debated and has twice been rejected for approval by the FDA. But the drug's backer, Sprout Pharmaceuticals, enlisted women's groups and other advocates to lobby the FDA to approve the pill.
The FDA says it will convene a meeting of experts in June but it is not required to follow the advice of those kinds of panels.
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