Saturday, February 27, 2021

Women Using Viagra Should Be Careful, Says OB/GYN

Nairobi-based OB/GYN Dr. Nelly Bosire wrote an article published in Daily Monitor, warning women about using Viagra. She said women using Viagra for their sexual dysfunction should be careful, as there has been no enough evidence about the efficacy of the drug in women.

Female Viagra Sales Soar in U.K. amid COVID Lockdown

Elle Sera, the maker of The Enhancement Pills, aka Female Viagra, has said that the sales increased by 400% during the lockdown in the United Kingdom. The Enhancement Pill contains natural extract of maca, tribulus terrestris, Siberian ginseng, ginkgo leaf, and beetroot.

SC Allows U.S. Government to Enforce Abortion Pill Rule

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court allowed the federal government to enforce the abortion pill rule. The court lifted a nationwide injunction, which has prevented the Trump administration from enforcing the rule to regulate an abortion pill called mifepristone (Mifeprex).

Is Viagra Safe During Pregnancy?

Viagra is specifically designed for men with erectile dysfunction; however, its active drug sildenafil can be prescribed to pregnant women with pulmonary arterial hypertension or placental insufficiency. It is unclear whether the drug is safe for pregnant women. One must check with their doctor to know whether it is safe during pregnancy.

Female Sexual Arousal Disorder And Its Treatment

Female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD) is a condition in which women have no interest in sex, or have difficulty getting aroused or both. It can be treated with psychological counseling or oral medications such as Addyi, Vyleesi, among others.

Scottish Government Makes Period Products Free, First Nation To Do So

The Scottish government unanimously passed the bill Tuesday, which will make period products free in Scotland. Scotland will be the first nation to do so. Monica Lennon, who introduced the bill, said the goal is to eliminate period poverty and improve access to pads and tampons.

FDA Releases New NSAID Warnings for Pregnant Women

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new guidance on the risks associated with the use of NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, in the fetus when the mother takes the drugs in their 20th or 30th week of pregnancy. NSAID use during that time of pregnancy could lead to kidney problems in the unborn.