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Women's Sex Drug Found Effective in Trial

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 12:33 PM

 
Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corp said its experimental sexual disorder drug increased the average number of orgasms in women with an orgasmic disorder in a second mid-stage study.
The company said its lowest tested dose of 0.6 mg of the nasal drug Tefina showed a statistically significant increase, compared with a placebo, in the number of orgasms in pre- and post-menopausal patients with female orgasmic disorder.
The study, which tested three doses of the drug, enrolled 253 patients who were treated over 84 days in a home setting, Trimel said.
The company did not report the findings from the other two tested doses of Tefina, a low-dose gel formulation of testosterone.
Trimel reported in February 2012 that the drug improved the occurrence of orgasms in a smaller mid-stage study conducted in a hospital setting.
Trimel said on Wednesday that the drug improved sexual functioning and satisfaction, and reduced distress. It was also well-tolerated, with no serious adverse events reported.
Female orgasmic disorder, also known as anorgasmia, is characterized by a delay, absence or reduced intensity of orgasms, leading to distress.
There is no approved treatment for the condition, but patients are often given hormone tablets and patches.
 

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Trimel Pharmaceuticals Corp said its experimental sexual disorder drug increased the average number of orgasms in women with an orgasmic disorder in a second mid-stage study. The company said its lowest tested dose of 0.6 mg of the nasal drug Tefina showed a statistically...
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