Active ingredient: Flibanserin
Product Code: PR19931
What is Flibanserin (Generic Addyi)?
Flibanserin (Generic Addyi) is a medication prescribed to women who are premenopausal and are having HSDD- hypoactive sexual desire disorder. It is an acquired and generalised loss of libido without the existence of any other medical or psychiatric problems.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Generic Addyi (Flibanserin) is a serotonin- 5-HT receptor agonist and it shows its action on 5HT – 1A and 5HT – 2A neurochemicals. Its exact mode of action is not known, but it is stipulated that it increases the dopamine and epinephrine in the prefrontal cortex and decreases the serotonin. This controls the brain’s feel good mechanism and enhances the sexual desire.
Looking after your drug
Store it at room temperatures and keep it away from kids.
How to take Generic Addyi (Flibanserin)?
Take this medicine orally with a glass of water at bedtime every day.
The usual recommended dose is 100mg at bedtime every day. Consult your doctor for prescription.
Talk to your doctor.
If you miss your dose at bedtime then take it next day at bedtime. Do not take it during the day as it causes hypotension. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
It is not recommended for increasing sexual performance. Not to be taken by post-menopausal women. Alcohol intake is contraindicated with this medicine. It can cause severe hypotension and CNS depression.
Possible Side Effects
· Dizziness, hypotension
· GI symptoms – abdominal pain, constipation, dry mouth
· Irregular menstrual bleed
When should Generic Addyi (Flibanserin) not be used?
· When taking alcohol
· If on CYP3A4 inhibitors
· Hepatic impairment
· CNS depression
· Hypotensive disease
How long should you take Generic Addyi (Flibanserin)?
Take it as long as prescribed.