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Medicine: Female Viagra / Morning After Pill #974792

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(New York: Nancy Snyderman) Flibanserin††, a new pill to treat sexual dysfunction in women, including hypoactive sexual desire disorder {HSDD}, featured; details given of questions about its effectiveness and safety; FDA remarks quoted; diagram shown. [Boehringer Ingelheim Dr. Peter PILIERO†- says there is an unmet medical need.] [Gynecologist Dr. Bernadith RUSSELL††- says the problem is unlikely to be addressed by a single pill.] Another FDA meeting on a new contraceptive pill that works longer than the morning after pill discussed.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Snyderman, Nancy
Duration:
00:03:10

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