flibanserin

noun

fli·​ban·​se·​rin fli-ˈban-sə-rən How to pronounce flibanserin (audio)
: a drug C20H21F3N4O that is taken orally to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women and that binds to serotonin receptors causing lowered levels of serotonin and increased levels of dopamine and norepinephrine

Note: Flibanserin is marketed under the trademark Addyi.

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“Flibanserin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/flibanserin. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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