Scripps Expert Weighs in on 'Female Viagra' News Discussion

John Willems, MD, Scripps Clinic gynecologist, discusses new FDA-approved drug

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The San Diego Union-Tribune and KUSI were among local news media outlets that reported on the FDA’s recent approval of a new prescription drug for women who have a condition that is marked by a lagging or absent libido. John Willems, MD, Scripps Clinic gynecologist, weighed in on the pros and cons of this new drug for women that is being called the “female viagra.”


Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital this year were recognized as San Diego’s best hospitals for gynecology by U.S. News and World Report.Their combined obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) programs were ranked No. 14 in the nation.

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