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there are twenty six f. d. a. approved drugs to treat male sexual dysfunction for women there are zero so says a campaign called even the score comprised of health an advocacy groups which hopes and f. d. a. advisory panel on thursday will finally recommend approval for a drug called flibanserin , commonly referred to as viagra for women , tony clark is covering the story for reuters from washington and they're saying that there's a double standard here and that the f. d. a. is applying , something obviously the f. d. a. , strongly rejects , and i saying that no that basing their decisions purely on science having already twice rejected the drug's approval the agency once again raised concerns this week in a report published on its website over side effects that include fainting and accidental injury , as part of its campaign even the score which is partly backed by the drugs maker sprout pharmaceuticals sent a letter to congress launched an online petition and even created a video mocking those ads for sexual medications for men , you you have countless medicare , you better lady doesn't have any the group argues that one in ten women in the u. s. suffer from a lack of libido , the advisory panel's decision will come on thursday if it recommends approval the f. d. a. will most likely follow suit