Pharmacy (Basel) 2021 Mar 27;9(2). Epub 2021 Mar 27.
Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201, USA.
This systematic review evaluates the efficacy and safety of l-arginine alone or in combination for the treatment of women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) or related conditions, such as female sexual interest/arousal disorder and female sexual arousal disorder. Medline, Embase, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Science Direct, and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature were searched using keywords "arginine", "Lady Prelox", "ArginMax", "Stronvivo", "Ristela", "hypoactive sexual desire disorder", "female sexual interest arousal disorder", "female sexual arousal disorder", "sexual dysfunction", "sexual behavior", "dyspareunia", "libido", and permutations thereof. Relevant records were retained if they were primary literature, conducted in women with HSDD or related conditions, and published as full text in English. Read More