Stephen Colbert on female Viagra: The Late Show host comically discusses the pros and cons of Flibanserin.

Stephen Colbert Is Very Funny on the Pros and Cons of “Female Viagra”

Stephen Colbert Is Very Funny on the Pros and Cons of “Female Viagra”

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Sept. 19 2015 4:45 PM

Stephen Colbert Has a Few Thoughts on the New “Female Viagra”

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For decades, the great science of “bonerology” has been almost exclusively devoted to enabling old or otherwise impeded men to get their groove on. Now, as Stephen Colbert points out, we have Flibanserin, the FDA-approved “female Viagra” that claims to boost women’s sex drive.

In a brief bit, Colbert shared his thoughts on the new pill, even pointing out a few drawbacks—for example, the fact that it requires complete abstinence from alcohol, which means that a restored libido comes with the prospect of “staring at your partner stone-cold sober.” Pros and cons, man.

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