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Testosterone may be an option to boost sexual function in postmenopausal women

KEY POINT

Use of testosterone in postmenopausal women with diminished sexual well-being improved sexual function without causing serious adverse effects, according to results of a meta-analysis published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

SOURCES

Islam RM, et al. Safety and efficacy of testosterone for women: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trial data. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2019[Epub ahead of print].

Nappi RE. Testosterone for women: Green light for sex, amber light for health. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2019[Epub ahead of print].