Addyi is a prescription medication that can be taken on its own or in combination with other drugs.

The usage of this medicine is still debatable, owing to the risk of drug interactions and side effects. Furthermore, according to some research, Addyi tablets in the UK have a little to moderate effect on the number of sexually fulfilling occurrences per month.



Addyi is for women who are not yet menopausal and have hypoactive (low) sexual drive, independent of their sexual partner, activity, or situation.

HSDD is a sexual dysfunction disorder that lasts six months or longer and involves a decrease or absence of sexual interest. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5), it was called female sexual interest/arousal disorder.

This illness produces distress or interpersonal issues and is not caused by another health problem (such as diabetes or depression), medication (such as antidepressants), or relationship problems.

How to Consume this medication?

This medication's suggested dosage is 100 mg administered once daily at bedtime.

Bodyweight, other medical issues, and other drugs can all influence the dosage of medication that a person requires If your doctor recommends a dose that is different than the ones listed here, don't change it without discussing your doctor first. It's critical to follow your doctor's instructions when using Addyi tablets in the UK.

If you forget to take a dose, skip it and go back to your regular dosing plan. To make up for a missing dose, do not take a double dose. If you're not sure what to do if you've missed a dosage, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep this medication at room temperature, away from light and moisture, and away from children's reach.

Medication should not be disposed of in wastewater (e.g., down the sink or toilet) or household garbage. Inquire with your pharmacist about how to get rid of medications that are no longer needed or that have expired.

Contraindications and Precautions

After you've taken Addyi, don't drive or operate machinery for at least six hours, or until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions may be delayed.

You should not take Addyi tablets in the UK if you have liver problems or are taking any of the following medications (strong or moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors).

If you must take one of the medications listed above, however:

  • Addyi should be avoided for at least two days before the procedure.
  • If the benefit of starting one of these medications right away outweighs the danger of having Addyi-related side effects, your healthcare professional should keep a close eye on you for low blood pressure and fainting.
  • Addyi can be continued two weeks following the final dose of any of the temporary drugs you're taking (for example, for an infection).


Addyi is a pink pill that needs to be swallowed whole. You must follow your doctor's directions to the letter.

Patients should take one 100 milligramme (mg) pill each day at bedtime, according to the label. If a dose is missed, the patient must take the next dose the next day at bedtime. The following dose should not be doubled by the patient.

If there is no improvement in symptoms after eight weeks, the medicine should be stopped (under the guidance of your healthcare provider).

Warnings and Interactions

Inform your doctor about all of your existing drugs, as well as any that you begin or stop taking. Many medications interact with one another, and some pharmaceuticals should never be taken together. Low blood pressure and fainting are possible side effects of Addyi tablets in the UK. When coupled with moderate or severe CYP3A4 inhibitors, this risk is enhanced, which is why these medications are contraindicated or, if necessary, given and monitored closely.