Fliban is taken one tablet daily at bedtime, to help decrease the risk of fainting, sleepiness and sedation. No alcohol should be taken during the treatment. It should be discontinued after eight weeks if there is no improvement.
The most common side effects of flibanserin are
Less common side effects of flibanserin include:
Increased risk of low blood pressure and fainting. The risk of low blood pressure and fainting increases in people with liver failure or people taking medications that reduce the breakdown of flibanserin.
Flibanserin is also associated with
Flibanserin may cause low blood pressure and fainting. Patients should lie down and seek medical help if they experience fainting.
Flibanserin causes drowsiness and reduces alertness. Patients should avoid operating machinery, driving, or performing other dangerous activities for at least 6 hours after taking each dose of flibanserin.