This article appeared in The Observer, Sunday April 23, 2006. It's not yet clear whether the enticement of PT-141 will promote an addictive reaction. Certainly there is great potential for its abuse as a recreational drug and for blackmarket sales.
Let us spray
Billed as libido in an atomiser, PT-141 will finally offer women the chance to turn on their sexual desire as and when they need it. Or so the science says. But there are concerns. Will sex in a spray usher in an age of 'McNookie' - quick easy couplings low on emotional nutrition? Julian Dibbell reports