Aims and objectives.
To investigate the effects of Femore
cream on sexual dysfunction in menopause and women’s satis-
The recent interest of public and the world of medicine in female sexual function have led to a rapid increase
in the number of studies on the subject.
The study was designed as an observational intervention study.
The research data were collected by using a Women Information Form consisting of 13 items; a Sexual Function
Index to measure sexual function; and a Satisfaction Determination Form to determine the level of satisfaction with the
medical service the women received for the problems with their reproductive organs. The study was conducted with 29 men-
opausal women who complied with the inclusion criteria.
It was found that women’s average age was 52
6; that the average menarche age was 13
0; and that the average meno-
pause age was 46
2. The major complaint of nearly all the women who were aware of their sexual dysfunction was vaginal dry-
ness, and it was concluded that they took no precautions against this problem. The total scores obtained from the Sexual
Function Index were reported to be an average of 18
2 before use of Femore
cream and an average of 42
use of Femore
cream. The average score concerning satisfaction with the use of Femore
cream was noted to be 9
The study results suggested that applying Femore
cream had positive influences on sexual dysfunction and all
Relevance to clinical practice.
Women’s sexual health can therefore be assessed at primary care centres, and it is considered
that health professionals employed at these centres, a majority of whom are female nurses and obstetricians, can play an
important role in guiding women on the issue.
menopause, sexual health, sexuality