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Are there any sexual side effects of steroid injections

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes: With any sedating medication, there can be effects on libido. Ambien (zolpidem) is included in this category.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Yes : Due to sedative effect , some may experience lack of sexual desire, other may have sexual disinhibition.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Like other ssris, u can have difficulty with sexual arousal, or difficulty achieving orgasm. Genital anesthesias & decreased response to sexual stimu... Read More
Dr. Adam Tripp
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Often: For all of the ssris, including zoloft, (sertraline) sexual dysfunction are common side effects. In men this is typically decreased libido and delayed... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Effexor (venlafaxine): Sexual dysfunction is common with antidepressants but the majority of people do not have any sexual side effects. Good luck.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Effexor (venlafaxine): Few develop such side effect, mostly related to dose and duration u have been on the effexor (venlafaxine).
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes, mixed: Used chronically, there can be sexual side effects with valium. In one study comparing valium to xanax (alprazolam) in panic disorder, patients repor... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Should not be: I assume you are referring to an endometrial ablation -- a treatment for heavy menstrual periods. There should not be any sexual side effects. Ablatio... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Not months: Depands dose , drowsy and sleepy so--nofun for sex, would last 6==8 hrs.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
All SSRI can cause t: However , lexapro, can have the least side. Effect among the ssri.Regarding sexual side effect usually i tell my patient if u know u when u will be h... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: Trazadone is a good choice for sleep because it helps with sleep without harming your circadian rhythm. No weight gain is a big plus. However, any med... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Probably not: Actually, there is some European literature that suggests SAM-e may have a positive affect on male arousal and sexual dysfunction. That beitng said, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 21 years experience
Norepinephrine: Norepinephrine and some other neurotransmitter can have side effects because of their inherent pharmocokinetics...Or how they work. If you have side ... Read More

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