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are there any sexual side effects of steroid injections

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: With any sedating medication, there can be effects on libido. Ambien (zolpidem) is included in this category.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
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
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Effexor (venlafaxine): Sexual dysfunction is common with antidepressants but the majority of people do not have any sexual side effects. Good luck.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not months: Depands dose , drowsy and sleepy so--nofun for sex, would last 6==8 hrs.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi answered
20 years experience Pain Management
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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