Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

SSRI Sexual Side effects

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Sexual side effects may resolve with changing to SSRI with less side effect or different antidepressant. Also sometimes side effect may improve by hav ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Change meds: Depending on the specific side effect, your doctor may switch you to another ssri or another class of medication altogether.
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Varies: Many men experience erection difficulty and may need viagra (sildenafil) and both women and men can have reduced sex drive.
1
1 thank
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, but the resolution is over 1 to 2 weeks and not immediately.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khaled Mohamed
37 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Anafranil (clomipramine) cause seen side effects like impotence, ejaculation delay, anorgasmia, loss of sexual desire.
4
4 thanks
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
SSRIs: Yes, this is possible in both men and women. It would help if you were more specific about your symptoms.
1
1 thank
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Cavazos
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Side effects: Irritability, headache, anxiety, nervousness, sleep disturbance, can decrease appetite, sex issues, nausea and list goes on and on. It is the most act ... Read More
9
9 thanks
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
24 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Www.rxlist.com: Too many to list. Some are mild and will go away after a week or so; others should be reported to dr. Right away. Educate yourself either by visiting ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,it can in: about 10-15%of patients,including delayed ejaculation,inabilty to achieve orgasm.
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): Mainly headaches and stomach upset.
6
6 thanks
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
See insert: Citalopram is a safe medication but as with any drug in susceptible individuals side effects can occur read the brochure but remember that some of the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Several: There can be headache, insomnia, nausea, dizzyness, nystagmus "jumpy eyes", flu like symptoms, moodiness, electric shock-like sensations, possible rel ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Usually minimal: Bupropion is generally well tolerated. It can increase risk of seizures in those at risk. It is an activating antidepressant and can increase anxiety ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi answered
20 years experience in 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
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in 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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Padrell
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Hard to say: Both agents have sexual dysfunction as potential side effects. Around 20-30% of chances. It depends on individual susceptibility and also it varies up ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Usually not: Most common side effects are rash, nausea, vomiting, headache, headache, swelling. It's used to treat hyperthyroidism. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism a ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
There are more: Potential side effects than can be listed in 400 characters or less. Please see: http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/effexor-side-effects.Html.
4
4 thanks
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: Most patients do not experience side effects. For those that do, increasing the dose can lead to fear and reluctance. I always counsel patients, about ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Wuarin
23 years experience in Psychiatry
Maybe paxil (paroxetine): All ssris can have sexual side effects of decreased libido or function. If however, there is sexual dysfuction due to depression or anxiety, function ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Safe medicine: Trazodone is a safe medicine and is marketed for depression but is very effective for insomnia. Side effects may include dry mouth, blurred vision, di ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Duloxetine: The most frequent side effects with Cymbalta (duloxetine) include nausea (so take with food), headache, dry mouth, sleepiness, sweating and initially ... Read More
23
23 thanks
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Minimal: The most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. Often people with depression have trouble sleeping so the sedation may be a good thing. Wt gai ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Numerous: Multiple classes of anti-retrovirals each containing several different drugs and each with a wide spectrum of side-effects. Too much information to b ... Read More
5
5 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month