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what medications can a perimenopausal woman take to increase sexual desire?

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Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Complicated: Find a good doctor to discuss this with. It is an area of evolving knowledge... Meaning we don't have all the answers yet. The easy answer is that treatment of depression (which is reasonably common at this time) with something that doesn't worsen sexual desire (try to avoid a serotonin reuptake inhibitor) is a good idea. Some have suggested very low doses of testosterone might help.
Answered on Sep 1, 2012

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