A 51-year-old male asked:
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I ask a ? Earlier about premature ejectalation and wanting to last longer while making love! and was told about paxil, effexor, (venlafaxine) and prozac! not depr

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
SSRI's and climax: In many people, ssri antidepressants have the side effect of delayed orgasm. In some this would not be desirable. But it's possible the doctors were telling you about an off-label use of ssri's that could delay your own climax, since that's what you were requesting. There are non-pharmacological approaches also -- a marital & sexual therapist could assess your situation & help.
Answered on Sep 21, 2018
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