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A 73-year-old male asked:

I have been on escitalopram (lexapro) for about four years. i have also had 44 treatments of radiation for prostate cancer. no problems with erections (tadalafil) but is extremely hard to ejaculate. any help would be extremely appreciated?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 35 years experience
This has nothing to do with your prostate or radiation. A well-known side effect of escitalopram and the more conventional SSRIs is anorgasmia (inability to achieve orgasm). Consider taking a drug holiday from it and/or trying another drug.
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