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Antidepressants And Low Sex Drive
Witch is work better Ta add to paxil for low energy low sex drive wellbutrin or buspar? I tried many antidepressants but not work!!
Wellbutrin: of the SSRIs, paxil may be the most likely to affect energy and sex drive. changing to a different SSRI may be the first option. both wellbutrin and buspar may help with the sexual side effects of an SSRI, but between the two, wellbutrin has more evidence and may also be more activating. would caution if anxiety is high, regular alcohol use, or any concerns for seizures. ...Read more
Lots of reasons: Regardless of your sex, eg male or female, the evaluation is similar. Consider sources of stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends, etc), substance use (tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff), health (depression, diabetes, high blood pressure/cholesterol, heart disease, etc) & medications before looking at low testosterone. But if all those are normal, then consider a trial of testosterone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Libido: Womens sex is mental and physical. Libido is affected by testosterone- yes women produce it. If shaving your legs less probably low testosterone. But your age at 32 shouldn't be this reason. Consider psychological and/or physical. Consult physician or sex therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Take time for sex: Yes, SSRIs can interfere with sex drive.But so does being busy or anxious or depressed.Low sex drive is often a multifaceted problem.So work on the mental part:THINK about having sex,prepare yourself by doing the things that make u feel sexy,read a hot story,cuddle w/your partner & take the time you need to get aroused. For us women, it all starts in our minds.(&try a drug "holiday"on Saturdays!) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I tray lots of intideeprsat but is felted accept Zoloft 75mg is working but I have low sex drive (libido) what can I do to get my libido?
Is your libido low: Because of your psychological condition or are you having reduced libido as a result of medication reaction? If the problem is related to partially treated depression or anxiety - than the goal is to get those under much better control. If your libido issues are related to your medication - your psychiatrist can titrate your medications to impact that. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor.: Low sex drive is a common side effect of antidepressants, particularly the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris). Your provider may be able to switch you to a different medication with fewer sexual side effects, or recommend ways to approach this in your relationship with your husband. You may want to discuss this issue with your doctor to see what options are available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wellbutrin: Again, wellbutrin is a good antidepressant that's not likely to cause weight gain -- and it's also unassociated with sexual dysfunction. In fact some doctors have prescribed it along with other antidepressants in hopes of countering ssri-related sexual dysfunction. Watch the alcohol you're drinking for both of these potential effects, though. Discuss with your own physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have low sex drive or arousal,I'm with a new girlfriend and we have not had sex yet,I exercise and in I'm on 150mg Venlafaxine daily but low libido?
Various causes: Effexor XR and other antidepressants may cause sexual side effects, including decreased libido. However, the condition(s) for which you are being prescribed Effexor XR may also cause low libido; that is, depression and/or anxiety. Other medical conditions can cause or contribute as well. Recommend discussing with your doctor in order to get a thorough evaluation. Hope this helps. All the best. ...Read more
Sex drive in F: It can be decreased by organic or psychogenic, organic could be from hypothyroidism, or adrenal gland or pituitary galnd insuffeciency, or estrogen hormone defeciency, psychological from depression or secondary to medication like antidepressive meds as ssri and other medications are culprits too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 40 years old female and have a low sex drive. What causes this and what can I do to improve my sex drive?
Many causes - see dr: There are many causes to low sex drive. It is important to consult with a physician to determine if hormone levels or other factors may be contributing to decreased libido. Certain medications and medical conditions can decrease libido as well as emotional and relational problems. Consider whether low libido has been long term or is relatively recent when relaying information to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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