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Are there any sexual side effects of ambien (zolpidem)?

Are there any sexual side effects of ambien (zolpidem)?

Yes: With any sedating medication, there can be effects on libido. Ambien (zolpidem) is included in this category. ...Read more

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Are there any sexual side effects of zoloft (sertraline)?

Are there any sexual side effects of zoloft (sertraline)?

Often: For all of the ssris, including zoloft, (sertraline) sexual dysfunction are common side effects. In men this is typically decreased libido and delayed ejaculation, while in women it tends to be decreased libido. Of note, people who are depressed often have reduced libido to begin with. ...Read more

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Is it possible to take Effexor (venlafaxine) and not have any sexual side effects?

Is it possible to take Effexor (venlafaxine) and not have any sexual side effects?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Sexual dysfunction is common with antidepressants but the majority of people do not have any sexual side effects. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can Valium cause any sexual side effects?

Can Valium cause any sexual side effects?

Yes, mixed: Used chronically, there can be sexual side effects with valium. In one study comparing valium to xanax (alprazolam) in panic disorder, patients reported decreased libido (18.5%), increased libido (18.5%), and unspecified sexual dysfunction (7.4%). Menstrual irregularities were also reported in 18.4%. ...Read more

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Any sexual side effects after thermal ablation?

Any sexual side effects after thermal ablation?

Should not be: I assume you are referring to an endometrial ablation -- a treatment for heavy menstrual periods. There should not be any sexual side effects. Ablations do not affect the ovaries or your hormone levels. It simply destroys the internal lining of the uterus called the endometrium. ...Read more

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What type of ssri is has been know best to not cause weight gain any sexual side effects in women?

What type of ssri is has been know best to not cause weight gain any sexual side effects in women?

All SSRI can cause t: However, lexapro, can have the least side. Effect among the ssri.Regarding sexual side effect usually I tell my patient if u know u when u will be having sex stop the medication one day before. Another option to add wellbutrin (bupropion) to the ssri. .. ...Read more

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Recently I've had issues with sleeping. I've tried trazadone and it works. Any sexual side effects with that drug?

Recently I've had issues with sleeping. I've tried trazadone and it works. Any sexual side effects with that drug?

Maybe: Trazadone is a good choice for sleep because it helps with sleep without harming your circadian rhythm. No weight gain is a big plus. However, any medicine that may effect serotonin levels may effect erections (although rare). ...Read more

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Could sam-e cause sexual side effects?

Could sam-e cause sexual side effects?

Probably not: Actually, there is some European literature that suggests SAM-e may have a positive affect on male arousal and sexual dysfunction. That beitng said, it can cause anxiety, restlessness, headache, and insomnia, as well as gas, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, dry mouth, headache, anorexia, sweating, and dizziness. Side effects are worse at higher doses. ...Read more

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Why norepinephrines cause sexual side effects?

Why norepinephrines cause sexual side effects?

Norepinephrine: Norepinephrine and some other neurotransmitter can have side effects because of their inherent pharmocokinetics...Or how they work. If you have side effect, discuss other options with your physician. ...Read more

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True that serzone has no sexual side effects?

True that serzone has no sexual side effects?

Generally much less!: One possibly important way in which Nefazodone differs from other ssris is that while use of ssris is often associated with sexual dysfunction and sleep disturbances, these side-effects have been reported infrequently in people taking nefazodone. ...Read more

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Is there anxiety meds with no sexual side effects?

Is there anxiety meds with no sexual side effects?

Yes: Discuss your concerns about sexual side effects of your anxiety medications with your doctor and ask if alternative medications without this side effect will be helpful for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does celexa (citalopram) have sexual side effects?

Does celexa (citalopram) have sexual side effects?

Yes, it can in: About 10-15%of patients, including delayed ejaculation, inabilty to achieve orgasm. ...Read more

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Does Lexapro (escitalopram) cause sexual side effects?

Does Lexapro (escitalopram) cause sexual side effects?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Yes, like any other SSRI. Refer to my response on side-effects. ...Read more

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Do sexual side effects of lexapro (escitalopram) go away?

Do sexual side effects of lexapro (escitalopram) go away?

Patience: Hello, patience is key when managing sexual side effects as it can take some time to adjust/resolve. Talk to the prescribing physician about options, e.g, potentially adjusting the dose, changing meds, or augmenting with another medication. Make sure you are also taking care of yourself, e.g., sometimes adjusting your exercise routine will give you more energy and desire for sex. Take care ...Read more

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Will the sexual side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) die down soon?

Will the sexual side effects of Paxil (paroxetine) die down soon?

Maybe: Sexual side effects are relatively common. If you just started it is possible, but usually these side effects are persistent. One option is to use another antidepressant. Viagra or similar medications may be used, especially if Paxil (paroxetine) is effective and other antidepressants have failed. ...Read more

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Does valerian have possible side effects on my sexual performance?

Does valerian have possible side effects on my sexual performance?

Probably not: Few adverse events to valerian have been reported. Large doses may result in stomach ache, apathy, and a feeling of mental dullness or mild depression. Tranquilizer properties may cause dizziness or drowsiness. In rare cases it may cause an allergic reaction. Central nervous system depression; should not use other depressants, such as alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, opiates. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of sustanon on sexual organs and testasterone?

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What is the side effects of sustanon on sexual organs and testasterone?

Sustanon: Sustanon is a proprietary brand of various forms of testosterone w/different half-lives blended together. When used in young men such as your 19yo self who don't need it, sustanon can shut down your own testosterone production, make you infertile & cause testicular atrophy, in addition to usual side effects associated w/excess testosterone levels. Don't use w/o monitoring & supervision. ...Read more

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Just started taking strattera, (atomoxetine) and I have sexual side effects?

Just started taking strattera, (atomoxetine) and I have sexual side effects?

Strattera (atomoxetine): Has been known to cause sexual side effects. Talk with your doctor about what is happening with you. ...Read more

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Will the sexual side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) wear off with long term use?

Side effects: Sexual side effects of antidepressant medication are not thought to be permanent following their discontinuation.

It is important to note that underlying conditions can also effect sexual functioning and be a reason for persistent problems. ...Read more

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After I stop taking lexapro, (escitalopram) how long will it take before the sexual side effects go away?

Almost immedicately: The side effect is dose related and improves as soon as the blood levels drop which could be the next day. Of course over time if the depession returns your libido could plummit. ...Read more

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How long do sexual side effects last after discontinuation of trazadone? I'm referring to desire/performance aspect of it.

How long do sexual side effects last after discontinuation of trazadone? I'm referring to desire/performance aspect of it.

Soon: Side effects of both libido as well as sexual functioning should return in about 1 to 2 weeks after discontinuation of the drug. If that doesn't happen readily you may wish to check with your doctor to be sure that something else is not contributing to the problem. ...Read more

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What is the defrenc btween Paxil (paroxetine) and Paxil (paroxetine) cr do Paxil (paroxetine) cr less sexual side effects then Paxil (paroxetine) ir?

What is the defrenc btween Paxil (paroxetine) and Paxil (paroxetine) cr do Paxil (paroxetine) cr less sexual side effects then Paxil (paroxetine) ir?

Not much difference: There is really not much difference in the two preparations. Both are the same chemical that have same side effects and action on sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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I use to addicted to fortwin IV now I have lots side effects what should I do to recover from it, I can't lift more weight and m sexually become weak?

I use to addicted to fortwin IV now I have lots side effects what should I do to recover from it, I can't lift more weight and m sexually become weak?

That is a little: Difficult. If hx of IV use there are risks of diseases, hep c, hiv. The other is discontinuation problem if you just stopped or a mood problem. Two thought models exist, one that with time, abstinence will completely heal you, the other that those with opiod problems have a problem in the opiod receptor system and linked to mood, thus replacement. May benefit from suboxone, easy med, see doc. ...Read more

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How bad are the sexual side effects with ssri's?

How bad are the sexual side effects with ssri's?

Varies: Many men experience erection difficulty and may need viagra (sildenafil) and both women and men can have reduced sex drive. ...Read more

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What are the sexual side effects of methadone use?

What are the sexual side effects of methadone use?

Impairment: Methadone, like any narcotic, can cause depression of many psychological and physical responses, including sexual responsiveness. It can therefore cause decreased libido (sex drive), impaired arousal (erectile dysfunction or impaired female arousal) and inhibited orgasm. If you have to use a narcotic medication for a prolonged period and it is affecting your sex life, talk to your dr about options. ...Read more

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What can be used if ssris cause sexual side effects?

What can be used if ssris cause sexual side effects?

Change meds: Depending on the specific side effect, your doctor may switch you to another ssri or another class of medication altogether. ...Read more

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Are ssri sexual side effects permanent or long lasting?

Are ssri sexual side effects permanent or long lasting?

No: Sexual side effects may resolve with changing to SSRI with less side effect or different antidepressant. Also sometimes side effect may improve by having sex before taking the medication ...Read more

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Side effects of removing voluntary sexual life/celibacy?

Side effects of removing voluntary sexual life/celibacy?

Your choice: If this is what you want, it's fine. Plenty of adults don't care about sex or think it's not worth the trouble, despite what pop culture keeps telling us. Almost all men do feel the need to relieve pressure / get enjoyment by masturbating, and there's evidence (though controlled studies are impossible) that to try to resist doing this is bad not only for your mood but for your prostate. ...Read more