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Are There Any Sexual Side Effects Of Steroid Injections
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
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
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
Will taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every so often creat any sexual side effects that last months?
What type of ssri is has been know best to not cause weight gain any sexual side effects in women?
Recently I've had issues with sleeping. I've tried trazadone and it works. Any sexual side effects with that drug?
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
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
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
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
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
Strattera (atomoxetine): Has been known to cause sexual side effects. Talk with your doctor about what is happening with you. ...Read more
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
After I stop taking lexapro, (escitalopram) how long will it take before the sexual side effects go away?
How long do sexual side effects last after discontinuation of trazadone? I'm referring to desire/performance aspect of it.
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
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
No: No it is not a listed side effect of Malateq ...Read more
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
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