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What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help erectile dysfunction?

What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help erectile dysfunction?

Consider stop Fluox: Consider switching to buproprion which is a good antidepressant but has fewer side effects. In general, antidepressants don't cause erectile dysfunction but often diminish a man's libido and inhibit ejaculation/orgasm. Also, get screened for low testostoreone which can cause depression. ...Read more

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Fluoxetine (Definition)

Fluoxetine (brand prozac) is an antidepressant in the class known as serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors aka ssris. Fda approved in 1987 for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Subsequently approved for obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Significantly safer and much better ...Read more


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What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

What medication can you take with fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

Many options!: All oral pde-5 inhibitors, like cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra, work w/fluoxetine & other anti-depressants. However, you can't take these pde-5 inhibitors w/nitrates like nitroglycerin. You can also try alprostadil, either intrauretrhal (muse) or intracavernosal (caverject & edex) as a non-oral, non-pde-5 inhibitor, just in case you take nitrates or the orals don't work. ...Read more

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What medication can you take while on fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

What medication can you take while on fluoxetine to help with erectile dysfunction?

Depends: Any erectile dysfunction medication can be used. It depends on any other medications you may be on, so check with your physician. ...Read more

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What medication can you take with fluoxetine to conuteract erectile dysfunction?

What medication can you take with fluoxetine to conuteract erectile dysfunction?

Viagra-type meds: The only medications that seem to work consistently for ssri-induced sexual dysfunction are the pde-5 inhibitors (viagra, cialis, levitra). Other medication (e.g. Wellbutrin, (bupropion) ritalin, adderall, others) have been studied, but none has been shown to be consistently effective. ...Read more

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I am experiencing erectile dysfunction. Because of what I believe is from my prescription fluoxetine. How can I get my erections back and when?

I am experiencing  erectile dysfunction. Because of what I believe is from my prescription fluoxetine. How can I get my erections back and when?

Your doc: Or a natural doc can test your hormone levels and rule out circulatory issues. Also, a clinical psychologist can teach you skills to keep from focusing on your "performance" which interferes also. Peace and good health. Please tell your prescribing doc about this. He/she may adjust/change your meds. Please don't do this w/out doctor's guidance. ...Read more

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Which one is cause lower sexual side effects : Prozac or Paxil (paroxetine) ? in other words which one induced erectile dysfunction much more than another ?Thanks

Which one is cause lower sexual side effects : Prozac or Paxil (paroxetine) ? in other words which one induced erectile dysfunction much more than another ?Thanks

Indiv differences: Each man reacts to the various SSRIs (etc) differently and even may vary themselves over time. So, your friend may do better w/ one and you w/ the other. If you don't like the way one works - work w/ your Dr to taper and switch and consider CBT Tx as an alternative or supportive addition to reduce need for drugs. Best! ...Read more

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What percentage of males who take Prozac (fluoxetine) have impotence?

What percentage of males who take Prozac (fluoxetine) have impotence?

Rates vary 20-75%: Prozac (fluoxetine) is in a category called ssri's. They can produce sexual side effects that include decreased sex drive, trouble with arousal (getting and maintaining an erection for males), and delayed or inability to have an orgasm. The variation in the reported rates is related to how the research is done. When patients volunteered side effects they were less likely to report sexual side effects. ...Read more

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Can someone take erectile dysfunction medication if he takes 100 mg twice a day of flecainide acetate?

Yes: There is no adverse reaction between Flecainide and drugs for ed. The major adverse drug reaction is with Nitroglycerin drugs which can interact with ED drugs and cause a severe drop in blood pressure. Other drugs like Alpha blockers can cause a drop in blood pressure too. You should always always ask your doctor questions about drug interactions.You should make a list of all the drugs you take. ...Read more

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I take hydralozine, clonidine, amlodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan for HBP and thyroxine. could any of these medications cause erectile dysfunction?

I take hydralozine,  clonidine, amlodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan for HBP and thyroxine.  could any of these medications cause erectile dysfunction?

BP meds can do this: Impotence are listed potential side effects of hydralazine, amlodipine and losartan. Potentially, any of the antihypertensive medicines can do this. It is uncommon to require 5 different medicines to control hypertension. Ask your doctor to reassess your treatment ...Read more

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What is the best erectile dysfunction drug to take?

Depends: It'd be nice to know the cause. Some men lack testosterone, whereas others have problems with penis vasculature or nerves that are not working properly. Viagra, Cialis or Levitra (vardenafil) are frequently used empirically, meaning without knowing the cause for sure and all 3 of those appear to be equally effective between themselves. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter drug to take for erectile dysfunction?

What is a good over-the-counter drug to take for erectile dysfunction?

Yes: The best nonprescription treatment for ED is increase physical activity! physical activity improves blood flow, raises testosterone, raises self-esteem--all key ingredients to better erections. Korean ginseng, l-arginine, maca are all natural substances that have been studied and may be effective in improving erections. ...Read more

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How does Prozac (fluoxetine) cause impotence?

Ssri sexual dysfunct: Medications that affect serotonin ssri, like Prozac (fluoxetine) can reduce sexual interest (libido) and cause delayed orgasm. It is uncommon to cause erectile dysfunction except for just loss of interest. These meds help people feel content which may be the reason they are satisfied with less sex. There are several things that can be done to help. Talk with your prescriber about alternative treatments. ...Read more

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What medications are available to help with erectile dysfunction?

What medications are available to help with erectile dysfunction?

Multiple: The medications currently indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction include viagra, (sildenafil) levitra/staxyn, and cialis, in addition, there are a number of other medications that can be used as well, but they are not fda approved for this use. ...Read more

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What are some of the more common medications for erectile dysfunction?

ED: Pd5 inhibitors are the mainstay of therapy for ED. Sildenafil, vardenafil, and tadalafil are the only ones FDA approved in the US. Urethral suppositories of prostaglandine1 as well as injectable pge1 are available and FDA approved. Other injections of papaverine, regitine (phentolamine) and Atropine are used but not FDA approved for ED. Stay away from the so called natural alternatives; a waste of $$$$. ...Read more

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What prescription medications can treat erectile dysfunction (ED)?

PDE-5 inhibitors etc: To treat erectile dysfunction, PDE-5 inhibitors such as Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Stendra & Viagra are common oral options. However, they can't be used in men w/heart disease who are also taking nitrates as combination can drop blood pressure dramatically. Alprostadil can be either placed into urethra (Muse) or injected into penis (Caverject & Edex). There's also a cream form (Vitaros) in Canada & Europe. ...Read more

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Do healthtap doctors prescribe erectile dysfunction medication?

Do healthtap doctors prescribe erectile dysfunction medication?

Yes but will not: as it is unethical even illegal to Rx any medication with out examination . Support team will help you to get a physician for you near you. ...Read more

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Suggest medications for sexual arousal and erectile dysfunction?

There are many: Be wary of over the counter herbal medications For the most part they can be harmful or a waste of time. At your age taking into account you have no other medical problems ,can be helped talking to a psychologist skilled in helping men with this problem. When having sex your need to feel secure, relaxed, have a pleasing & willing partner and don't be in a hurry. Keep your mind away from worry. ...Read more

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Can the erectile dysfunction medications also increase your sex drive?

Can the erectile dysfunction medications also increase your sex drive?

Unfortunately no: Sex drive or libido comes from the brain & is influenced positively by testosterone & negatively by many drugs and not by erectile dysfunction medications which only help to increase blood flow to penis & thus improve quality of erections. ...Read more

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Best advice for erectile dysfunction when taking blood pressure medication?

No betablockers: Check with your physician if any BP meds are affecting the sexual issues .If you are on betablockes need to change to other BP medicines. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
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Inability To Attain An Erection (Definition)

Inability to attain en erection denotes a lack of physiological energy and ability to timely fill penile corporeal tissue with blood for its high-pressure circulation. To discovery when and how to treat such, go to http://formefirst.com/ED-Rx-options.html & other articles in the category of Sex life, ED. Besides, the info in Basics of Self-Care could be ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Erectile Dysfunction (Definition)

Any problem when a male cannot get or keep an erection long enough for intercourse. It has many different causes so "erectile dysfunction" is a descriptive term ...Read more