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Are depression medications likely to affect my sex life?

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Dr. Seth Kunen
Clinical Psychology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

Some ssri's like Paxil (paroxetine) and Prozac (as well as tca's and maoi's) can interfere with sexuality.
Wellbutrin, which increases norepinephrine and dopamine, often does not interfere, and in some cases, actually enhances sexual responsiveness.

In brief: Possible

Some ssri's like Paxil (paroxetine) and Prozac (as well as tca's and maoi's) can interfere with sexuality.
Wellbutrin, which increases norepinephrine and dopamine, often does not interfere, and in some cases, actually enhances sexual responsiveness.
Dr. Seth Kunen
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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Family Medicine

In brief:

Often they have no effect or can even improve it as your mood improves (decreased libido is a common symptom of depression.
) however they can also cause decreased libido in men and women. The most common sexual side effect is to caused delayed orgasm in men and women.

In brief:

Often they have no effect or can even improve it as your mood improves (decreased libido is a common symptom of depression.
) however they can also cause decreased libido in men and women. The most common sexual side effect is to caused delayed orgasm in men and women.
Dr. Kenneth Adler
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