Does sertraline have the same sexual side effects as prozac (fluoxetine)?

Yes, potentially. All the ssri class of medicines have a similar side effect profile, but these are potential side effects. Having a side effect with Prozac (fluoxetine) doesn't automatically mean you'd have the same side effect with sertraline.
Yes, Potentially. Both Prozac (fluoxetine) and zoloft )sertraline) have sexual side effects about the same percentage of the time. Not everyone who takes these medicines has sexual side effects, and some people will have this difficulty with one of the medicines but not the other.

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We are trying to concieve and husband is having performance issues. He is on prozac, (fluoxetine) does it cause sexual side effects? What should we do?

Prozac (fluoxetine) Yes, Prozac can cause performance problems. Recommend your husband discuss alternative antidepressants with his prescribing doctor, ones that have less sexual side-effects such as wellbutrin (bupropion). Coming off of Prozac & switching to another antidepressant is not difficult since Prozac has long half life. Read more...

What medication can be used to combat the Sexual side effects of Prozac (fluoxetine)?

Great Question. There isn't one single medication and part of it depends on the specific sexual challenge you're having [difficulty getting an erection, having an orgasm, feeling the orgasm, sex drive]. Possible medications include buspirone, medicines for erection difficulties like viagra, medicines to help with drive like wellbutrin (bupropion) and medicines that can possibly counteract the sexual side effects like remeron. Read more...

Hello. I'm using fluoxetine every morning. What are side effects? Does it decrease my sexual stamina? What are the side effects of fluoxetine use?

Prozac (fluoxetine) side effects. Common side effects with Prozac (fluoxetine) may be nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dizziness, sweating, anxiety, insomnia, and changes in libido. Some also notice difficulty coming to sexual climax. Many of these may dissipate with time, but the sexual issues may persist. Talk with your doctor if any of these are happening with you. Read more...
Ask your doc! !st things 1st. Always ask your prescribing doc & your pharmacist about side effects & interactions before starting/taking medication. For info regarding any drug, check out online.Epocrates.Com & drugs.Com. Fluoxetine is an ssri, all of which can lead to some degree of anorgasmia, thus actually increasing sexual stamina in the sense of delaying premature ejaculation. Ssris can also decr libido. Read more...
Let me help you. Fluoxetine has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials in which the side effects seen with a group of people taking the drug are documented. Yes it dose sexual stamina. Impotence -- up to 7 %. Weight loss. Abnormal dreams flushing (redness of the skin, especially the face decreased sex drive -- up to %11 dry mouth headache insomnia -- in up to %33 of people nausea and headache yawning. Read more...

Which antidepressant drug has less sexual dysfunction side effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or Prozac?

Hard to say. Both agents have sexual dysfunction as potential side effects. Around 20-30% of chances. It depends on individual susceptibility and also it varies upon the dose. So the lower the dose, less the risk . In my experience however, Effexor (venlafaxine) XR would be less prone to cause it than Prozac. . Read more...