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Does fentanyl cause sexual dysfunction?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Like all opioids

Sexual dysfunction and low testosterone are well recognized adverse effects of all opioids.

In brief: Like all opioids

Sexual dysfunction and low testosterone are well recognized adverse effects of all opioids.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A man should expect to be impotent or nearly so while taking any heavy-duty opiate, though some men are affected more severely than others.
A woman's response may be less predictable.

In brief: Yes

A man should expect to be impotent or nearly so while taking any heavy-duty opiate, though some men are affected more severely than others.
A woman's response may be less predictable.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe . . .

Any narcotic or opioid used chronically can lead to sexual dysfunction from hypogonadism since long term narcotic use can lead to pituiatry dysfunction which decreases lh & fsh, thus lower t & sperm production.

In brief: Maybe . . .

Any narcotic or opioid used chronically can lead to sexual dysfunction from hypogonadism since long term narcotic use can lead to pituiatry dysfunction which decreases lh & fsh, thus lower t & sperm production.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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