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Lately I feel that I don't have any sexual desire especially after I was diagnosed 6 months ago with having fibromyalgia.Iam taking lyrica (pregabalin) &effexor75?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Address now

This needs to be addressed as lack of sex drive can lead to frustration, depression, and loss of intimacy between couples.
The lack may be a side-effect of one of the medications. If the lack is due to depression, that also would need to be addressed. The good news is that sex and exercise can be helpful is treating fibromyalgia.

In brief: Address now

This needs to be addressed as lack of sex drive can lead to frustration, depression, and loss of intimacy between couples.
The lack may be a side-effect of one of the medications. If the lack is due to depression, that also would need to be addressed. The good news is that sex and exercise can be helpful is treating fibromyalgia.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Side effect

You may be experiencing a side effect of effexor (venlafaxine).
Since this is a new issue, it is not likely related to your fibromyalgia.

In brief: Side effect

You may be experiencing a side effect of effexor (venlafaxine).
Since this is a new issue, it is not likely related to your fibromyalgia.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine

In brief: Side effects

Both those medications can decrease your libido.
You are going to have try ways to increase your libido. Plan dates, exercise, try therapeutic yoga. Andrew weil's new book, " spontaneous happiness" may be a good start.

In brief: Side effects

Both those medications can decrease your libido.
You are going to have try ways to increase your libido. Plan dates, exercise, try therapeutic yoga. Andrew weil's new book, " spontaneous happiness" may be a good start.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
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