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Does 5 htp often cause loss of sexual funtion in males if taken for a lond period of time?

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Dr. Mark Shukhman
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Not really

"delayed ejaculation" is a more likely effect of any serotonergic compound, including 5-htp.
What are you taking it for? Increased anxiety is more likely affect you than 5-htp. And one more thing: some of my patients have sexual side effects from antidepressants. Most of the times, we are able to overcome it by adding some other staff instead of stopping the medication.

In brief: Not really

"delayed ejaculation" is a more likely effect of any serotonergic compound, including 5-htp.
What are you taking it for? Increased anxiety is more likely affect you than 5-htp. And one more thing: some of my patients have sexual side effects from antidepressants. Most of the times, we are able to overcome it by adding some other staff instead of stopping the medication.
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