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Depression, prescribed paxideb. Will it affect sexual potency?

dear sir ,I took nexito plus,olyanze plus and quit pin for psychiatric mental depression but some psychiatrist advised me to stop it because it affect sexual treat sexual potency i had med sexologist he prescribed me Paxideb cr 12.5mg/day morning.recently i studied that both paxideb and nexito plus have same function.please tell me i have to continue paxideb or not?.whether paxideb affect sexual potancy or improve it? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Oct 2012
hi please consult your psychiatrist for further management..sexual side-effects are common in the group of drugs you are talking about, but there are also other group of drugs which are devoid of these a switching to another agent may be required..there are multiple newer anti-depressants coming out without these go ahead and enjoy your life..
Answered: Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. A K M Wasim Rahman's  Response
The drug you have mentioned here are-
OLANZAPINE- Atypical Anti Psychotic
CLONAZEPAM- Sedative , Anxiolytic.
Side Effects Rellated To Sexual Potency:
PAROXETIN- Delayed or impaired ejaculation.
ESCITALOPRAM- Loss of Orgasm during Sex.
Olanzapine and Clonazepam is quite safe in this matter.
Now several new drugs such as MIRTAZAPINE or BUPROPION etc are devoid of these side effects.
So I think you should take a second opinion. Because Both NEXITO & PAXIDEP have some side effects regarding this.
Answered: Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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