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Antidepressants cause reduced sexual drive - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am currently taking anti depressants, I am 21, married, Since taking these tablets I have suddenly got almost no sex drive. It is starting to cause real problems in my marriage and I don't know what to do about it. I don't want to stop taking the tablets as I still feel I am suffering with depression
User :   ?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   I am reading your query
Doctor :   Yes the anti depressants can cause such sexual problems
User :   what can I do about it
Doctor :   There are newer antidepressants which can have no effects on sex
Doctor :   Please find out with your treating Doctor about them
Doctor :   Some times the depression alone can cause probelms with sex
User :   will my libido come back staight away?
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Check with your Doctor if it is the tablets or the disease itself that is causing the problem
User :   thank you
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