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Which antidepressant does not affect ejaculation and erection?

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Which antidepressant has the least effect on ejaculation and erection. XXXXXXX Eskestrand, M.D. YYYY@YYYY
Posted Fri, 28 Feb 2014 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Praveen G 2 hours later
Brief Answer: Buproprion and mirtazepine Detailed Answer: Hello, Almost all antidepressant have effects on erection and ejaculation. Of those bupropion and mirtazapine have the least effects. Regards
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Do you know the % of patients who are effected by these problems when taking your two suggested drugs.? tx. YYYY@YYYY
Answered by Dr. Praveen G 45 minutes later
Brief Answer: Bupropion and Miratazapine Detailed Answer: Hello, Bupropion is a norepinephrine dopamine reuptake inhibitor, it increases the level of dopamine in the body and increases the sexual desire. In fact Bupropion is an antidepressants that do not cause sexual dysfunction, but can actually help to alleviate sexual dysfunction.In addition to antidepressant property it is also used in treatment of sexual dysfunction. Miratazapine is a noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant, it also increases dopamine level in the body and maintains the sexual activity. When compared to bupropion it is not used in treatment of sexual dysfunction but this one of the antidepressants having very less effect on sexual dysfuction. Patients who are taking this drug for depression more than 95% of the patients sexual desire remains the same. Hope I answered your query, if you have any query regarding these drugs feel free to post the query. Thank You.
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