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Can stopping the intake of zosert affect ejaculation?

Hi, I was on zosert 100mg daily for almost 6 months and now stopped it abruptly.After that, quantity of my semen is reduced .In fact i can only ejaculate in a small quantity on first session .After that i can t ejaculate the semen.please advise me.
Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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Thanks for writing to us,

These are adverse reaction of sertaline,

Genitourinary side effects including male sexual dysfunction (involving ejaculatory delay, impotence, and decreased libido) have been reported in as many as 21% of treated patients.
Patients reported a decrease or loss of libido. Among male patients, nearly 18% experienced some type of sexual dysfunction including abnormal orgasm/anorgasmia ,ejaculation failure and erectile disturbance.
You need to improve foreplay and avoid stress,you may require counselling if problem persist after few months

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