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Loss of sexual desire. Taking tegritol, valprin, switched to divaa od. Suggestions?

My husband was taking tegritol 200mg and valprin 300mg. Morning and night. He was taking half valprin tab. From past two months his doctor changed his tablets. Now he is taking trgrital cr 200mg and divaa od 500mg every morning and night. His sexual desire has been lost since he is taking this med. Plz suggest solution.should we have to consult the doctor.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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Welcome to the forum. I can understand your anxiety and concern for your husband. High potential medications have been prescribed to him that may pull a lot of his energy to get metabolized and absorbed for better results. Therapy and diet should go together. Hope your treating doctor has explained you about the type of diet that should be given.

Between therapy men often complain of weakness, dizziness, mood fluctuations, depression, etc. It is natural. If you feel the medications do not suit him and are producing adverse effects, you can consult your treating doctor and reduce the dosage or get some better substitutes.

Patience is what both of you need to have. Take diet rich in protein, minerals, calcium and fibre. Nuts, milk, dairy products added with fruits and green vegetables should be taken.

Multivitamin tablets and anti-depressants can help. Exercise and a good sleep are equally important. It will be helpful if you follow my advice. If you have problems I am there to help. Take care.
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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