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Taking Rozavel for high cholesterol, experiencing loss of libido. Side effect of medicine?

i am 30 yrs old married male. I got a lipid profile test done. i had slightly high cholestrol level. My cardiologist prescribed Rozavel 5 for 6 months. I want to know if there are side effects. I am in my 6th month of treatment. For the past 3 months, I am experiencing loss of libido. My sex life is affected. Is it because of Rozavel???
Asked On : Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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its not known that rozawel can cause loss of libido . i think its not related to rozawel
but as your lipids abnormal and you was put on medication that extra though may have disturb your sex life
as you are young and your cholesterol is slightly high in that case first you can try life style modification and repeat your cholesterol level
if it remain high after life style modification than only go for medication
life style modification
avoid fatty food like dhee , butter , oily , fried food , backery product , pastries , cheese
avoid red meat and egg yellow if you are non vegetarian
eat good quntity of wallnut and almond and see fish like tuna , salmon , sardish
limit your alcohol intake if you are taking
quit smoking and any form of tobacco use if you are using
do regular walking
repeat your cholesterol level after 3 month of life style modification
if it comes to normal range then without medicine you can continue your healthy life style for long term
and regarding loss of libido if at all is related to medicine in that case also its not permanent problem , once medicine stoped you will resume your normal life
take care
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