If you experience any sexual problems while taking an SSRI medication, talk with your doctor or therapist. About 35% to 50% of people with untreated major depression experience some type of sexual dysfunction prior to treatment. So, in some cases, sexual difficulties may stem not from the SSRI, but rather from the underlying depression.
Apr 04, 2019 · Sexual side effects, like erectile dysfunction, are common complaints of taking antidepressants. Most prescription antidepressants are part of Author: Kristeen Cherney And Kathryn Watson.
DSM-IV-TR categorizes medication-induced sexual dysfunction as a type of substance-induced sexual dysfunction. 2 These dysfunctions are characterized by impairment of various sexual response phases. 2,3. Estimating the true incidence and prevalence of SSRI-related sexual dysfunction can be difficult.
Sep 09, 2010 · The management of antidepressant-associated sexual dysfunction. It is estimated that 30% of people treated for depression may be noncompliant with treatment; minimization of antidepressant-associated sexual dysfunction could be an important factor in successful treatment and health outcomes.18 The management of antidepressant-associated sexual dysfunction is complex.Cited by: 58.