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940d

Do any other individuals on medication for anxiety experience a lack of interest in sex or a lack of sexual pleasure?

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    • JoAnn

      932d

      Prozac and the pill killed my sex drive. I recently stopped Prozac for a variety of reasons even though it was doing its job and this was one of those reasons.

    • JoAnn

      932d

      Prozac and the pill killed my sex drive. I recently stopped Prozac for a variety of reasons even though it was doing its job and this was one of those reasons.

    • Sinklayre

      934d

      Wellbutrin, trazodone, and mirtazapine have not affected me sexually. Sertraline and escitalopram were terrible for me.

    • Wiry

      936d

      It can make it harder to get into it, or to initiate sex. I have to focus on calming my anxiety before or while I start foreplay, starting slow let's me get there.

    • moonstone

      937d

      i used to and it was one main reason i got off (lol) of them 3 years ago. i am considering again but waffling cause sex keeps me grounded and in my body so it’s hard to give up that tool.

    • summertimehere81

      938d

      Here✋.

    • NonbinarySlytherin

      938d

      Yes, sadly it has been a struggle

    • PugsSlugsSnails

      938d

      Oh yes. Bye libido. And then add endo pain on top of that. I have found that sex for me isn’t so much about a “goal” but more just me enjoying seeing my partner enjoy themselves?? Ya know? And also a lot more responsive desire than an initial desire.

    • Ellen

      938d

      Yes, benzo drugs and others may lower testosterone levels, which is linked to low sex drive.

    • SnowRose

      939d

      I haven't had this experience personally, but have had partners where their depression meds made it difficult. Biggest culprit I've noticed is Venlafaxine. The guys seem to have the lack of sex drive, while mine has been a bit crazy and excessive. I can't attribute my experience directly to Venlafaxine, but it wouldn't surprise me.

    • Lapuz_Lazuli

      939d

      Yes, it’s very challenging to handle while having a partner with a high limbido

    • jemappelletony

      939d

      Yes.

    • wade123

      939d

      No

    • jdoggood

      939d

      From my experience

    • jdoggood

      939d

      Yes, if it's an ssri it is hard to have sexual arousal.

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