Antidepressants can be a powerful tool for treating depression and anxiety. But some men may fear that making use of these medications could put their sex life in jeopardy. Sexual side effects from these drugs are common – they can cause problems related to ejaculation (it’s delayed or impossible) and weak libido.
But there’s good news: Most men can get relief from sexual dysfunction that’s caused by antidepressants while continuing to take medication. “It’s generally a very solvable issue,” said psychiatrist David J. Hellerstein, MD, of Columbia University.
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