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Hello, ive been on antidrepressants most of my life. im currently

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Hello, i've been on antidrepressants most of my life. i'm currently taking lexapro. it's done a great job for me, but i get worried when i hear about sexual side effects. is this something i should worry about? will it be more likely to happen if i take it over a matter of years?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.


Lexapro can cause loss of libido , ejaculatory delay & dysfunction. The incidence of the side effects vary. Not all the persons using it will experience it Impotence has an incidence of only 2%. Libido is decreased in about 6% of cases, If you feel any of these you can discuss with your doctor. Hopefully it will disappear after discontinuation.

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