My dr. suggested I try this drug, but I am skeptical. Since being on SSRI's, I have no libido or desire to have sex. It's playing a toll of our marriage. Please help.
18 Oct 2009
A side-effect of symmetrel is "increased libido including hypersexuality"
Amantadine is used to treat sexual dysfunction associated with antidepressants.
It would be worth trying given that it is affecting your marriage.
21 Sep 2010
I was never told about this drug but it is interesting. My libido and sex drive also took a toll starting with taking zoloft. Went to Welbutrin from there, which helped somewhat, but started getting anxiety attacks and am now on Effexor. I did get my testosterone checked with the Effexor to find out that I was below the mark. Have started testosterone replacement and am midrange now which has helped with sexual libido and drive. I know how hard that this can be on a marriage and hope that you will find some help.
- Symmetrel Information for Consumers
- Symmetrel Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Symmetrel (detailed)
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