When i was using percocet for awhile i began experiencing problems getting and keeping an erection, it bothered me of course but i have heard of this before happening to many people. In general because of the problems the addiction was causing i naturally began to feel a little depressed, i am 6 months sober now and things have gotten a little better. But of course everything is far from perfect still. When i was using and i was experiencing those problems i began wanting sex less and less with my girlfriend and its not her at all ,i want her i just crave sex less. So now at this point i dont have trouble like before but i just still dont crave sex as much as i used to and i dont know why and this hurts her to and i understand that but i dont know what to do. I always think that after awhile when things get better this will start to go back to normal the way it was before all of this, but sometimes it really gets to me because i dont understand whats wrong with me. If anyone knows how this feels and went through it please any advice would be helpful.
It should come back how long it is going to take varies on the person. I think I read that you are on suboxone, if you can lower the dose without compromising your sobriety or getting in trouble with your doctor, it may improve a bit faster. It doesn't cause problems with everyone, but, it can slow things down or cause ED in some. Opiates kinda take over the brain and as it heals when you are off the pain pills, the urges for food, sex, joy, whatever will slowly come back. Walking or other light exercise helps reboot the brain and it makes these things come back a bit quicker. Depression also comes to certain people who just got sober, but, not others. Have faith, it will return. Try taking 2 milligrams less of your suboxone for a week and see if you get results. 2 milligrams is 1/4 of the pill.
- Percocet Information for Consumers
- Percocet Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Percocet (detailed)
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