i have been taking seasonique and have no sex drive what so ever. is this normal when taking this pill? i use to be really active with my boyfriend of 3 years and now i have to force myself to have sex with him and when i do it just isnt satisfying. really getting frustrated also boyfriend also frustrated. please help
I'm new, first post, noticed yours by clicking on a link to new posts i believe. I don't use that particular med, but being dependent on opioids I can attest to the low drive. I think it may be relevant to anyone who uses certain types of meds, whether they are antidepressants or opiate blockers like I use such as suboxone. Ask your prescriber about it, maybe see a counselor with your boyfriend, maybe lower dosage would make a dif? In the end I definately agree though, alot of the meds people take day to day numb many aspects of our lives without us noticing, but sometimes that's a good thing... But in reference to sex drive, ya gotta get it right because that's an important part of life! I tend to ramble, but I understand and empathize with your comment
Hello ms_ katie,
No such possible side effect is listed, but bare in mind that not all lists of possible side effects are complete, and it must not be ruled out.
Do contact your doctor and inform him or her what you are experiencing.
For future reference and more information please click on the link below:
You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Talk to your boyfriend and explain to him what you are feeling, making love should be about the both of you enjoying it, it is an act of love.
Forcing yourself is not good for you, but that is my own personal opinion.
All the best. And I hope your doctor can help you solve this most frustrating problem.
I have the same exact problem i've been taking the pill for a year now. So i did a lil experiment and went off the pill with in a week i had my sex drive back. I talked to my doctor about this problem she told me other factors play a role too such as stress arguing with your boyfriend.. or even bad sex. I'm going back on the pill in a week so I will see if it gets bad again. If so she is going to change my pill back to the simple once a month period ones. Also while on any birth control you dont ovulate, when you ovulate estrogen is release which in return will make you horney.. good luck i will keep you posted !
OMG I have been having the same exact issue. I usually take the lower dose one lo-seasonique but my doctor had a free sample of the regular seasonique last time I went to get my prescription filled so I thought I would save myself some money this time and use it. Well I think I need to switch back asap b/c my sex drive has never been so low. I believe that birth control in general has lowered my sex drive but Seasonique has basically made it non-exsistent. At first I tought it was the crazy stress I have been feeling lately but when I researched it I found many other women have been having this issue. Hopefull this helps you!
- Seasonique Information for Consumers
- Seasonique Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Seasonique (detailed)
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