... done without weening off the cipralex first. Worried about side effects. Could not take Zyban, as it made me too lightheaded and bad headaches when I tried to use it to quit smoking several years ago. Have quit smoking since. Will the bupropion XL help with my low sex drive. I am a 53 year old female and have never had much of a sex drive. I am taking the cipralex for depression and anxiety.