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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: Anti depressant trouble

 mojoman311 - Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:33 pm

Ive been taking Lexapro for maybe half a year and the only other thing I take is birth control. Its working to stop my mild depression fine but it kills my sex drive a lot. Is there other medications that wont kill sex drive but that arent overly strong for someone who doesnt need a reallll strong anti depressant? i hear welbutrin is like that, but doesnt always work too well alone. Any suggestions? Thanks!
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sun Jan 30, 2005 3:03 am

User avatar Hello,
Yes Wellbutrin is a good choice. Other antidepressants that have less of a sexual side effect are Celexa, BuSpar, Serzone or Effexor.
You should consult your doctor before making any antidepressant switch. He should also monitor your withdrawal from Lexapro.

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