Rarely, sexual side effects of Prozac persist even if the medication is stopped. Sex Drive. Prozac is known to cause a decrease in sex drive (known as libido). In clinical studies where side effects of Prozac were documented, a decreased sex drive occurred in up to 11 percent of people taking Prozac.
Apr 04, 2019 · Sexual side effects are linked to antidepressants in general, but some types of medications cause greater sexual problems than others. The following antidepressants are reportedly the most problematic: citalopram (Celexa) duloxetine (Cymbalta) escitalopram (Lexapro) paroxetine (Paxil and Paxil CR) fluoxetine (Prozac) sertraline (Zoloft).
Aug 31, 2019 · Experiencing sexual side effects from antidepressants can be frustrating and disheartening, but there are ways to address them. Talking openly with a partner, doctor, or mental health care provider about sex may feel daunting, but it’s the first step to finding solutions.
Dec 17, 2013 · I like Prozac but I had to stop it due to sexual side effects. I was able to be okay on ten mg sexually, but that dose was/is not high enough to help my psych issues. I took it 20 years ago and had the same thing. It was new at the time and the Doc didn't know it could cause sexual problems. It was the first SSRI that was on the market.