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Do antidepressants and birth control pill affect libido?

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Answered by

Dr. Albana Greca

Medically reviewed by

Dr. Nithila. A

Published At August 11, 2019
Reviewed AtSeptember 16, 2023

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I need your comments on the medications that affect libido. Mention some common drugs, such as antidepressants and birth control pills that can affect the sex drive.

Answered by Dr. Albana Greca

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Antidepressants and antipsychotic medication are known to decrease libido, causing low sex desire.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Albana Greca
Dr. Albana Greca

General Practitioner

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