Study: anti-depressants cause
All but two of the newer anti-depressant drugs can cause significant
sexual dysfunction, according to a study conducted by Dr. Anita
H. Clayton, professor and vice chair of U.Va.s psychiatric
medicine department, and Dr. James Pradko, a Michigan primary
study included 6,297 patients reporting data to their doctors
at 1,101 clinics nationwide. The results were published April
19 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
study found that patients taking either Wellbutrin or Serzone
had a significantly lower prevalence of sexual dysfunction than
patients taking Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft or Effexor. Patients taking
Wellbutrin also had significantly fewer sexual problems than patients
taking Celexa or Remeron.
and Prozac are sold by GlaxoSmithKline, which funded the study.)