Which medication would you use to treat a patient on SSRI's who is complaining of anorgasmy? a....

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Which medication would you use to treat a patient on SSRI's who is complaining of anorgasmy?

a. Cetirizine

b. Cyproheptadine (Periactin)

c. MAO inhibitor

d. Switch them to a different SSRI

Side Effects of SSRIs:

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs are drugs used to treat psychological disorders like depression and anxiety which are related to the level of serotonin in the brains. As with any other drugs, SSRIs have been associated with side effects like anorgasmy.

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The answer is b. Cyproheptadine (Periactin)


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