Which medication would you use to treat a patient on SSRI's who is complaining of anorgasmy?
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.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The answer is b. Cyproheptadine (Periactin)
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