SSRI-induced sexual dysfunction treated with sildenafil

Depress Anxiety. 1999;9(4):180-2.

Abstract

This report describes the presence of sexual dysfunction associated with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in two male patients treated successfully with sildenafil (Viagra). The sexual dysfunction was assessed using the Arizona Sexual Experiences Scale for males (ASEX-Males; McGahuey et al. [1997: Presented at the 150th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, May 19, 1997, San Diego, CA]).

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Depressive Disorder / drug therapy*
  • Depressive Disorder / psychology
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
  • Piperazines / therapeutic use*
  • Purines
  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors / adverse effects*
  • Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological / drug therapy*
  • Sildenafil Citrate
  • Sulfones

Substances

  • Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
  • Piperazines
  • Purines
  • Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
  • Sulfones
  • Sildenafil Citrate