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Hi everyone,<br><br>
My husband switched antidepressants from Celexa to Zoloft about a week ago. When he started the Celexa, it definitely affected his sex drive (although he was a lot more depressed and the Celexa didn't seem to help much!). His mood is much better, but I'm worried about DTD when O rolls around (NEXT WEEK!). Does anyone have experience with a partner on Zoloft?
 

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My Dh is on Paxil.. only drawback is he is the energizer bunny... so he takes it AFTER we bd. And it also makes him tired but he has been on it long enough that if he really needs to he splits it in 1/2 during the time we BD 1/2 in morning 1/2 at night.
 

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My dh has been taking Zoloft for almost three months. It has affected his sex drive, although that's been a positive for us because we needed it to be reduced. (TMI -- His ideal would be 3 x a day. I can't keep up.) His doctor selected Zoloft specifically to reduce anxiety and sex drive.<br><br>
Anyhow, it also makes it more difficult for him to climax. This has also improved things for us (me), though.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"><br><br>
DH takes his meds in the morning, otherwise they interfere with his sleep.
 

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Thanks. Boo. He is on a pretty low dose (but it's working really well) so I'm hoping that it won't be too bad. He's already been on an SSRI so maybe it won't be as bad as when he started on the Celexa.<br><br>
I'm really annoyed that this had to coincide with ttc, dang it! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/banghead.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banghead"> Having a partner with depression can really be a drag sometimes.
 

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DH was on Zoloft for a couple of years before we even met. His sex drive was low and it didn't matter to me until we started ttc. He has since weaned off of it and his sex drive is coming up though he has done things to work on it. One of the main reasons we've been having trouble ttc in the beginning has been his low sex drive. He just didn't have the drive to have sex every day for 5 days or so in order to conceive. It really put a damper on things. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> He's doing much better now and we have a very nice sex life even though at this time we wait until I'm getting ready to O so it increases the anticipation for him and he's ready to go around O time. He even surprises me a bit after O time as well. You can also get some Prime Male from the health food/natural food store and I've heard from my very close friend that it works wonders! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Make sure that you and DH discuss this so that you have an understanding of what is expected of him during this time of the month. All the best of luck for you.
 

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DH's sex drive has never been amazingly high, but we usually manage to do pretty good around O time, I'm just worried about compromising even that. I know that it only takes once, but still...!!! Oh well, I guess it will happen the way it happens. Thanks for the rec. on the herbs, will look into those if this month proves our suspicions correct. For the record, DH thinks that it won't be a big problem --- hope he's right!!
 

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no experience with a partner on it but when i was on it,it knock my sex drive for six,i am suprised we managed to conceive!!!try cymbalta,it's fantastic and found my sex drive again with full throttle<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 
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