Re. Reducing your sex drive
Fri, 9 Jul 1999 02:00:22 EDT

>I tried Prozac for awhile as an experiment based on
>the "Listening to Prozac" book and found that Prozac
>reduced the frequency of my spontaneous thoughts about
>sex and reduced the desire for sex. However, I found
>normal response and ability once the decision was
>made to have sex....perhaps this is just a reduction
>in obsessive/compulsive psychology surrounding sex,
>not really a reduction in sex drive...???

I think this is a good question, and I think it's probably answerable, as well. I'm not a neurologist, but my guess is that Prozac acts on the seratonin receptors responsible for OCD, not the sex drive, per se. Prozac in commonly prescribed for obsessive-compulsive disorders as well as depression.

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