Antidepressants have sexual side effects in teens, too

March 23, 2015 7:03 PM

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(Reuters Health) – - When teens take pills for depression and anxiety, doctors need to make sure they understand that sexual side effects are common with the drugs, a new paper advises.

Under the best of circumstances, it can be awkward for doctors to discuss sex with teens. But this particular sex talk is made even harder by the lack of studies exploring how common antidepressants impact libido, orgasm and ejaculation in young patients, the authors say.

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