Also known as Lack of libido
Loss of sex drive is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of loss of sex drive are erectile dysfunction, depression, and testicular disorder. Other possible causes, such as obesity, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with loss of sex drive, 58% report having impotence, 45% report having depression, and 39% report having pain during intercourse.
Patients with loss of sex drive often receive hematologic tests, pelvis exam, examination of breast, lipid panel, rectal examination, prostate specific antigen measurement, mammography and mental health counseling .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with loss of sex drive include tadalafil (cialis), vardenafil (levitra), sildenafil (viagra), venlafaxine (effexor), testosterone, estradiol / testosterone, drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol, terazosin, estradiol, niacin, desloratadine / pseudoephedrine, mercaptopurine and sirolimus .
Groups of people at highest risk for loss of sex drive include age 30-44 years age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get loss of sex drive.