One small study from 1998 examined the effects of sertraline on 46 men who experienced PE. They ranged in age from 22 to 63. Researchers found that a 25-milligram (mg) dose of sertraline lengthened the average ejaculatory interval (the time between the start of intercourse and ejaculation) from 1 minute to 7.6 minutes.
Does Zoloft affect you sexually?
Just like other SSRIs, Zoloft (sertraline) can and often does cause sexual side effects, including erectile dysfunction. Research shows that between 25 percent and 73 percent of people who use SSRIs experience sexual side effects, making these issues fairly common.
Why do antidepressants make you last longer in bed?
For instance, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) work to increase the amount of serotonin circulating in the brain. Serotonin helps the user feel less depressed and anxious, but too much serotonin may inhibit a person’s sex drive and make it harder to experience sexual pleasure.
Does Zoloft increase horniness?
Estimates of sexual dysfunction with SSRIs have been suggested to be between 30% and 50%, with some reporting up to 80%. Interestingly, there are a few reports of heightened sexual activity with SSRIs.
What drugs can I take to last longer in bed?
There are a number of FDA-approved pills that treat ED. These include sildenafil (Viagra), avanafil (Stendra), tadalafil (Cialis), and vardenafil (Levitra). They all assist with blood supply to the penis.
Does Zoloft cause hypersexuality?
[Editor’s note: Hypersexuality is not listed as a side effect of Zoloft in the drug’s federal Food and Drug Administration approved medication guide.
Why can’t I last as long as I used to in bed?
There are many reasons why you might not last as long as you’d like in bed. At some point or another, most men experience this feeling. You could be experiencing performance anxiety, stress, premature ejaculation, or erectile dysfunction (if you find it difficult to get or maintain an erection during sex).
How long can the average man stay erect?
Is it normal to have an erection for two hours? Erections typically last a few minutes or, in some cases, up to about a half hour. If you have an erection that lasts more than a four hours (priapism) or one that’s unrelated to sex, talk to your doctor right away or seek emergency care.