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Methylphenidate and SSRI-Induced Sexual Side Effects
J Clin Psychiatry 1996;57:548 [letter]
Copyright 1996 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: We were interested to read “Methylphenidate Augmentation
of Serotonin Selective Reuptake Inhibitors: A Case Series”
and would like to raise the issue of the role of sexual functioning
in the treatment of depression. Not only can the addition of
methylphenidate to an SSRI boost the antidepressant action, but it
may also relieve sexual dysfunction caused by SSRI therapy.
Sexual dysfunction due to SSRIs is a common, well-described
side effect that can lead to noncompliance.