Summary of Atypical antidepressants
Flashcards on Atypical antidepressants
Which atypical antidepressant is also used for smoking cessation?
Questions on Atypical antidepressants
A 30-year-old man has a 2-year history of major depression that is managed with sertraline. Several attempts at discontinuing therapy resulted in relapses with major depressive symptoms and strong suicidal ideation. The man visits his psychiatrist to discuss management options. In particular, he discusses problems with his marriage because of sexual dysfunction. He describes a lack of libido that started when he began antidepressant therapy, and he believes that it is destroying his marriage. He discloses the presence of nocturnal erections but a lack of interest in sexual intimacy with his wife. Their relationship is otherwise well, and he doesn’t know what he should do. Which of the following medications is an appropriate antidepressant alternative for relieving his symptoms of sexual dysfunction?