Geodon and Sex Drive
Geodon® (ziprasidone hydrochloride) is a prescription drug licensed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Many people may wonder whether there is a link between Geodon and sex drive problems. Although a number of sexual problems have been reported with this medication, Geodon does not appear to affect your sex drive. Sexual side effects may include:
- Impotence (also known as erectile dysfunction, or ED)
- Ejaculation problems
- Difficulty achieving orgasm.
Geodon and Impotence
Impotence is a relatively rare side effect of Geodon. Between 1 in every 100 and 1 in every 1,000 men taking Geodon have reported problems with impotence.
Geodon and Ejaculation Problems
Between 1 in every 100 and 1 in every 1,000 men taking Geodon have reported ejaculation problems. These problems might include delayed ejaculation, changes in ejaculate volume, or even a complete lack of ejaculation.
Geodon and Orgasm
In previous clinical studies, between 1 in every 100 and 1 in every 1,000 people taking Geodon reported an inability to achieve orgasm (a problem known medically as "anorgasmia").
(Click Geodon Sexual Side Effects for more information about the sexual problems that may occur with Geodon and to find out what your healthcare provider may recommend if these side effects occur.)