Increased libido during fluvoxamine treatment


Dr Masaru Shoyama MD, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641-8509, Japan. Email:


We treated an 80-year-old man with vascular dementia who developed increased libido induced by fluvoxamine. Sexual stimulation associated with fluvoxamine administration has been rarely reported and the present findings suggest that organic brain dysfunction could be a risk factor for the development of the condition.