Increased libido during fluvoxamine treatment
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2008
© 2008 The Authors; Journal compilation © 2008 Japanese Psychogeriatric Society
Volume 8, Issue 2, pages 98–100, June 2008
How to Cite
SHOYAMA, M., YAMAMOTO, M., IWATANI, J., TSUJI, T., UKAI, S. and SHINOSAKI, K. (2008), Increased libido during fluvoxamine treatment. Psychogeriatrics, 8: 98–100. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-8301.2008.00231.x
- Issue published online: 3 JUN 2008
- Article first published online: 3 JUN 2008
- Received 3 October 2007; accepted 10 January 2008.
- increased libido;
- vascular dementia
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.