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Spontaneous remission of MAOI-induced anorgasmia.
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PMID:  3592004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors present three case reports illustrating that a conservative approach to anorgasmia induced by effective treatment with the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) phenelzine can result in spontaneous remission. Precipitously stopping phenelzine or adding another medication to counteract the side effect can be avoided. The apparent synchrony between the development of the side effect of anorgasmia and positive treatment response may represent a valuable clinical marker.
H G Nurnberg; P E Levine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of psychiatry     Volume:  144     ISSN:  0002-953X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1987 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-01     Completed Date:  1987-07-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370512     Medline TA:  Am J Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  805-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Depressive Disorder / drug therapy,  psychology
Orgasm / drug effects*
Phenelzine / adverse effects*
Remission, Spontaneous
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological / chemically induced*,  psychology
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