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9 Drugs Having High Probability Of Killing Your Sex Drive

Sex is one of the most beautiful and intimate experiences one can have. It only feels pleasantly good but also has tons of health benefits.

Here are some points to enlighten you on what a healthy sex can do for your body:

  • Sex keeps your immune system humming
  • It boosts your libido ( sexual drive)
  • Sex Improves bladder control in women
  • Sex is like any other intense physical activity so it may help you to lower your blood pressure.
  • Equal to aerobic exercise. “Sex is a great form of exercise”, says Pinzone. And this exercise burns around five calories per minute.
  • Healthy sex is always good for the heart and it lowers your risk to get a heart attack.
  • Helps in relieving pain. So, next time try having an orgasm before taking an aspirin.
  • Sex can also lower the risk of prostate cancer.
Drugs Killing Your Sex Drive

Sex Drive

Sex drive or libido, this term if high can help you to experience an ultimate sexual experience and satisfaction. So, a decreased libido can whether in men or women can cause a lack of interest in sex and can disrupt your sex life.

There are variously internal and external factors that can affect your sex drive adversely. However out of all the possible reasons certain types of drugs have a high probability of affecting sex drive negatively.

Here Is The List Of 9 Types Of Drugs That Can Kill Your Sex Drive:


Depression is a very excellent sex drive killer and the medications like anti-depressants are used to treat it. Antidepressants can help you feel comfortable in depression but can also lower your libido. The most common side effects of these types of drugs are “lost interest in sex, delayed orgasm, delayed ejaculation or no orgasm, no ejaculation at all, and erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.”

Statins and Fibrates

In case of high cholesterol, doctors recommend Statins and Fibrates. These medications help in lowering cholesterol levels but also affect the production of testosterone, estrogen, and other sex hormones in the body.

Medications For Blood Pressure

Medications related to blood pressure levels are used to treat the pressure of blood inside your vessels. High blood pressure itself is a culprit which can cause sexual dysfunction and drugs related to treating this condition is can cause sexual difficulties.

Birth Control Pills

Well, condoms come for both males and females, they are considered the safest option to help in birth control. But many times for the sake of pleasure and feeling, couples refuse to wear them and women have to rely on birth control pills. These pills may affect and lower the sex hormones in the body.


Painkillers kill your pain but with the cost of lowering your sex drive. This drug is known to lower the production of sex hormones in both men and women.


This drug is prescribed by doctors in case of allergic reactions. They are known to cause “erectile dysfunction or ejaculation problems in men and vaginal dryness in women.”

Psychiatric Medicines

These types of drugs, especially Antipsychotics, are used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other psychiatric disorders in humans. These drugs block dopamine, thus blocking the mind’s pleasure response at a certain level. And promotes the production of prolactin which can cause erectile dysfunction and lower the libido.


Benzodiazepines or Tranquillisers treat anxiety, insomnia, agitation, and muscle spasms. While interfering with the production of testosterone they also affect sexual interest, excitement, and sensation adversely.

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These types of medications are used to treat heartburn and peptic ulcers. This drug is directly involved in binding the “testosterone and dihydrotestosterone to the androgen receptor in men”. The conditions that can occur after it can even cause impotence in men.

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Rishabh Sharma

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