Monday, September 21, 2009

Sexual Side Effects For Anti Anxiety Medication Comparison

Medicines are fast relieving and instant while behavioral therapies require time and patience from the patient. Patients who do not want to go through the side effects of medication tend to take behavioral therapies while others opt for medication for reasons of extreme anxiety and less patience. Patients suffering from extreme anxiety regularly don’t find it helpful to take therapies alone as they need fast relief. Therapies along with medicines are of great help.

Common medications for anti anxiety include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), beta blockers, benzodiazepines and antidepressants. The work of SSRIs is by emitting a chemical serotonin for the brain which helps in regulating mood. Although this class of anxiety medication is not very much used these days but it is helpful for patients with anxiety. This type of anti anxiety medication has sexual side effects such as sexual dysfunction including sexual arousal disorders, erectile dysfunction and orgasm disorders.