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Can antipsychotic drugs cause erectile dysfunction?

Antipsychotic drugs like thioridazine, thiothixene (Navane), fluphenazine (Prolixin), and chlorpromazine (Thorazine) can cause erectile dysfunction (ED). If think your medication is causing problems getting and keeping an erection, don't stop taking it without talking to your doctor first. You may be given a different dose or switched to another medication.

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