Increased libido associated with quetiapine

  title={Increased libido associated with quetiapine},
  author={A. Menon and R. Williams and S. Watson},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  pages={125 - 127}
  • A. Menon, R. Williams, S. Watson
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • We report sexual symptoms in a 44 year old man with schizophrenia who was receiving treatment with the atypical antipsychotic quetiapine. The symptoms consisted of an increased drive to masturbate and spontaneous ejaculations at night time. We discuss the potential neuro-chemical mechanisms for this and argue that quetiapine’s unique pharmacological profile may have contributed to the development of his symptoms. 
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