1. The date of the article is irrelevant. The side-effects of SSRIs haven't changed. If you want the data and the full article go read the rest of it for yourself. Nobody is paying me to do research for SF. First you were saying it was just me, and now you're saying it's just 50%. If you want more citations, again, go look them up yourself. I guarantee that you will find plenty of peer-reviewed literature supporting the findings of the article I quoted. As for the dosage, I looked up the starting dose for citalopram (Celexa) for treating depression and premature ejaculation and it's the same, 20mg daily. If you want to look-up the other SSRIs, be my guest.
---- No, I didn't say it was just you and now you're stating its 50% . I said you 'stated that because you have a side effect everyone else will' then you bring up a citation for 50 %.
---- Also you are making a common error of quoting 1999 data as a representation for the entire class. Using your 'Celexa' which is much more refined than say the original prozac, the incidence of impotence was 2.8% versus a placebo of < 1%. Placebo controlled directly from the PI.
2. Why not try it? Because the kid doesn't have a problem with pre-mature ejaculation.
I suppose there a those doctors that prescribe whatever their patients want, but I can't imagine a responsible doctor prescribing SSRIs to an 18 year old kid who was "only" lasting through 10 minutes of intercourse. SSRIs have all sorts of nasty side-effects, so again, it's completely stupid to suggest taking them unless you have a real problem. A lot of guys would be very happy if they could last for 10 minutes of intercourse.
--- My why not try it obviously for those who are appropriate for it.
I am quoted twice as saying in this particular kid's issue:
You FAILED again to copy what I wrote right after 'Why not try it?
My quote, ***"So why not try it. But in this case he should have a sex cons."***
***"There is a reason to see a sex therpaist at a teaching institution."***
You need to not delete reading the obvious for your own benefit.
3. I'm not disputing that ssris are prescribed for pre-mature ejaculation. What I am disputing is that it makes absolutely no sense to recommend those kinds of drugs to someone that doesn't have a problem. And even if you consider it reasonable to take drugs you don't need, for someone that doesn't have a problem, there's a high chance of sexual dysfunction.
---2nd quote from me, "My quote, "So why not try it. But in this case he should have a sex cons."
4. Pharmaceutical companies suggest a dosage which will be effective for the highest percentage of patients with an acceptable side effect profile. Yes, it's obviously approved by the FDA, but a good doctor should tailor the dosage to the individual. Often times the recommended starting dosage is too high for an individual and they get more side effects than are necessary. I'm not saying it's too high in that it's dangerous, just that it's higher than it needs to be for certain individuals and can cause unnecessary side-effects. This is particularly true for SSRIs because some people are super sensitive to them and can see improvements with very small doses. If you can't wrap your mind around that then I don't know what to say...[/quote]
--- Please. You stated, "pharmaceutical companies habit of suggesting starting doses which are too high"?"
---This is simply not an accurate statement you have made.
Now you are altering your over the top comments to at least some form of sanity. You should grasp not me. I don't make inaccurate, over the top claims and I don't misquote people.