Medication to Treat Pornography Addiction
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Addiction is treatable
Frequently Asked Question
How Does naltrexone Work?
Naltrexone works by decreases cravings for pornography, limits dopamine release for visual sexual stimuli, and increase a person’s ability to control impulses. This medication does not affect a person’s libido. For that reason, it is the more popular of the two medications we offer.
The most common side effects of naltrexone are: nausea and abdominal cramping… both of those resolve after 2-5 days on naltrexone. Drinking plenty of water helps to minimize side effects. In rare cases, a person may become sleepy, feel “cloudy”.
Sertraline is a common antidepressant medication, is used to decrease pornography cravings by decreasing a person’s libido and decreasing anxiety related to pornography cessation. Ideal for people that are not currently sexually active. Or who wouldn’t mind a decrease in libido. Sertraline is also used to treat premature ejaculation.
Sertraline- the most common side effects of sertraline are: GI upset, loose stool, vivid dreams, decrease in libido, delayed ejaculation.
A person that is really motivated to take control of their porn addiction could start on both naltrexone and Zoloft.
A person who is pregnant or breastfeeding, a person that uses an opiate based medication, people with liver abnormalities, severe depression, suicidal or homicidal ideations. If a person has problems with sodium levels should proceed with caution.