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Do opiates kill sex drive?

Just wondering if even a small amount of opiates would kill your sex drive. My husband has been taking smallish amounts for 2 weeks now for back pain and his sex drive is completely gone as is his desire for affection. He isn't doing a legal narcotic either, it's poppy tea..wonder if anyone is familiar with that stuff..
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Yes any opiate will kill the libido.. some faster than others.
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Absolutely.
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yes, yes and yes.
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it never bothered my libido (i know that is strange)  but it killed my husbands, he doesnt even know if it works anymore...(LOL)
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lick it and find out?
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It's funny but it seems more men complain of this side effect than woman. I'm not sure what to make of that. Laides?
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Im a "lady" and yes, it absolutely KILLED my drive! Hoping to get that back soon or my boyfriend's gonna become reaquainted with his hand. On the other hand, I just bought him a vibrating "vagina". So he COULD always use that.

Bettie
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On the other hand, I just bought him a vibrating "vagina".


LMFAO you go girl......
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Poppy-tea - from the opium poppy.  Opium is the mother to all painkillers. Narcotics make pee-pee no workie.. and hubby not care.  Feels good already, right?

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my tongue is raw from all the licking....any other suggestions?
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Yes, killed my libido, but not my fiance's.  Sucks.  
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I take 30mg's a day of Lortab, and have never affected my libido, now time to ejaculate is a different story. I already had a problem with taking way to long to ***, but man, now it takes ******* forever, which some girls like, and some don't. Never had trouble getting it up or keeping it up though. In fact, it'll stay up alot longer while I'm on opiates, it's just the problem of ejaculation.
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maybe you can give my hubby some pointers...nothing at all wrong with taking too long...never heard of such a thing....TOO LONG? i would hope you dont get complaints....
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yeah I wish I didn't get complaints either. I see nothing wrong with a good hour and a half to 2 hours of sex, but apparently the girls I meet do, there just like "are you done yet, I'm I not satisfying you or what, why is it taking you so long?" and the truth is, I'm very satisfied, just physically I can't get done till I get done, lol.
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STUPID GIRLS!
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I think they are really just not used to a guy who can keep it going, and it confuses them. I mean even without the meds, I could never *** in less than an hour, and really I don't mind it at all, I enjoy sex, and I enjoy long passionate sex. I guess it's just yea, stupid girls. lol
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I agree with the girls you date.. 2 hours is too long.. an hour ok I can deal with as long as i am getting taking care of during that time.. but 2 hours straight.. no way..

But I have no sex drive at all and I am 61 days off of opiates.. so I am beggining to think its not the pills and it me.. making a doc appt soon about this.. My husband is frustrated to say the least.. he keeps bringing me home articles to read about it...
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are you on any anti-depressants...those killed it for me (paxil was the worst)
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nope I stopped those too... I am on zero drugs except a flexiril when my neck is really bad... only amino acids and none of them have that side effect. My husbads latest therory is the fact i haven't had a period in like 6 years.. i was on Depo Provera for a long time and now the Nuva Ring.. I use the ring continuously and skip periods.. been doing that for like a year.. My sex drive has been shot for about 3 year or so.. i though it was the pills.. now i have been off but its not any better.. i am gonna get my testoterone checked.. and other hormone levels... I started seeing an acupunturist for this... so far hasn't helped.. Its been like a month..
Any ideas??  Does fibro cause this too??
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i am not aware that fibro causes this, but i am still learning something new about fibro everyday, write it down and mention it to doc. i have heard some of my friends complaining about the depo shot really screwing them up though....could be thats your body is still adjusting to being "drug free" also...2 months is a long time, but maybe not long enough for some of the physical aspects of addiction...i will check on the sex drive and fibro and see if i come up with anything..i;ll let you know if i find something....
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Thanks dear you are great.... I have been told that the loss of libido from pills usually comes back quickly... so I am getting worried.. and hubby is ready to walk out into traffic..LOL...
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i really wouldnt worry...just remember what your body has been through in the past 6 months...i bet the depo shot is to blame though.....i guess i am lucky in that sense, i havent had a problem with my sex drive...but i think my age has something to do with that...dont women hit their "prime" in their forties??? figures my husbands prime was over with about the time mine started...i guess thats what you get when you marry a younger man...
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