Ginkgo to try to improve sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants

    Some patients are using ginkgo to try to improve sexual dysfunction caused by antidepressants.

    The theory makes sense. Ginkgo is commonly prescribed in Germany for peripheral vascular disease. It helps improve blood flow by relaxing vascular smooth muscle.

    Some physicians start patients on 60 mg of ginkgo BID...titrating up to 240 mg BID.

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