Priligy (dapoxetine) is the first and only prescription medicine licensed to treat Premature Ejaculation (PE). It is from a class of drugs called Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and can help delay ejaculation and increase control. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system that plays a role in transmitting messages between nerve cells. Including those that result in ejaculation. By increasing the availability of serotonin between nerve cells the time taken to ejaculate is increased and control over ejaculation is improve.
How do I take Priligy?
One Priligy tablet should be taken between 1-3 hours of having sex. The recommended starting dose of Priligy is 30mg no more than once in a 24-hour period. If the 30mg dose is not effective for you your doctor may increase your dose to 60mg. The tablet can be taken with or without food and should be swallowed whole with water.
This medication is not suitable for you if any of the following apply:
You have not been diagnosed with prem
You also have another sexual problem, such as erectile dysfunction
You have ever had a mental health problem such as depression, mania (symptoms include
feeling over-excited, irritable or not being able to think clearly), bipolar disorder (symptoms include serious mood swings between mania and depression) or schizophrenia (a psychiatric disease)
The most common side effects are nausea, dizziness, headache and diarrhoea. For a full list of side effects please see the patient information leaflet.
Patient information leaflet
Always read the patient leaflet before requesting medication. View Patient Information Leaflet.
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