What is Priligy (Dapoxetine) used for?
Priligy (Dapoxetine) is used to treat premature ejaculation. It is in a group of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. This drug can help to improve control over ejaculation, while also increasing the length of time to ejaculation. It can also help to reduce feelings of stress caused by worrying about how fast you ejaculate, which in turn may lead to an increased level of enjoyment from sexual activity.
How should I use Priligy (Dapoxetine)?
Patients should take Priligy (Dapoxetine) tablets orally, with a glass of water. The standard dose is 30mg, take 1 to 3 hours before sexual activity. However, your dosage may be increased by your physician to 60mg. Patients should never take more than one tablet every 24 hours, and should avoid drinking alcoholic beverages. It is essential to consult your physician before taking this medication, so that the correct dosage can be prescribed.
What are the side effects of Priligy (Dapoxetine)?
Some side effects which may be noticed while taking Priligy (Dapoxetine) include:
This medication may also cause other more serious side effects. Consult your physician immediately if you notice high blood pressure, shaking, changes in vision, eye pain, a blocked nose, increased sweating, tiredness, problems getting or maintaining an erection, difficulty sleeping or nervousness.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Priligy (Dapoxetine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Patients who are currently taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), or who have taken one within the last 2 weeks should not take this drug.
Women should not take this medication.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.