What is Priligy?
Priligy is a new tablet that is used to treat premature ejactulation. Priligy increases the time it takes to ajeculate and can improve control over ejaculation. Priligy can help alleviate premature ejaculation in men who are concerned about this.
How does Priligy work?
Priligy contains the active substance ‘dapoxetine’. Dapoxetine belongs to a group of medicines called ‘selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors’ (SSRIs). Dapoxetine increases the time it takes to ejaculate as well as improves control over time of ejaculation.
How do you take Priligy?
Always take this medication as it has been prescribed to you by your doctor or pharmacist. Take one tablet 1 to 3 hours before anticipated sexual activity. The recommended dose is 30 mg, which can be increased to 60 mg.
Do not take this medicine more than once every 24 hours.
Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water.
How effective is Priligy in treating premature ejaculation?
Priligy helps treat premature ejaculation. In addition to taking this medicine, it is worth considering some of the underlying causes that may be contributing to your condition. These include:
- Prostate problems
- Thyroid problems – over or underactive thyroid gland
- Using recreational drugs
- Relationship problems
- Anxiety about sexual performance
What are the common side effects of Priligy?
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The most common side effects of this medication are:
- Feeling dizzy
- Feeling sick
For a list of less common side effects, please see the patient information leaflet.