Dapoxetine for the treatment of Premature Ejaculation in Men - Drug Information
Drug Fact Sheet: Dapoxetine
Dapoxetine – Prescribed for Premature Ejaculation
Generic Name: Dapoxetine
Other Brands: Duratia and Priligy
Drug Category: ED/Impotence
Dosage Form: Tablet
Manufacturer’s Name: Centurion Laboratories
Dapoxetine Uses: Dapoxetine is used in the treatment of premature ejaculation in men aged 18–64 years. Premature ejaculation is a common sexual dysfunction in which ejaculation occurs before or soon after vaginal penetration.
Dapoxetine Drug Class and Mechanism: Dapoxetine belongs to a class of medications known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors).
Dapoxetine Dosing: The dosage of Dapoxetine prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Dapoxetine may be taken with or without food. This medicine should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. It should be taken approximately one to three hours prior to sexual activity. Take Dapoxetine once in every 24 hours.
Dapoxetine Side Effects
Dapoxetine side effects may include
This is not a complete list of all side effects and others may occur. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Dapoxetine.
Dapoxetine Drug Interactions
When Dapoxetine is taken with certain drugs, its effects could be altered. So, before taking Dapoxetine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This list may not be a complete list of all possible drug interactions that may occur. Inform your health care provider if you are taking herbs, non-prescription medications, or dietary supplements. Also tell them if you smoke or drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs.
Dapoxetine is contraindicated in men with conditions such as hepatic impairment, heart failure, and ischemic heart disease.
Dapoxetine Special Information
Dapoxetine should not be used in individuals below 18 years.
Dapoxetine should be discontinued in any individuals who develop seizures.
Dapoxetine Storage Instruction
Store Dapoxetine in a cool and dark place.
The health and medical information provided here should not be treated as a medical advice. See your health care professional for medical advice.