Duratia for the treatment of premature ejaculation in men - Drug Information
Drug Fact Sheet: Duratia
Duratia – Prescribed for Premature Ejaculation
Generic Name: dapoxetine
Brand Name: Duratia
Other Brand: Priligy
Drug Category: ED/Impotence
Dosage Form: Tablet
Manufacturer’s Name: Centurion Laboratories
Duratia Uses: Duratia 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.
Duratia Drug Class and Mechanism: Duratia belongs to a class of medications known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors).
Duratia Dosing: The dosage of Duratia prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Duratia 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 Duratia once in every 24 hours.
Duratia Side Effects
Duratia 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 Duratia.
Duratia Drug Interactions
When Duratia is taken with certain drugs, its effects could be altered. So, before taking Duratia, 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.
Duratia is contraindicated in men with conditions such as hepatic impairment, heart failure, and ischemic heart disease.
Duratia Special Information
Duratia should not be used in individuals below 18 years.
Duratia should be discontinued in any individuals who develop seizures.
Duratia Storage Instruction
Store Duratia 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.