Priligy contains the active ingredient Dapoxetine which belongs to a group of medicines called ‘selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors’ (SSRIs).
Priligy increases the time it takes to ejaculate and can improve the control over the ejaculation. This may reduce the frustration or worry about fast ejaculation.
It is used to treat premature ejaculation in adult men aged 18 to 64 years.
How to take Priligy
If you take more Priligy than you should
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have taken more tablets than you should. You may feel sick or be sick.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Very common side effects (may affect more than 1 in 10 men):
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 men):
Stop taking Priligy and see your doctor straight away if:
Fainting and low blood pressure
This medicine can make you faint or make your blood pressure drop when you stand up. To help lower the chance of this happening:
Take this medicine with at least one full glass of water.
Do not take this medicine if you are dehydrated (you do not have enough water in your body).
This can happen if:
A full list of side effects can be found HERE
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.