Use Priligy as an effective treatment for premature ejaculation. Priligy is suitable for men aged 18 to 64 years old.
Priligy helps treat premature ejaculation and is made by Menarini in Germany.
You can get Priligy in pack sizes of 3, 6 and 12 tablets. Each Priligy tablet contains 30mg of dapoxetine.
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3 tablet(s) - £26.00
6 tablet(s) - £47.00
12 tablet(s) - £80.00
How to take Priligy
Take 1 Priligy 30mg tablet around 1 to 3 hours before you want to have sex.
You should not take Priligy more than once every 24 hours.
As Priligy 30mg is the starting dose, it may not work the first time. You can speak to a doctor after using Priligy to see if you need to increase the dose to 60mg. You should have a review with your doctor every 6 months if you use Priligy long term.
What to do if you take too many Priligy tablets
If you have taken too many Priligy tablets you may feel sick or vomit. You should contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
What happens if you stop taking Priligy
If you decide to stop taking Priligy, you might feel dizzy or have trouble sleeping. These withdrawal effects should stop after a week, but contact your doctor if you have any concerns.
Priligy is the brand name of dapoxetine which is used to treat premature ejaculation (PE). Premature ejaculation is when you ejaculate too quickly during sexual activity.
Priligy gives you better control over ejaculation, so you can last longer during sex.
If you have erectile dysfunction, this can also cause premature ejaculation. It’s better to treat the cause of the erectile dysfunction first, so speak to your doctor if this is the case for you.
Priligy works using the active ingredient dapoxetine hydrochloride. Dapoxetine is a short-acting selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Serotonin is a chemical found in your nervous system. Dapoxetine works by stopping your nerve cells reabsorbing serotonin, so that it builds up in your nervous system. This helps to give better control over ejaculation.
You can take Priligy once a day around 1 to 3 hours before you want to have sex. But you should not use Priligy more than once per day.
You can take Priligy tablets if you have premature ejaculation. This means you ejaculate sooner than you’d like after starting sexual intercourse.
To help reduce premature ejaculation, try using a thicker condom to reduce sensitivity or taking breaks during sex. If these methods do not work, Priligy may be your next option. Speak to a doctor at Asda Online Doctor today to see if Priligy is suitable for you.
You might get side effects when you take Priligy tablets. These side effects do not usually last long. You can speak to a doctor at any time for advice on what to do about side effects.
Common side effects of Priligy:
- feeling sick
- diarrhoea or constipation
- dry mouth
- blurred vision
- nasal congestion
- low sex drive
- increase in blood pressure
- difficulty sleeping
Less common side effects of Priligy:
- mood changes
- eye pain
- feeling hot
You can read the patient information leaflet inside your pack of Priligy for more details.
If you have a seizure, faint or have suicidal thoughts, stop taking Priligy and contact 999 immediately.
Who should not use Priligy
You should not use Priligy if you:
- are a woman
- are under 18 years old
- are over 65 years old
- are allergic to any of the ingredients in Priligy
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist to find out if Priligy is suitable if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in Priligy
- are already using premature ejaculation treatment such as EMLA cream
- have not been diagnosed with premature ejaculation or delayed ejaculation
- have any other sexual problems, such as erectile dysfunction
- have a heart condition such as arrhythmias or heart failure
- have liver disease
- have kidney problems
- have bipolar disorder, severe depression or schizophrenia
- have a history of fainting or low blood pressure
- have a bleeding or clotting disorder
- use recreational drugs such
- have epilepsy
- have glaucoma
Interactions with other medicines
Priligy can interact with other medicines you might be taking. Do not use Priligy if you’re taking:
- any products containing St John’s wort
- monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), such as phenelzine
- treatment for schizophrenia
- treatment for migraines such as sumatriptan
If you take any of these medicines, you need to wait 14 days before taking Priligy. You should speak to your doctor if you want to start taking Priligy.
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist to find out if Priligy is suitable for you if you’re currently taking:
- HIV treatment, such as ritonavir or atazanavir
- non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen or aspirin
- blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin
- treatment for erectile dysfunction, such as Viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis (tadalafil)
- verapamil or diltiazem, for angina or high blood pressure
- antibiotics, such as erythromycin or clarithromycin
- antifungal medication, such as ketoconazole or fluconazole
Interactions with food or drink
- You can take Priligy with or without food, and you should take it with a full glass of water.
- You should avoid drinking alcohol when taking Priligy as this may cause a drop in blood pressure.
- You should not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruits when taking Priligy as this can affect how it works.
Which active ingredients does Priligy contain?
The active ingredient in Priligy is dapoxetine hydrochloride (30mg).
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin, iron oxide black (E172), iron oxide yellow (E172).
If you have an allergy or hypersensitivity to any of these ingredients please speak to your doctor for advice before using Priligy.
Check the patient information leaflet for the most up to date details on the ingredients of Priligy.
How should Priligy be disposed of?
If you want to dispose of your Priligy tablets, take them to your local pharmacy. Do not throw away your Priligy tablets in the bin or down the drain at home.
How should Priligy be stored?
You should store Priligy tablets in their original packaging, below 30°C and away from sunlight and moisture. Keep Priligy away from children or pets.
What does Priligy look like?
Priligy 30mg tablets are round and light grey, marked with ‘30’ inside a triangle on one side.
In which pack sizes is Priligy available?
Priligy 30mg tablets are available in pack sizes of 3, 6, and 12 tablets.
Information on the manufacturer
The company that holds the marketing authorisation of Priligy is A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale S.R.L, Menarini House, Mercury Park, Wycombe Lane, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire, HP10 0HH.
Priligy is manufactured by Menarini - Von Heyden GmbH, Leipziger Straße 7-13, 01097 Dresden, Germany and distributed by A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale S.R.L.
Dr Kathryn Basford
Dr Kathryn Basford is a qualified GP who works as a GP in London, as well as with ZAVA. She graduated from the University of Manchester and completed her GP training through Whipps Cross Hospital in London.Meet our doctors
Article created: 06 Oct 2021
Last reviewed: 06 Oct 2021
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