Generic Priligy is useful treatment of another sexual dysfunction in men called premature ejaculation. The drug contains dapoxetine hydrochloride as the active ingredient. This medicine surprisingly belongs to antidepressant category of medicines. This drug is a very mild selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and found to be effective against premature ejaculation rather than providing any benefits to the patients with depression disorders. One can find this medicine in 30 mg or 60 mg dosages
How this medicine works?
Ejaculation of human semen is guided through sympathetic nervous system. Dapoxetine hydrochloride will change the ejaculatory reflex and also it will increase the latency of pudendal motor neuron reflex or in other words, it will reduce the duration of pudendal motor reflex. The drug acts by preventing the reuptake of serotonin neurotransmitter in the brain as well.
This medicine is useful in old men with premature ejaculation disorder on account of weakness, age and stress.
What other clinical indications for the medicine?
This drug is indicated in cases where premature ejaculation is present. This can be used by the patients’ age between 18 to 64 years. In this condition, the patient ejaculates before his wish just after the penetration. The poor control over ejaculation calls for the use of the medicine.
In which cases the drug is contraindicated?
This medicine cannot be used in patients who have allergic response to SSRI category of drugs or patients who had shown allergic response to the main ingredient of the drug. It must not be used in patients with cardiac failure, 3rd degree AV block, patients with pacemaker and individuals with valvular ailments of the heart. Do not use this drug if you are already taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs or antidepressant drugs like tricyclic antidepressants.
This medicine must be used carefully in patients taking recreational drugs like ketamine. Avoid alcohol when taking this drug.
What are the side effects?
The common side effects of this drug are headache, heaviness in hand, dizziness and drowsiness. Some people may also suffer from palpitations, confusion, hypotension, fainting and asthenia. Very few people may suffer from suicidal tendencies, mania, seizures and eye disorders like mydriasis.
How this medicine interacts?
Do not take this drug along with anticoagulant group of medicines like warfarin as it can increase the antiblood clotting effect of the drug to a significant extent so that even haemorrhages may occur. Talk to your Doctor before taking this medicine.
Do not take this drug at your own if you are taking other group of antidepressant medicines like tricyclic antidepressants and SSRI drugs. Take it carefully with recreational drugs like ketamine.