Priligy tablets

Priligy is a branded treatment for premature ejaculation containing the active ingredient Dapoxetine
  • Branded medication
  • Effective in up to 80% of men
  • Can make men last up to 3 times longer
This is a prescription only medication. In order to purchase this medication, please complete our short medical questionnaire for one of our prescribers. The prescriber will review your medical history to issue your prescription. Once approved, your medication will be delivered in discreet packaging directly to your door.
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What is Priligy?

Priligy is a treatment for premature ejaculation. It is effective for men who ejactulation within 2 minutes of commencing sexual activity and can help men last upto 3 times longer when taken between 1 and 3 hours prior to having sex. Priligy contains the active ingredient Dapoxetine.

Dapoxetine works by increasing the amounts of the chemical serotonin in the brain. Increased serotonin levels increase the time it takes for the brain to trigger ejaculation and an orgasm.

It has been shown to be effective in upto 80% of men.
One tablet should be taken between 1 and 3 hours before sexual activity. It should be swallowed whole with a full glass of water.
Only one dose should be taken within 24  hours
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before taking Priligy if:
  • You have not been diagnosed with premature ejaculation
  • You also have another sexual problem, such as erectile dysfunction
  • You have a history of dizziness from low blood pressure
  • You use recreational drugs
  • You have ever had a mental health problem such as depression, mania, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia
  • You have epilepsy
  • You have a history of bleeding or blood clotting problems
  • You have kidney problems
  • You have, or are at risk of, high pressure in the eye (glaucoma)

Priligy may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Do not drive or operate machinery if affected.

Priligy contains Lactose and sodium.
Very common side effects (may affect more than 1 in 10 men):
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Headache
  • Feeling sick.

Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 men):
  • Feeling irritable, anxious, agitated or restless
  • Numbness, Shaking or trembling
  • Difficulty getting or keeping an erection
  • Sweating more than normal or flushing
  • Indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhoea or constipation
  • Problems sleeping or strange dreams
  • Feeling tired or sleepy, yawning
  • Blocked nose
  • A rise in blood pressure
  • Lower interest in sex
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
Do not take Priligy at the same time as any of the following medicines:
  • Medicines for depression called ‘monoamine oxidase inhibitors’ (MAOIs)
  • Thioridazine used for schizophrenia
  • Other medicines for depression
  • Lithium
  • Tryptophan − a medicine to help you sleep
  • St John’s wort − a herbal medicine
  • Tramadol − used to treat serious pain
  • Medicines used to treat migraines.
  • Certain medicines for fungal infection, including ketoconazole and itraconazole
  • Certain medicines for HIV, including ritonavir, saquinavir, nelfinavir and atazanavir
  • Certain antibiotics for treating infection
  • Non−steroidal anti−inflammatory medicines
  • Medicines to thin your blood, such as warfarin
  • Certain medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction,
  • Certain medicines used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions

Priligy with food, drink and alcohol
  • Do not drink grapefruit juice within 24 hours prior to taking this medicine as this can increase the level of this medicine in your body.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking this medicine.
  • The effects of alcohol such as feeling dizzy, sleepy and having slow reactions, may be increased if taken with this medicine.
  • Drinking alcohol while taking this medicine may increase your risk of injury from fainting or from other side effects
Each tablet contains 30 mg or 60 mg dapoxetine as a hydrochloride salt.

The other ingredients are:
Tablet core: lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate.
Tablet coating: lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E171), triacetin, Iron Oxide Black (E172), Iron Oxide Yellow (E172).
It is important to speak to your prescriber about other causes of premature ejaculation.

Premature ejaculation can often be associated with erectile dysfunction and obtaining treatment for this may help to improve this condition. Other conditions that need investigating by a GP include thyroid problems and diabetes.

Other options include counselling and hypnotherapy to treat any psychological causes of premature ejaculation. This can help to treat causes such as depression, stress, anxiety and relationship problems.

Use of recreational drugs can cause problems in sexual perforamance as can some other drugs.

Alternative treatment options include reducing sensations by using thick condoms or anaesthetic creams such as EMLA

Further information can be found on the nhs website at Ejaculation problems - NHS (
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