Priligy is a preion medication that helps men to increase the time taken for ejaculation. It is a treatment for premature ejaculation and helps improve ejaculation time by up to 50%.
Who should take Priligy?
Priligy can be taken by men who ejaculate with very little sexual stimulation and would like to delay this.
Taking Priligy & the right dosage
Priligy may be taken with or without a meal.
The ideal starting dose is 30mg. Depending on your tolerance to the medication, the doctor may increase your dose to 60mg.
The medication must be taken 1 to 3 hours before you anticipate sexual activity.
Store Priligy in a cool and dark place at room temperature. Do not store it in a place where it can get exposed to direct sunlight or moisture.
Keep it away from children and pets .
Safety Information/ Warning Precautions
Before using Priligy, you should consult a physician and discuss about your medical history.
Do not use Priligy if:
You have heart problems
You have heart rhythm problems
You faint frequently or have a history of fainting
You have severe depression or mania
You have mild to severe liver problems
Priligy may not be suitable for you if:
You do not have premature ejaculation
You also suffer from erectile dysfunction
You have low blood pressure which causes dizziness
You have a habit of using recreational drugs like ecstasy, LSD, narcotics or benzodiazepines
You drink more than three units of alcohol everyday
You have epilepsy
You have kidney disease
You have glaucoma
You may have to undergo frequent blood tests including your kidney and liver functioning while using Priligy.
It may also reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. So ensure that you use multiple birth control measures while using Priligy.
Priligy may interact with some medications. So if you are using any preion, non preion, OTC medicines or dietary supplements, then inform your physician in advance before you use Priligy.
Some of them are:
Medicines for depression called ‘monoamine oxidase inhibitors’ (MAOIs)
Thioridazine used for schizophrenia
Other medicines for depression
Lithium - a medicine for bipolar disorder
Linezolid - an antibiotic used to treat infections
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
Priligy should not be taken by women.
The most common side effects of Priligy are:
Dizziness, numbness, sweating, blocked or runny nose, increased blood pressure, trembling, difficulty in concentrating, feeling sleepy, blurred vision, dry mouth, mild headache and nausea.
These side effects usually subside by themselves in sometime as the body gets used to Priligy.
Some uncommon but potentially dangerous side effects are:
Feeling dizzy, change of mood, confusion, vision problems, low sex drive, feeling drunk, spinning sensation, teeth grinding, abnormal taste, feeling weak, sudden onset of sleep, urgency in bowel movement.
You should see a doctor immediately if one of these side effects occur .