Priligy (generic name: dapoxetine; brand names include: Poxet) belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Priligy is used to combat the effects of premature ejaculation. It only needs to be taken an hour or two before sexual intercourse for the user to feel the benefits of the drug.
Priligy is the only drug with regulatory approval for such treatment. Currently, it is approved for use in several European countries including Finland, Sweden, Portugal, Austria, Germany, Italy and Spain. Approvals for Priligy are anticipated in other countries as well.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Priligy exactly as directed.
The usual dose is 30 mg. Your doctor may increase the dose to 60 mg.
Priligy should be taken 1 to 3 hours before sex.
You can take Priligy with or without food, but alcohol is not permitted.
Tell your doctor before taking Priligy, if:
you have any serious medical conditions, especially heart problems;
you are currently taking any medicines for depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, migraines, pain, or sleep problems.
Active ingredient: dapoxetine.