Dapoxetine

Dapoxetine Tablets 30mg, 60mg

Dapoxetine is a short acting drug that can be taken on demand (i.e. when needed). Randomised control trials showed that it is effective 1- 3 hours before sexual intercourse and results in increased ejaculatory control, decreased distress, and increased satisfaction. It is effective in both life long and acquired premature ejaculation. Side effects are dose related, hence the lowest effective dose should always be taken. A review of effect is advised after the first 4 weeks (or 6 doses) of treatment.

Consider using in the following circumstances
1. Persistent or recurrent ejaculation with minimal sexual stimulation before, on or shortly after penetration and before desired
2. Personal distress or relationship challenges due to premature ejaculation
3. Poor ejaculatory control
4. History of premature ejaculation in most intercourse attempts over the last 6 months

Usage
Directions: Swallow one tablet whole with a full glass of water 1 to 3 hours before activity

Warnings
Only take when sexual activity is anticipated
Take no more than one dose in 24 hours
Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery if dizziness or lightheadedness occurs
Can affect blood pressure- check regularly when taking the drug

Common Side Effects:
Lightheadedness, dizziness, headaches, anxiety, agitation, insomnia, abnormal dreams and nausea

Ingredients:
Active-Each film-coated tablet contains dapoxetine hydrochloride equivalent to 30 mg or 60 mg dapoxetine
Other-Lactose monohydrate (45.88mg in 30mg and 91.75mg in 60mg tablets), Microcrystalline cellulose, Croscarmellose sodium, Colloidal anhydrous silica, Magnesium stearate, Hypromellose, Titanium dioxide (E171), Triacetin, Iron Oxide Black (E172), Iron Oxide Yellow (E172)

**References: EAU Guidelines on ED, PE, Penile Curvature & Priapism, 2017; PE, Dapoxetine; NICE Evidence Summary, (ENSM40), May 2014 and British Society of Urological Surgeons
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