Dapoxetine is a potent, short-acting, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) medication used in the treatment of premature ejaculation in men.
Dapoxetine’s mode of action is thought to be associated with nerve cell serotonin reuptake inhibition and corresponding serotonin activity stimulatory effects at presynaptic and postsynaptic receptors.
Drug = Dapoxetine
Strength = 30 mg
Manufacturer = Sun Pharma
Quantity per sleeve = 4 Tablet (for the price quoted)
How To Take Dapoxetine (Duralast 30) 30 mg Tabs
This medicine may be taken with or without food. Swallow the whole tablet and take it with a full glass of water.
Try to take it at the same time each day. It must be taken regularly for it to be effective.
Take exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.
Dosage of Dapoxetine (Duralast 30) 30 mg Tabs
Adult: 18-64 years old; Initial: 30 mg approximately 1-3 hours before sexual activity. Subsequent doses adjusted according to the response. Maximum dose of 60 mg. Dose should not be taken more than once in 24 hours.
Missed Dose of Dapoxetine (Duralast 30) 30 mg Tabs
If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
Symptoms of overdose may include the following:
Seek medical help immediately.
People with the following medical conditions should not take Dapoxetine:
- Significant cardiac disease
- History of syncope or mania
- Bipolar disorder
- Severe depression
- Severe renal impairment
- Moderate to severe hepatic impairment
Dapoxetine may have the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain or distension
- Dry mouth
- Abnormal dreams
- Sleep disturbances
- Impaired attention
- Sexual dysfunction
- Visual disturbances
Do not take Dapoxetine with the following medicines:
- PDE-5 inhibitors
- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
- Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors
- Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicine, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Dapoxetine.
How Does It Work?
The mechanism of action of Dapoxetine is assumed to be related to the inhibition of neuronal serotonin reuptake and the subsequent potentiation of serotonin activity at presynaptic and postsynaptic receptors.
Dapoxetine is used to treat the following conditions:
- Premature ejaculation
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Patient with bleeding disorders
- Susceptibility to angle-closure glaucoma or raised intraocular pressure
- Not intended for use in women
- Known CYP2D6 poor metabolizers
- Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C.
- Keep away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Dapoxetine that is expired or out of date.