Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet

Manufactured bySun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsDapoxetine
Description

Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet is a short acting selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used specifically for the treatment of premature ejaculation in men aged between 18 and 64 years. This medicine should not be taken by men who are not diagnosed with premature ejaculation (PE).

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet

  • Dizziness and lightheadedness
  • Nervousness and confusion
  • Excessive sweating
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Sleeplessness
  • Decreased libido
  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Fast/irregular heart beat
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Excessive tiredness
  • Dry mouth

Uses of Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Premature ejaculation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 1-2 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, impaired thinking, and loss of consciousness.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to dapoxetine or any other ingredients present along with it.

Heart failure

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of heart failure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Heart rhythm disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having abnormalities of the heart rhythm due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Bipolar disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a history of mania or severe depression (bipolar disorder) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Loss of consiousness

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having syncope characterized by frequent loss of consciousness and muscle strength due to the increased risk of worsening of the symptoms.

Kidney Disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects.

Liver disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI)

This medicine is not recommended for use if you are taking any medicine belonging to the Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) class. Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet should not be taken within 14 days of discontinuing treatment with a MAOI medicine. Similarly, a MAOI medicine can be taken 7 days after stopping the uptake of Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet.

Thioridazine

This medicine is not recommended for use if you are taking thioridazine. Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet should not be taken within 14 days of discontinuing treatment with thioridazine. Similarly, thioridazine can be taken 7 days after stopping the uptake of Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

This medicine is not recommended for use if you are taking any other medicine belonging to the Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) class. Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet should not be taken within 14 days of discontinuing treatment with a SSRI medicine. Similarly, a SSRI medicine can be taken 7 days after stopping the uptake of Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet.

Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors

This medicine is not recommended for use if you are taking any medicine belonging to the CYP3A4 class. Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet should not be taken within 14 days of discontinuing treatment with these medicines. Similarly, a potent CYP3A4 inhibitor medicine can be taken 7 days after stopping the uptake of Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in women.
General warnings

Other medicines

Since this medicine interacts with many other medicines and may cause serious adverse effects, it is advised that you should inform the doctor about all your medicines including herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Use in healthy men

This medicine should not be used by men who have not been diagnosed clinically with premature ejaculation. Safety and efficacy of this medicine for delaying ejaculation in healthy men is not established and hence self-administration is not recommended.

Use with alcohol and recreational drugs

This medicine should not be used along with alcohol or any other recreational drugs since the risk of serious adverse effects is significantly high.

Proper diagnosis

It is advised to take this medicine only after a proper diagnosis has been made. This medicine should not be used for other forms of sexual dysfunctions.

Orthostatic hypotension

Use of this medicine may cause a fall in blood pressure, especially while getting up from a sitting or a lying position, leading to lightheadedness, fainting, and falling. An appropriate clinical examination is advised before initiating the uptake of this medicine. It is advised that you get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid these side effects during treatment with this medicine. Report any such symptoms to the doctor immediately.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Bleeding disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from an active bleeding disorder due to the increased risk of excessive bleeding.

Seizures

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a seizure disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's symptoms. Any seizure episodes should be reported to the doctor on priority. Therapy with the medicine may be discontinued based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Lactose intolerance

This medicine contains lactose and hence it should not be used by patients suffering from a genetic abnormality making them lactose intolerant.

Dizziness and fainiting

Use of this medicine may cause recurring episodes of dizziness and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

The dose regimen for this medicine is not fixed and hence missing a scheduled dose is highly unlikely.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. It is recommended to avoid taking more than one tablet within 24 hours.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Use of alcohol while taking this medicine may result in moderate to severe impairment of cognition, body movements, and may also cause sleep abnormalities.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, impaired thinking, and loss of consciousness.
Interaction with Medicine

Erythromycin

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Ketoconazole

Lithium

Tramadol

Warfarin

Ritonavir

Verapamil

Disease interactions

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver diseases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Bipolar mania or depression

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a bipolar disorder characterized by frequent mood changes ranging from depression to hyperactivity or mania.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Prilyxet 30 mg Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. It is recommended to have regular follow up with the doctor while taking this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by altering the level of certain specific chemical messengers at the nerve endings. This inhibits premature ejaculation.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Drugs for erectile dysfunction and ejaculatory disorder, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Schedule

Schedule H

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