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About the brand name of the drug
Duratia is a medicine manufactured by Fortune Healthcare, India. It contains principle ingredient as Dapoxetine, along with other excipients. It is used to treating the condition known as Premature Ejaculation. It is the first drug developed to treat the condition known as premature ejaculation in the men having the age between 18-60 yrs old. Duratia (Dapoxetine) drug is referred to class of medication known as SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor).
About the drug
Duratia (Priligy) is the first medicine developed to treat the condition known as Premature Ejaculation in men. It contains principle ingredient as Dapoxetine which belongs to class of medication known as fast acting SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). Different dosages of Dapoxetine has different effects on Premature Ejaculation. Dapoxetine is given 1-3 hours before sexual intercourse. It prolongs the IELT (Intravaginal Ejaculation Latency Time) as well as increases the sense of control in men. It also increases the the sexual satisfaction in the men of age 18-60 yrs. As the Premature Ejaculation condition is associated with other diseases like personal distress and interrelationship difficulties, it provides help for men to overcome these conditions. As it is a fast acting Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, it gets more rapidly absorbed into the body and maximum amount is eliminated from the body within a few hours.
Substitutes of Duratia available in the USA market are:
- Dapox tabs.
- Dasutra tabs
- Duralast tabs.
- Ejalong tabs.
- Kutub tabs.
- Prilyxet tabs.
- Xydap tabs.
About salt of the drug
Dapoxetine is the drug belongs to the class of medicine known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). Dapoxetine belongs to fast action category of medicines. It is the first medication discovered for the treatment of Premature Ejaculation in men who belongs to the age group of 18-60 years. It helps in treatment of Premature Ejaculation
- Achieving in the better control during sexual inyercourse
- It also takes the longer time to ejaculate
Medical Uses of the drug
Duratia consist of fast acting selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors known as Dapoxetine. Dapoxetine are also part of antidepressants. Used for following conditions;
- It is mainly used in treatment of Premature Ejaculation condition in men
- It helps in Intravaginal Ejaculation Latency Time (IELT)
- It helps in gaining sexual satisfaction
- It helps in holding on release of ejaculation by attaining the sense of control
Working of a drug
- It is fast acting drug. So, it can be used as replacement for other harmful antidepressants.
- Duratia is stated as a fast acting SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)
- It increases the serotonin levels in the presynaptic and postsynaptic neurons.
- Human ejaculations are regulated and generated by Central nervous system, the ejaculatory pathways originates from thoracolumbar and lumbosacral region of spinal cord of human which triggers the male genital organs for the release of ejaculation
- This trigger ultimately results in ejaculation and flow in a controlled manner
As the Duratia consist of dapoxetine as active ingredient which is a fast acting class of medicine it doesn’t consist of any severe side effects. As the Dapoxetine easily gets absorbed and easily and rapidly eliminated it don’t cause any severe damage to vital organs like liver, heart, kidney, etc. hence, it shows only minor and general side effects.
Duratia side effects are as follows;
- Nausea- feeling like need to vomit
- Dizziness- light headed feeling
- Headache- severe to mild pain in head
- Diarrhea- loose motions
- Somnolence- sleepiness and drowsiness
- Fatigue- tiredness of muscles
- Nasopharyngitis- swelling of nasal passage at the back of head and throat
How to use
Duratia consisting active ingredient Dapoxetine is very helpful in treatment of Premature Ejaculation. The prescription should always be taken with medical professional’s advice.
- Take one tablet prior 1-3 hours before having sexual intercourse
- Drink the plenty of water after swallowing the tablet
- Tablets are bitter in taste, do not chew, just swallow
- One tablet is taken per every 24 hours
Drugs that are known to interact with this medicine
Duratia should be avoided during the use of following drugs;
- Warfarin- chance of causing hemorrhage
- Carboxylic acids- risk of gaining orthostatic hypotension
- Glitazones- severe hypoglycemic condition
- Thyroxine- decreases the effect of Dapoxetine
When to avoid taking the drug
No drugs should be taken without the guidance of medical supervisor. Make sure to check your sensitivity towards drug to confirm your allergies for the drug.
Do not take the drug if;
- You have allergies to the drug
- If you are a heart failure patient
- During arrhythmic conditions
- If in case presence of any CNS disorders
- During the use of MAO inhibitors, Dapoxetine must avoided
Things to avoid when using the drug
Duratia as it is a Fast acting class of drugs, it is very safest and efficient medicine. It is compatible with many compounds. Just fewer things to avoid before use of Duratia are;
- Drink plenty of water or else delaying of effects might be seen
- Take only one tablet per 24 hours not more than recommended dose
- Avoid direct heat exposure to moisture to preserve shelf-life
General Information and Precautions
Duratia is the fast acting Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.
- It doesn’t cause side effect in general because of it is a fast acting drug.
- Read the label carefully, before use
- Maintain proper and accurate doses
- Take with glass full of water for better results
Precautions to be taken for Duratia (Priligy):
There are certain cautions that must be followed while the use of Duratia (Priligy)
- Pregnancy: Duratia is not recommended for the use in women
- Breast Feeding: Duratia is not recommended for women use
Advice and instructions from Medical supervisors should be taken
- Do not exceed the limit of the dose
- Not used in the men who doesn’t suffer from Premenstrual Ejaculation
- Before in take of drug check whether if you have sexual dysfunction since the beginning of treatment
- Duratia is stored by the following instructions;
- Keep away from heat more than 25*C
- Place the drug in tightly closed container to no moisture can be exposed to the drug
- Avoid exposure to sunlight
General FAQs regarding the drug
Does women too can use Duratia?
Ans. No, Women are not recommended to consume Duratia
How long will it takes to show the effects?
Ans. After consumption of tablet it takes 1-3 hours maximum to show its effects
What if I missed the dose?
Ans. For Duratia, the dose regime is not fixed and hence there will be no chance of occuring Is highly unlikely.
What if I overdose?
Ans. Keep calm, do not panic. Contact your doctor immediately and seek the medical emergency as soon as possible.
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