Treating Premature Ejaculation with Drugs (Pills)

Are there drugs intended for premature ejaculation treatment?

Yes. Certain antidepressant drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are sometimes used to treat premature Ejaculation. The side effects of these SSRIs are inhibited orgasm, which helps interrupt Ejaculation. These SSRIs are for premature ejaculation and not to treat depression related conditions. With the theory of delaying ejaculation, some pharmaceutical companies have conducted clinical studies on how SSRI can be used as component to any possible premature ejaculation pills. Certain drugs are now out in the market, which contain SSRI as main element. SSRI medications like Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac are combined with other components to produce one pill that is effective in controlling PE.

  • Dapoxetine – is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor slightly different from other SSRI such as Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac is developed by Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals. A clinical study conducted proved that this drug was able to maintain erection longer than those who took placebo pills.
  • Neurotine – This is an anti-seizure drug, with clinical studies proving to be useful in premature ejaculation.
  • Viagra – Sildenafil, used to relax the muscles and increased blood flow to other parts of the body is used to cure erectile dysfunction. Combined with SSRI Paxil; it claims to address premature Ejaculation. Viagra acts on part of the brain that control ejaculation and a certain chemical nitric Acid oxide responsible to penis erection. With increased nitric oxide, result in ejaculation inhibitions thus slowing down the pace of ejaculation.
  • VigRx Plus – contains Bioperine, Damiana and tribulus – said to increased libido claim to address premature Ejaculation. This drugs claim is still debatable but some claim to have good results.
  • LI 301 – is a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor still waiting for FDA approval but with great promise of addressing premature Ejaculation based on several clinical testing done. If once approved, this mint colored tablet could be the first ever-effective Premature Ejaculation.

These drugs available in the market now have FDA approval or waiting for FDA approval but still may have adverse side effects. All premature ejaculation drugs should be used only with doctor’s prescription and guidance.