Sildenafil + Dapoxetine is a combination of two medicines: Sildenafil and Dapoxetine, which treats male erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. Sildenafil is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE 5) inhibitor which works by increasing blood flow to the penis during sexual stimulation and enables its erection following sexual stimulation. Dapoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) which increases the level of serotonin in nerves to increase the time taken to ejaculate and improve control over ejaculation.
Q. What should I know about storage and disposal of Erectem?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. How much time does Erectem take to become effective?
Usually, half an hour is the time period required by Erectem to show its effects. The effect may last for almost 4-5 hours.
Q. Can I drive while I am taking Erectem?
No, you must avoid driving after taking Erectem as it may make you feel sleepy and dizzy. So, do not drive or use machines while taking this medicine.
Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while taking Erectem?
Before you start taking Erectem tell your doctor if you have or have had heart problems, such as a heart attack, irregular heartbeat, angina, chest pain. Inform your doctor if you have undergone a heart surgery within the past 6 months or if you have uncontrolled low or high blood pressure.
Q. Can the use of Erectem cause dryness in mouth?
Yes, the use of Erectem can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Jul 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.