Treatment of premature ejaculati Treatment of premature ejaculation with Flouxetine: An open label study

premature ejaculation with Flouxetine: An open label study

  • IMJ Iraqi Medical Journal
Keywords: Premature, ejaculation, flouxetine

Abstract

ABSTRACT
 
Background
 
Premature ejaculation (PE) is a common problem in the male sexual dysfunction. Behavioral therapy had been used for many years to treat PE. In recent years many studies have indicated the beneficial effects of medications in the management of PE.
 
Objective
 
Using only medication for treatment of PE. 
 
 Methods
 
In this open-label study 16 patients with PE attending my private clinic were treated with flouxtine 20 mg/ day in a single morning oral dose for one month.
 
 
 Results:
 
 The response was dramatic, as 31% of patients improved within the first week,  and 75% of patients improved within the  second week, while all the patients (100%). improved at one month.  
 
Conclusion:
 
Flouxetine could be used for treatment of PE . Further studies are essential to prove whether patients get cured.
 
 
Key words:
 
 Premature ejaculation, flouxetine, subjective improvement.

Published
2017-12-13
Section
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