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Is Fluoxetine effective at treating premature ejaculation?

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Posted on Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Question: I had a doctor prescribe for me Fluoxetine 40 mg . for my premature ejaculation . Do i use it whenever I want ? or do I use it prior any sexual activity?
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (6 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Fluoxetine is to be taken prior to a planned sexual activity.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.

You are facing problem of Premature ejaculation and have been prescribed Fluoxetine .

Fluoxetine is to be taken one hour before planned sexual activity and not whenever you want .

Hope I have answered your query, please feel free to ask if you have more questions, I shall be happy to help you.

Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.
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Brief Answer: Fluoxetine is to be taken prior to a planned sexual activity. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. You are facing problem of Premature ejaculation and have been prescribed Fluoxetine . Fluoxetine is to be taken one hour before planned sexual activity and not whenever you want . Hope I have answered your query, please feel free to ask if you have more questions, I shall be happy to help you. Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil.