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Dosage of Dapoxetine for premature ejaculation

Query: Hello doctor,I am 45 years and suffering from severe premature ejaculation (cannot sustain for a minute or two) and mild to moderate erectile dysfunction (less hardness and short length after erection, difficult penetrating other than the missionary position, long delay in repeat erection) since the...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajay Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will answer as per order of your queries: Instead of taking two doses of 30 mg of Dapoxetine after a gap, take a single dose of 60 mg of Dapoxetine 20 minutes prior to intercourse. It will help. Dapoxetine is basically indicated for situational use only and not ...  Read Full »

I am depressed; I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low sexual desire. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from anxiety and depression. I have palpitation and breathlessness. I am taking Panazep 25, Bupron 150 and Dicorate 500. I have sexual dysfunction, no erection, and a low desire. My doctor prescribed me Sildenafil 50 but, I am worried about its side effects. Please sugg...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. There could be the following reasons for an erection problem:Ongoing anxiety and depression: The proper treatment of anxiety and depression will rectify this issue. Panazep (Paroxetine) is known to cause sexual dysfunctio...  Read Full »

What is the advised dose of Sildenafil for a diabetic person like me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 54 years male, having erectile dysfunction and diabetes for the last three years with HbA1c value 8 %. Can you please prescribe the dose of Sildenafil?  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erectile dysfunction can be due to many conditions including psychological and underlying conditions like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid dysfunction, atherosclerotic disease and some medicine such as antipsychotic, some antihypertensives. So you need to be evaluated to...  Read Full »

I lose my interest in sex in the middle of intercourse when trying to resist premature ejaculation. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I feel that my brain does not quickly respond to sexual signals or sexual stimulations. As a result, I am in low sensitivity mode regarding sexual arousal, which was not with me previously. Also, every time I have used sildenafil 100 mg when I am not getting a good result in reaching or m...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query. You are getting an erection but are losing it in the middle of sexual intercourse. It may happen most likely due to psychological reasons and distraction. Try to focus during sex, and you can see the improvement. It would help if you get your ...  Read Full »

Can Viagra and antibiotics be taken on the same day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old male, weight 69. Currently, I am on medication since last six days for viral fever and taking antibiotics. I am planning to have sex with my fiancee tomorrow. Can I take Viagra and antibiotics on the same day? Please suggest me a better tablet as I am doing it for t...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Yes, it is safe to take Viagra (Sildenafil) with antibiotics. But if you are taking antibiotics of Azithromycin class then I suggest taking lower doses of the drug or preferably avoid. The drug is safe with other antibiotics classes commo...  Read Full »

Does Viagra affect a man's fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some queries related to the use of Viagra. I have erectile dysfunction. Even though I get an erection, I am unable to sustain its hardness during intercourse. I took Viagra 50 mg once and it worked well. Is it safe to take Viagra to make my wife pregnant? Will Viagra cause any effe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern about the effects of Viagra (Sildenafil) on sperms. Formation of sperms is an independent process from erection. Sperm formation takes around two to two and a half months. Viagra will not cause any effect on the erection or mechanism of erectio...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Viagra is you have an aneurysm?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male with complex medical histories, including a current splenic artery aneurysm, an occluded right vertebral artery, historical major spinal cord trauma from intradural schwannomas (removed twice) and multiple liver hemangiomas. I have had occasional erectile dysfunct...  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to me, it is better to avoid Viagra as it is a vasodilator. But, the final decision should take after consulting your cardiologist.First, rule out the psychogenic causes of erectile dysfunction. Because, there is no need to take Viagra (Sildenafil), if it is a ...  Read Full »

Does shock wave therapy work for erectile dysfunction?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from erectile dysfunction. I recently visited a sexologist and did a penile Doppler ultrasound test and ultrasound scrotum. After seeing the results, the doctor told me that I have inconsistent responses with borderline on both sides and absent reversal of diastolic flow. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Erection problems can occur due to lifestyle factors like drinking alcohol, smoking, and obesity. It may also occur due to major illness or due to some medicines. It can also occur due to stress, anxiety, due to blood abnormalities for which you need to do blood tests f...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of Caverta if I take frequently?

Query: Hello doctor, I have used Caverta for recreational purposes for the past one and a half years. I used to have it once in 1 or 2 months and the dose used to be about 10 mg. What are the side-effects?  Read Full »

Dr. Aditi Gupta Jha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Using this for such a long time and at a young age can produce pronounced side effects like erectile dysfunction at a later stage, and low BP problems. I would advise to avoid the drug and try a more natural way of life. Use a barrier contraceptive that enhances the dur...  Read Full »

How to achieve full erection while having sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing erectile dysfuction issue. I am not able to achieve full erections while sex. There is no previous history of this issue. Kindly advice the further action to be taken. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. Please answer these questions, Since how long do you have this problem? How were your erections before? Are you suffering from other alignments like diabetes and hypertension? Do you have the addiction to smoking or alcohol? Do you have night ...  Read Full »

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