Malegra FXT (Sildenafil + Fluoxetine)
Packaging Type: 10 tabs/blister
Product Code: 903232
What is Malegra FXT?
This is a combination medicine which is used for the problems of sexual dysfunction in males. It is prescribed for impotence that is a failure to have an erection, erectile dysfunction which is an inability to maintain an erection and premature ejaculation.
Class and Mechanism of Action
The two medicines in Malegra fxt are Sildenafil and Fluoxetine. Sildenafil belongs to the group of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors. It inhibits PDE5 and its inhibiting action results in a release of increased cGMP in the Corpus Cavernosum of the penis. This increased levels of cGMP helps in relaxing the smooth muscles of the blood vessels supplying the male organ and improves blood flow.
Fluoxetine belongs to the group of SSRI inhibitors. It inhibits the serotonin reuptake, and increases its amount in the blood. This increases its action at the post-synaptic cleft and helps prevent premature ejaculation.
Looking after your drug
Store it at room temperatures and away from moisture and heat.
How to take the medication?
Take it by mouth at least 30 minutes prior to a sexual activity.
The usual recommended dose is 1 pill a day. Kindly consult your doctor for the right dose.
Overdosing can cause severe reactions. Talk to your doctor right away.
The chances of a missed dose are minimal as it is taken as per the need.
Warnings and Precautions
Inform your doctor about other disease conditions you are suffering from and the medications taking. Do not take it along with medicines that contain nitrates. Avoid alcohol. Do not take it if you had an attack of stroke, MI in the past 6 months.
Possible Side Effects
- Prolonged erection, priapism
- Muscle aches
- GI problems, heartburn
- Runny nose
When should Malegra FXT not be used?
Kidney & liver diseases, Blood disorders, Heart disease, Conduction disorders, glaucoma, and allergy to the medicine and
How long should you take Malegra FXT?
Take it as long as prescribed.