Paroxetine Paxil for premature ejaculation and antidepressant



It is used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. It has also been used in the treatment of premature ejaculation and hot flashes due to menopause.

Paroxetine appears to be a useful and well tolerated oral treatment for premature ejaculation on a daily or as needed basis. Paroxetine as needed was efficacious and not associated with adverse effects in our study.


Results: At the end of the 12-week treatment with dapoxetine, paroxetine, and placebo, the mean intravaginal ejaculatory latency time was increased from 38, 31 and 34 seconds to 179, 370 and 55 seconds, respectively