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Can you take Viagra with Priligy?

Can you take Viagra with Priligy?

What is Viagra?

Viagra is a kind of medicine that is generally taken an hour before an individual need erection. A healthcare provider may recommend taking Viagra daily, but you should not take it more than once every 24 hours. If taken too frequently, it can cause dangerous drops in blood pressure. There are many different drugs available to treat ED, so if Viagra isn’t working for you, speak with your healthcare provider about your options.

Timing is everything if you want the most out of your sexual life. It’s especially true when you take Viagra for erectile dysfunction (ED). ED medications such as Viagra (generic name sildenafil; see Important Safety Information), have a specific time window during which they work. It might be time to evaluate if you need to take the little blue pill every day if you need to take it every day. 

What is Priligy?

Priligy is a medical drug available to us under the brand name Dapoxetine which belongs to a class of medication called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. This medicine is used to treat sexual related disorders in men such as premature ejaculation. It inhibits the transporter of serotonin and increasing its action which results in delayed ejaculation.

Working Mechanism


Viagra is a kind of medicine that is available to us with a generic name Sildenafil which also belongs to Phosphodiesterase(PDE) inhibitors class of medication. Vigra works by relaxing the smooth muscles in the walls of blood vessels. This increases the flow of blood to the penis resulting in easier and longer erection. It works only during sexual stimualtion.


In addition to containing the active ingredient dapoxetine, PRILIGY is also known as a urological medicine because it is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). PRILIGY can improve your control over ejaculation, decrease your distress over how fast you ejaculate, and increase your time to ejaculation. It has various functions in the body and is involved in sending the nerve messages that result in ejaculation.

How to use?

Viagra and sildenafil, both the medicine are taken similarly as mentioned below. As both th drug are developed for the same cause, follow the guidence stated below and stick to it.

Viagra and Priligy, both must be taken by mouth as per your requirement but not more than 4 hours before Sexual intercourse. The dosage and length of the treatment is based on your medical condition, response to the treatment and other medicine that you may be taking. Swallow the tablet whole rather than chewing or crushing it in your mouth as it may release all the drug in your mouth which increases the risk of side effects. Discuss all the other medicines that you might be taking along with these meds for the same or different reasons. Follow the medical prescription carefully and inform your doctor in case of any exception or confusion.

Side effects

Aparts from common side effects observed during medication of both drugs, all other serious side effects that unusually occurs are often similar. Some of those similar unusual side effects include rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), trouble breathing, severe dizziness, decrease or loss of hearing, sometimes with ringing in the ears, sudden decreased vision, including permanent blindness, in one or both eyes, prolonged erection, fainting, chest/jaw/left arm pain, etc.

Common side effects of Viagra.

Common side effects observed while medicating with Viagra are flushing, dizziness, upset stomach, headache, blurred vision sensitivity to light or trouble between blue and green color, etc.

Common side effects of Priligy

Common side effects observed while medicating with Priligy are fainting, dizziness, nausea or flushing may occur.

Time to take work

Viagra is a kind of medicine that is generally used to treat erection disorder in men. This medicine starts working within 30 minutes after the intake of medicine. Peak level of medicine is generally achieved within 1-2 hours after the intake of medicine. The effects usually last for 4 hours in which descending effects begin after 2 hours.

Priligy is a medicine that usually works for 8 out of 10 men. The peak plasma concentration levels are achieved within an hour after administration of dose. Ideally,  Priligy makes you last for 1-3 hours but in some cases, a 12 hour erection is also observed. Also the elimination of Priligy from the body is rapid.

Viagra and Priligy together

Viagra and priligy, both the medicine are expected to provide erection in men dealing with erectile dysfubnction or premature ejaculation. These medicine does not cause delay in ejaculation but provides easy and longer erection during sexual acitivity.

Both these medicine has side effect of lowering the blood pressure of the body during their action. Consumption of both these medicine together is expected to increase the risk of hypotention(low blood pressure) more than usual. Such abnormally low blood pressure could result in symptoms such as fainting.

Therefore it is advisable to not consume priligy along with medicines such as Viagra or Cialis together. However, consuming these drugs with specific delay prescibed by the doctor is generally safe as well as effective.


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