New Pill Stops Sex From Stopping Short
Priligy intended to prevent premature ejaculation
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 26, 2010 1:25 PM CDT
Updated May 1, 2010 8:46 AM CDT
   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – The wait is over for British men who want a pill that should help them last a lot longer. Priligy, a drug designed to prevent premature ejaculation, launched in the country this week, reports the Daily Mail. When taken 1 to 3 hours before sex, the pill has been shown to help the men who suffer from the condition last three times as long.

By adjusting serotonin levels in the brain, Priligy gives men more control over when they climax—and that increased control can last up to 24 hours, a detail that might make the price tag easier to justify: The drug goes for about $40 per pill.

More From Newser
My Take on This Story
To report an error on this story,
notify our editors.
First pill that will stop sex ending prematurely on sale is...
9%
22%
10%
4%
52%
2%
Show results without voting
You Might Like
Comments
Showing 3 of 57 comments
David
May 4, 2010 10:51 PM CDT
This is ridiculous, 40$ a pill? First it's viagra with $17 a pill and now this... they're out their minds. For anyone who is remotely thinking about this DO NOT DO IT. What happens in 3 months/years when you find out all the side effects. I recommend STAIHARD as a owner of two myself - absolutely no side effects and it'll only take a couple of these pills to own the damn thing forever. http://www.staihard.com / seriously, no side effects, i am 56 and can go for a while without taking breaks because STAIHARD allows me to.
ende
May 2, 2010 9:01 PM CDT
"I'm taking the woman I love to the back of my car, and I won't be back for 5 minutes!" -Homer Simpson
rickson
May 1, 2010 11:04 PM CDT
Just got done reading another article about abortion before reading this.... awkward