Drug for premature ejaculation due to be in high demand

It has been available in Australia since July on private prescription and can be prescribed by GPs with tablets costing between $12 and $15.

Although Menarini does not intend applying for a PBS listing, Austin Hospital’s Professor Damien Bolton expects the number of men asking for the short-acting SSRI to increase.

“The word on the street is that it is available and I think it is something that could easily be prescribed by GPs.”