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Price of spray to help men last ’10 times longer’ slashed

The cost of a spray that aims to help men who suffer from premature ejaculation has been slashed to a fifth of the price.

The manufacturers of Fortacin have reduced the price tag from £99.99 to £19.99 – just in time for an anticipated sales boom at Christmas.

The product was created by Professor Mike Wyllie, one of the team of scientists who developed Viagra in the 1990s, who claims it could help men last up to 10 times longer in the bedroom.

The exclusive seller of the spray in the UK – Doctor-4-u.co.uk and Chemist-4-u.com which are the same company – began stocking it in March, and reports that since then sales have risen month-on-month.

A quick spritz kicks in after five minutes – faster than pills which can take up to an hour, and continued use is designed to improve sex over time. 

In trials, men who used Fortacin ahead of sex lasted on average five times longer following three months of use. 

The price reduction of Fortacin will be welcome news for sufferers of premature ejaculation – said to affect up to 40 per cent of men (stock image)

Reduces sensitivity

The spray contains low doses of two anaesthetics, reducing sensitivity in the tip of the penis to slow down stimulation and ejaculation.

According to manufacturers, it returns users’ sensitivity to ‘base’ level, rather than completely numbing the penis and removing all sensation entirely.

Up to 40 per cent of men suffer from premature ejaculation – defined by the International Society of Sexual Medicine as ejaculation ‘within a minute’ – at some point in their lives.

The condition, which mainly affects those between the ages of 18 and 60, is actually more common than erectile dysfunction, for which Viagra prescribed for.  

A GP can order the spray from the site for their patient, or a man can buy it directly himself – providing he passes a strict 12 point medical questionnaire that is vetted by an in-house doctor.

In either situation, the product is posted directly to the patient. 

Fortacin contains the anaesthetics lidocaine and prilocaine, designed to decrease sensitivity, and users are told to apply the spray directly to the penis immediately before intercourse.

A quick spritz kicks in after five minutes – faster than pills which can take up to an hour, and continued use is designed to improve sex over time. 

Fortacin contains low doses of two anaesthetics, reducing sensitivity in the tip of the penis to slow down stimulation and ejaculation

Fortacin contains low doses of two anaesthetics, reducing sensitivity in the tip of the penis to slow down stimulation and ejaculation

Trials showed after nine months, intercourse lasted 10 times as long – going from under a minute to the normal average of between eight and 10 minutes.

Shamir Patel, dispensing pharmacist for doctor-4-u.co.uk, explained that this time of year can be particularly important to people with the condition.

‘Christmas can feel like a lonely time for the thousands of men up and down the UK suffering from premature ejaculation,’ he said.

‘It can affect everyday life, resulting in shyness and social anxiety, making it difficult to form close relationships with women.

‘Premature ejaculation is the most common sexual dysfunction in men, yet many are simply too embarrassed to seek any help from their GPs.

‘This is why we think Fortacin has become so popular to buy online. We’re now selling at least 10 a week.’ 

VIAGRA OVER THE COUNTER: IMPOTENCE DRUG FOR SALE WITHOUT PRESCRIPTION

Men seeking Viagra will no longer need a prescription from their GP after health officials reclassified the drug.

For the first time, they will instead be able to buy it over the counter at chemists, as long as a pharmacist approves the little blue pills as safe for them to use.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that it is reclassifying Viagra Connect tablets following a public consultation.

Manufacturer Pfizer plans to get stocks of the medication into UK pharmacies by spring 2018.  

Viagra Connect will be made more widely accessible which experts say will encourage men with ED (stock image)

Viagra Connect will be made more widely accessible which experts say will encourage men with ED (stock image)

Experts say making the tablets more widely available will help sufferers of erectile dysfunction (ED) who might not feel able to visit their GP.

Officials hope the move will also help steer people away from buying drugs from websites operating illegally and selling unlicensed or counterfeit impotency medicines. 

Pharmacists will be able to determine whether treatment is appropriate for the patient and can give advice on ED, usage of the medicine, potential side effects and assess if further consultation with a GP is required.

But some men, including those with severe heart problems, those at high risk of heart problems, liver failure, kidney failure or those taking certain ‘interacting medicines’, will still need to be prescribed the drug under the supervision of a doctor.

The news comes after the cost of an erectile dysfunction pill that lasts up to eight times longer than Viagra was slashed by half – and could soon be available on prescription on the NHS.

A generic version of Cialis has launched in the UK after the brand’s patent ran out, opening up the market for cheaper versions.



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