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Dutas 0.5mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Dutasteride
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Dutas 0.5mg Capsule is a medication used for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is also prescribed to patients for treatment of androgenetic alopecia. This also decreases the effect of symptoms such as difficulty in urination, weak stream, and frequent urge to urinate. Dutas 0.5mg Capsule comes as an oral capsule, consult your doctor regarding the dosage.

Some minor side effects noticed in patients taking this medication are abnormal ejaculation, inability to have or keep an erection, decreased sexual performance, lack of desire for intercourse, pain, soreness, swelling, or discharge from the breasts. It can also lead to some serious side effects such as sexual dysfunction, depression, testicle swelling, difficulty breathing.

It can also increase the risk of prostate cancer. Allergic reaction to this medication can cause itching and rash. Seek immediate medical attention in case of any discomfort from this medication. Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or allergic to any of the ingredients. Consult a doctor before using Dutas 0.5mg Capsule if you have heart failure, urinary tract problems, or problems urinating; have a history of abnormal liver function, have had prostate cancer; you are allergic to any other medicine or food items.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Urologist before using this medicine.

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

  • Decreased Libido

  • Decreased Semen Volume

  • Impotence

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Dutaid 0.5mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Dutasteride, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Dutas 0.5mg Capsule is primarily used as a form of treatment for enlarged prostate in males and also has secondary functionalities. The drug restricts the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone. DHT is responsible for the swelling of the prostate.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Onabet Powder

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