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Dutagen (Dutasteride) 0.5mg

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Dutagen (Dutasteride) 0.5mg

Buy Dutagen 0.5mg (Dutasteride), Dutasteride is used to relieve symptoms caused due to enlargement of prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)) and to reduce risk of acute urinary retention (AUR) and need for surgery in patients with moderate to severe symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Dutagen 0.5mg (Dutasteride)

Dutasteride is used for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). This is when the prostate is enlarged in men and causes problems with urinating. Dutasteride is similar to Finasteride (the active ingredient in Propecia and Proscar) with the way that it inhibits DHT. Dutas (Generic Dutasteride) shrinks the enlarged prostate over time and brings relief from the symptoms commonly associated with BPH.

Uses

Dutasteride is used to relieve symptoms caused due to enlargement of prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)) and to reduce risk of acute urinary retention (AUR) and need for surgery in patients with moderate to severe symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

How it works

Dutasteride belong to a class of medications called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It works by blocking the production of a natural substance (dihydrotestosterone) that enlarges the prostate.

Dosage

Take dutasteride exactly as directed by your doctor. Take each dose with a full glass of water and swallow the Capsules whole. Do not chew, crush or break the Capsules. Dutasteride can be taken with or without food.

Side effects

Dutasteride side effects include impotence (trouble getting or keeping an erection), a decrease in libido (sex drive), breast enlargement and tenderness (gynecomastia), a decrease in the amount of semen released during sex. These side effects usually decrease or disappear with continued usage, or stopping the medication altogether.

Precautions

Do not stop taking dutasteride without first talking to your doctor. While some men have fewer problems and symptoms after 3 months of treatment with dutasteride, a treatment period of at least 6 months is usually necessary to see if treatment with dutasteride will be beneficial. Women who are or who may become pregnant must not handle dutasteride Capsules. The medication can be absorbed through the skin and may cause birth defects in the unborn baby. Do not donate blood until at least 6 months have passed since the last dose of dutasteride is taken to prevent pregnant women from receiving dutasteride through blood transfusion.

Expert advice

Do not start or continue furosemide and consult your doctor:
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have to undergo prostate specific antigen assay.
  • If you notice breast enlargement and tenderness.
  • If a woman comes in contact with leaking dutasteride Capsules she should Wash  the affected area immediately with soap and water.
Use a condom during sexual intercourse. Do not donate blood while taking dutasteride and for at least 6 months after your treatment ends. Dutasteride can be carried in the blood and could cause birth defects, if a pregnant women receives a transfusion with blood that contains dutasteride. Consult your doctor if you notice an unusual rash, swelling in your mouth, tightness in your chest, or trouble breathing.

Frequently asked questions

Dutasteride

Q. Is dutasteride a hormone/antiandrogen?
No, it belongs to class of medication called called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors.
 
Q. Is dutasteride safe?
Dutasteride is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
 
Q. Is dutasteride same as finasteride?
Dutasteride and finasteride belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response.
 
Q. Is dutasteride better than finasteride?
Dutasteride and finasteride belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response.
 
Q. Is dutasteride cytotoxic?
No, it is not cytotoxic.
 
Q. Is dutasteride a generic drug?
Yes, it is a generic drug.
 
Q. Does dutasteride increase or decrease testosterone/ weight loss/hair loss / depression/shredding?
Dutasteride may cause hair loss. Increase or decrease in testosterone, weight loss depression and shredding is not observed clinically Patients should follow doctor’s advice regarding possible side effects.
 
Q. Does dutasteride help in preventing hair loss?
No, it may cause hair loss.
Manufacturer Ranbaxy Pharma, India
Equivalent Brands Avodart
Composition Dutasteride
Discontinue Url No
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