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Duprost 0.5mg Capsule

Duprost 0.5mg Capsule

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
228.53*
MRP 268.86
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Duprost 0.5 MG Description

Duprost Capsule is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with enlarged prostate. It is a condition characterized by urinary problems such as difficulty in passing urine, voided urin

e, pain while urinating, etc. Duprost Capsule contains dutasteride as its active ingredient. Avoid handling Duprost Capsule with bare hands, as it can get absorbed through the skin. This medicine releases in semen and if gets exposed to the growing fetus it may adversely harm the growing fetus. This medicine may alter sperm motility, counts, and can also cause harm to the growing fetus if it is exposed to the affected semen. If pregnant women come in contact with the capsule, the contact area should be washed immediately with soap and water.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹228.53
You Save₹40.33 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDutasteride(0.5 Mg)
UsesBenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Side effectsErectile dysfunction, breast enlargement, dizziness, altered sexual activiity
TherapyDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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uses

Uses of Duprost 0.5 MG

Duprost Capsule is used to symptomatically treat Benign Prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate.
contraindications

Contraindications of Duprost 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to dutasteride or any other ingredient of Duprost Capsule.
  • If you have a severe liver disorder.
  • If you are a woman, child and adolescent.
sideEffects

Side effects of Duprost 0.5 MG

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Difficulty in ejaculation
  • Decreased sperm count
  • Breast enlargement
  • Dizziness
  • Altered sexual activity
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Duprost 0.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Duprost Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Duprost Capsule is specially designed for men. Pregnant women should not come in contact with this medicine, as it gets absorbed via skin and can adversely affect growing fetus. Thus, pregnant women should avoid contact with this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Duprost Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Duprost Capsule is specially designed for men. It should not be used by nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Duprost Capsule?
A:
Duprost Capsule does not alter the driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Duprost Capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol with Duprost Capsule as may lead to an increase in the side effect.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver problems, your doctor may advise a few liver function tests before and during the course of treatment.
  • You are sexually active.
  • Your partner is pregnant, exposing her to your semen may adversely affect your baby.
  • You are undergoing prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, as Duprost Capsule may alter the results.
  • You notice or experience any lump in the breast or discharge from the nipple, pain and breast enlargement, after taking this medicine.
  • Duprost Capsule should not be used in children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Duprost 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Dutasteride lowers the production of dihydrotestosterone by blocking the enzyme 5 alfa reductase, responsible for the enlargement of the prostate. Thus, helps in improving the symptoms of BPH such as ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Duprost 0.5 MG

Duprost Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doc...
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interactions

Interactions of Duprost 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Duprost Capsule works, or dutasteride itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for eg. to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain kil...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Duprost 0.5 MG

  • Store below 30°C in the original package.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pet.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Duprost 0.5 MG

Overdose

If you feel you have taken too much of this medicine then consult your doctor or visit a nearby hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Do not stop ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Duprost Capsule?

A: Duprost Capsule is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with enlarged prostate in men. Symptoms of BPH are difficulty in urination, frequent urge to go to urination, dribbling of urine.

Q: Is Duprost Capsule affects the fertility?

A: Yes, Duprost Capsule affects the sperm characteristics such as decreases the motility, count and volume of the semen. Thus, it indirectly affects fertility.

Q: Is Duprost Capsule a steroid?

A: No, it is not a steroid. It belongs to a class of medications called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It works by blocking the production of a natural substance that enlarges the prostate.
Product Details
Brand
DUPROST
Expires on or After
29/09/2023
Last Updated on: 27 May 2022 | 10:58 PM (IST)
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