Dutas 0.5mg Strip Of 30 Capsules
Dutas 0.5mg Strip Of 30 Capsules

Dutas 0.5mg Strip Of 30 Capsules

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Dutasteride(0.5 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

Medical Description

Dutas 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 urine, ...
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Uses of Dutas 0.5 MG

Dutas capsule is used to symptomatically treat Benign Prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate.

Contraindications of Dutas 0.5 MG

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

Side effects of Dutas 0.5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Dutas 0.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dutas capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Dutas 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.

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dutas capsule?
A:
Dutas capsule does not alter the driving ability.

Alcohol

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

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 Dutas 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.
  • Dutas capsule should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Dutas 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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Directions for Use of Dutas 0.5 MG

Dutas 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 docto...
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Interactions of Dutas 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dutas 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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Storage and disposal of Dutas 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 of Dutas 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 Dutas capsule?

A: Dutas 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: Are Dutasteride and Tamsulosin both the same?

A: No, both the medicines are prescribed in the patient of BPH, but both works by a different mechanism. Dutasteride decreases the production of a hormone known as dihydrotestosterone, while tamsulosin does not block the production of the hormone, rather just improves the symptoms. Thus, your doctor will prescribe you the best suited medicine based on your disease condition and severity.

Q: Is Dutas capsule affects the fertility?

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

Q: Is Dutas tablet 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.

Q: What is the composition of Dutas 0.5 tablet?

A: The composition of Dutas 0.5 tablet includes dutasteride as its active ingredient.

Q: What are the side effects of Dutas tablet?

A: Erectile dysfunction, breast enlargement and dizziness are a few side effects of Dutas tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.
Product Details
Brand
DUTAS
Expires on or After
29/11/2023

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ContainsDutasteride(0.5 Mg)
UsesBenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Side effectsErectile dysfunction, breast enlargement, dizziness, altered sexual activiity
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 12:22 AM (IST)
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