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, pain while urinating, etc. Dutas capsule contains dutasteride as its active ingredient. Avoid handling Dutas 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....
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.