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Dutas T Cap 15'S

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
15 Capsule(s) in Strip
387.86*
MRP 473.00
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
Inclusive of all taxes
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molecules
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Dutasteride(0.5 Mg) + Tamsulosin(0.4 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA

Medical Description

Dutas T Cap 15'S contains a combination of Tamsulosin and Dutasteride. It is used for the treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), a condition of the enlarged prostate gland in men. Dutas T Cap...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Dutas T Cap 15'S

  • To treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
contraindications

Contraindications of Dutas T Cap 15'S

  • If you are allergic to Tamsulosin, Dutasteride or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a liver disorder or liver function problem.
  • If you are allergic to soya and peanut.
  • If you experience giddiness or fall when you gradually get up from a sitting position.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dutas T Cap 15'S

  • Breast enlargement
  • Tenderness in breast
  • Dizziness
  • Low sexual drive
  • Ejaculation problem
  • Impotence
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dutas T Cap 15'S

How Does It Work?

  • Dutas T Cap 15'S has complementary mechanisms of action which improves the symptoms like the urinary flow and urinary retention related discomfort and also the need for surgery to remove the enlarged ...
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  • Tamsulosin helps in relaxing the prostate and bladder muscles whereas Dutasteride interferes with the formation of the hormone responsible for the enlarged prostate gland.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dutas T Cap 15'S

  • Dutas T Cap 15'S should be taken as instructed by your doctor.
  • It should be swallowed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water after the meal.
interactions

Interactions of Dutas T Cap 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dutas T Cap 15'S works, or this medicine 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.
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with Ketoconazole, Paroxetine, Verapamil, Diltiazem as there can be increased chances of side effects.
  • Your blood pressure can reduce if you are taking blood pressure-lowering medicines, you are on anaesthesia or taking sildenafil, prazosin along Dutas T Cap 15'S.
  • Long term use of this medicine with Ritonavir, Indinavir, Nefazodone, Itraconazole, Ketoconazole should be avoided.
  • Other medicines like Cimetidine, Diclofenac, Warfarin should not be used if you are taking Dutas T Cap 15'S.

Interactions with food items

Soya & Peanut
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dutas T Cap 15'S

  • Store below 30°C in the original container ...
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  • This medicine is absorbed through the skin ...
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dosage

Dosage of Dutas T Cap 15'S

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include dizziness, fainting and low blood pressure. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before taking Dutas T Cap 15'S?

  • It should not be given to a male below 18 years old.
  • Pregnant women should not touch this medicine as it gets absorbed through the skin and can cause harm to the foetus.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients of this medicine.

Q: Can Dutas T Cap 15'S be taken after consuming alcohol?

A: No, it would be best if you do not consume alcohol before taking this medicine as both of them have similar side effects like dizziness, drowsiness and a drop in blood pressure.

Q: Is Dutas T Cap 15'S safe in elderly patients?

A: Yes, it can be used in older men. Please discuss with your doctor about any underlying disease condition, any medication you are taking or any known allergy to components of Dutas T Cap 15'S.

Q: Why is Dutas T Cap 15'S withdrawn before cataract surgery?

A: You should stop taking Dutas T Cap 15'S before cataract surgery as there is a risk of getting a condition called intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) characterised by loss of muscle tone in the eye if you take or have taken Dutas T Cap 15'S.

Q: How long can Dutas T Cap 15'S be taken?

A: You should take this medicine for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own even if symptoms of the disease subsides.

Q: What are the side effects of prolonged use of Dutas T Cap 15'S?

A: Yes, most of the medicines, along with the desirable effects, sometimes give a few side effects. The most common side effects are dizziness, ejaculation problems, loss of libido, breast enlargement and tenderness and impotency.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:44 AM (IST)
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