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DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It shrinks the size of the enlarged prostate gland to relieve symptoms like pain and difficulty in passing urine.

DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is to be taken by mouth with or without food. The dose and duration of the medicine should be taken as per prescription. An overdose of it may cause harm to your health. It is better to take the medicine at the same time each day and it must be swallowed as a whole. It may take some time for the medicine to act upon the symptoms, so it is important to take the medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy of the medicine.

This medicine is usually well tolerated. However, it may cause some mild sexual side effects such as low sexual drive, trouble getting and maintaining an erection (impotence), decrease sperm count, etc. Some people may also experience allergic reactions such as itching, rashes, and swelling of the lips or face. If you experience any of these side effects, consult your doctor without delay.

Before starting the treatment, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any medication for any health condition. Remember not to donate blood for six months after taking the last dose of this medicine.

Uses of DavaIndia Tablet

Side effects of DavaIndia Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of DavaIndia

  • Low sexual desire
  • Impotence
  • Allergic reaction
  • Decreased sperm count

How to use DavaIndia Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How DavaIndia Tablet works

DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It blocks an enzyme which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow. As a result, it helps to shrink the prostate and relieve the symptoms like difficulty in passing urine.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take DavaIndia Tablet?

If you miss a dose of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet to shrink the enlarged prostate and reduce the risk of urinary retention.
  • It may take 3 to 6 months to see the full beneficial effect of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet. Hence, continue taking the medicine as advised by your doctor.
  • DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet is usually well tolerated. However, it may produce some mild sexual side effects such as low sexual drive.
  • Do not donate blood for 6 months after taking the last dose of DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Androgen Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking DavaIndia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Inbec
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I am taking dutasteride 0.5mg from last 9 months for preventing hair loss as prescribed by a dermatologist. Is it safe to continue further.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Tab. Keraglo Men once daily for 3 months. Hair spray Qilib Men Solution 6-8 sprays once daily at night for one month. Increase protein diet& green leafy vegetables.Anaphase Shampoo / VICHY DERCOS Energising (Anti- Hair Loss) Shampoo. Blood Test- Haemoglobin, Thyroid. If Bald Patches:- Tugain 5% Solution for application 1ml at night for one month.
I have 52 gm enlarged prostate. Previously I was taking Flotral. Now, as per doctor's advice taking Flotral-D .These increases urination and better uroflowmetry .Now, doctor advising for operation . Please suggest whether I should go for operation or any other medicine can improve.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
Try silodosin with dutasteride 8mg for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet to work?

DavaIndia Dutasteride 0.5mg Tablet starts working within a few days of taking this medicine, and you may notice a constant improvement in your symptoms. However, for some patients, this medicine may take around 3-6 months to work. You should keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

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References

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  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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DavaIndia Corporate Office- 1, Near Batliboi, Unity Industrial Estate, Pandesara, Udhna, Surat, Gujarat 394210
Country of Origin: India
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