DUCEPT CAPSULE

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Composition for DUCEPT CAPSULE

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Primary uses of DUCEPT CAPSULE

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Medicine Overview of Ducept Capsule

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Uses of Ducept Capsule

DUCEPT CAPSULE is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Ducept Capsule side effects

Common

Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

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How to use Ducept Capsule

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. DUCEPT CAPSULE may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ducept Capsule works

DUCEPT CAPSULE 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.

In Depth Information on Ducept Capsule

Expert advice for Ducept Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ducept 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 Ducept. Hence, continue taking the medicine as advised by your doctor.
  • Ducept 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 Ducept.
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Ducept Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Ducept Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
DUCEPT CAPSULE is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of DUCEPT CAPSULE during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
DUCEPT CAPSULE does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
DUCEPT CAPSULE is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of DUCEPT CAPSULE may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
DUCEPT CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DUCEPT CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of DUCEPT CAPSULE is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Ducept Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of DUCEPT CAPSULE, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ducept Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Dutasteride

Q. Is dutasteride safe?
Dutasteride is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is dutasteride better than finasteride?
Dutasteride and finasteride belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is dutasteride a generic drug?
Yes, it is a generic drug
Q. Does dutasteride help in preventing hair loss?
No, it may cause hair loss.
Q. Is dutasteride a hormone/antiandrogen/steroid?
No, it belongs to class of medication called called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
Q. Is dutasteride same as finasteride?
Dutasteride and finasteride belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response
Q. Is dutasteride cytotoxic?
No, it is not cytotoxic
Q. Does dutasteride increase or decrease testosterone/ weight loss/hair loss / depression/shredding?
Dutasteride may cause hair loss. Increase or decrease in testosterone, weight loss depression and shredding is not observed clinically Patients should follow doctor's advice regarding possible side effects
Q. Can I take Ducept with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Ducept can be taken with Tamsulosin. This combination is safe, well tolerated and works well in decreasing the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Tamsulosin relaxes the bladder muscles and provides immediate relief by helping in free passage of urine and Ducept decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Ducept with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ducept with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Ducept with Nelfinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nelvir
Ducept with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket, KZ, Exket, Ketoza
Ducept with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fluzole, Vinfem, Fazol, Zomav, Flutas, Efcan, Onecan, AF, Fungonil, Ntfung, Afflu, Flukem, Q Can, Fungicip, Stefazol, Faze, Nazole, Fluzol, Forcan Plus, Fungid Best, Flucan, Odcan, Canawar, Flusyst, Tricon, Fluri, V Can, Cozen, Zerocan, Sifcan, Nucon, Fole, Flucoric, Flutis, Flugee, Tucanozol, Vulcan, Fluzant, Flucess, Fludoc, Fluco, Mucon, Albican, Phozol, Triben F, Adifung, Futiza, Flutican, Ultican, Angloflu, Ozus, Endida, Flucovar, Nixican, Surfaz O, Fungibid, Fumycin, Fungina, Flustan, Syscan, Myzole, Nipcan, Flucowin, Glenflu, Flucide, Fungiban, Manilin, Gocan, Jucan, Theozole, Fluzen, Staflu, Canzika, Flutec, Pracan, Candigyl, Fuspin, Fluza, Fungipar, Locan, Lodogel, Fluent, Atcan, Alucon, Cazole, Lifecon, Nucan, Antif, Fluson, Fungikem O, Fludon, Fonazole, Flucona, Trican, Fuzol, Aglocon, Fluoc, Utican, Flucole, Kozole, Zefun, Acroflu, Flair, Fludar, Fluzon, FZ, Flunaz, Scasis, Solcan, Fconaz, Flutrox, Syfun, Funaz, Zolcan, Zocon Inf, Antican O, Lodo, Adcon, Clozole V6, Flucopride, Logican, Fluc, Zolen, F Con, Flucol P, Flumed, Flucofit, Fluconorm, Zecon, Fcn, Depxit, Nuconazole, Fungicon, Flucaz, Floret, Trucand, Fluxan, Freek, Flucalup, Flustate, Fusys, Fungid, Fluxit, Fluzide, Markzole, Forcan, Sancan, Fungisanf, Saf F, Venzol, Fluact, Uco, Odicon, Fluka, Floroxan, Flu Z, Fluna, Flunac, Fluconex, Fluneon, Mcstat, Fungi, Flucolab, Freecan, Flumet, Vilzole, Adecon, Falcon, Fedil, Flunova, Neocan, Fzhh, Hinzole, Fungo, Fluconij, Flumit, Con, Mycosure, Flz, Sysflu, Fungal F, Monila F, Hilzol, Intawin, Flucobig, Flucina, Fluher, Fungiset
Ducept with Sertaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Sertazol V
Ducept with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax, Empetus
Ducept with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Ducept with Saquinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saquinavir: Maximune, Saquin
Ducept with Atazanavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Atazanavir: Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
Ducept with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt, Clotrilin, Can V6
Ducept with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Ducept with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Ducept with Nitrendipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Ducept with Clinidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clinidipine: Nelovin Forte
Ducept with Lacidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Ducept with Lercanidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez, Larpin
Ducept with Benidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack
Ducept with Nimodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Ducept with Nifedipine
MODERATE
Ducept with S-Amlodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Ducept with Felodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Felodipine: Plendil, Felogard

Substitutes for Ducept

No substitutes found for this medicine
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