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Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule

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Composition for Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule

Potentiallyunsafewith
Pregnancy
MRP
133.66
₹13.37/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Dupecia Capsule

Uses of Dupecia Capsule

Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dupecia Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Dupecia are Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

How to use Dupecia 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. Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dupecia Capsule works

Dupecia 0.5 mg 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 Dupecia Capsule

Expert advice for Dupecia Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule 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 Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule. Hence, continue taking the medicine as advised by your doctor.
  • Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule 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 Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule.
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Dupecia Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Dupecia Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dupecia 0.5 mg 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 Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dupecia 0.5 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Dupecia Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Dupecia 0.5 mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Dupecia 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 Dupecia with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Dupecia 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 Dupecia decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Dupecia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Dupecia with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Dupecia with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Dupecia with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Dupecia with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Dupecia with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Dupecia with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Dupecia with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Dupecia with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Dupecia with Nelfinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Dupecia with Miconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Dupecia with Nimodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Caldip, Nimocer
Dupecia with S-Amlodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Dupecia with Lercanidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Dupecia with Nitrendipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Dupecia with Cilnidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Dupecia with Nifedipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin
Dupecia with Benidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Dupecia with Amlodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Amlodipine: Amom, Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod, Espin, Amcard, Esamlo, Amwa, S Amlort, Argopres

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