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DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL

Prescription Required

Primary uses of DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL

Potentiallyunsafewith
Pregnancy
DISCONTINUED
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule

Uses of Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule

DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule side effects

Common

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

How to use Durize Soft Gelatin 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. DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule works

DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL 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 Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule

Expert advice for Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule

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

What if you miss a dose of Durize Soft Gelatin Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of DURIZE 0.5 MG SOFTGEL, 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 Durize Soft Gelatin 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 Durize with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Durize 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 Durize decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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