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Dutaone Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Dutaone Tablet

Dutaone Tablet side effects

Common
  • Decreased libido
  • Decreased semen volume
  • Impotence

How to use Dutaone 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. Dutaone Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dutaone Tablet works

Dutaone 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.

Dutaone Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dutaone Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dutaone Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Dutaone Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dutaone Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dutaone Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dutaone Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dutaone Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dutaone Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Dutaone Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dutaone 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Dutaone 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 Dutaone Tablet. Hence, continue taking the medicine as advised by your doctor.
  • Dutaone 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 Dutaone Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dutaone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cilniright
MODERATE
Brand(s): Samwell
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dutaone

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am having Benign prostate & have two stents . but recently, lack of desire & arousal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi kindly start taking Chandraprabha vati 1-1 tablet morning evening after taking food with milk or water daily
What is hyperplasia nd wht a treatment
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
Mr. PATIENT is not a medical condition, it's just a histological term mentioned in pathology reports
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Dutaone to work?

Dutaone 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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