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Dutapar Tablet

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Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Dutapar 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.

Dutapar Tablet can be taken 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), and decrease sperm count. 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 Dutapar Tablet

Benefits of Dutapar Tablet

In Benign prostatic hyperplasia

When your prostate gland becomes enlarged it can cause urinary problems such as difficulty passing urine and the need to go to the toilet frequently or urgently. It can also cause urine flow to be slower. If not treated, there is a risk that your urine flow will be completely blocked. Dutapar Tablet works by relaxing muscles in the bladder and prostate. So, it can rapidly relieve the symptoms and make it easier for you to urinate. It also helps to treat uncontrollable contractions (spasms) of the bladder muscles that causes frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control passing of urine. It also relieves painful, or frequent urination and reduces urgency to urinate. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed for maximum benefits.

Side effects of Dutapar 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 Dutapar

  • Decreased sperm count
  • Impotence
  • Decreased libido
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Breast tenderness in male

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

How Dutapar Tablet works

Dutapar 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 Dutapar Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Dutapar 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dutapar Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Dutapar Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dutapar Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dutapar Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dutapar Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dutapar Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dutapar Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Dutapar Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dutapar 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.

All substitutes

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

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

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Androgen Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY
Action Class
5 alpha- reductase inhibitor (5ARI)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Dutapar 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
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
Serious
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Geoflu
Serious
Brand(s): Indease
Serious

Patient concerns

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What is hyperplasia nd wht a treatment
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Dermatology
Mr. PATIENT is not a medical condition, it's just a histological term mentioned in pathology reports
Sir please advice PSA very rise
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
It's benign enlargement of prostate
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References

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Opp Harni Vikas Samiti 390022 Vadodara Gujarat - India
Country of origin: India

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