DUTAPROST 0.5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DUTAPROST 0.5mg tablet

Dutasteride(0.5mg)

food interaction for DUTAPROST tablet

alcohol interaction for DUTAPROST tablet

pregnancy interaction for DUTAPROST tablet

lactation interaction for DUTAPROST tablet

medicine interaction for DUTAPROST tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dutaprost 0.5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dutaprost 0.5mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DUTAPROST 0.5mg tablet

    Dutasteride(0.5mg)

    Dutaprost tablet uses

    Dutaprost 0.5mg tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

    How dutaprost tablet works

    Dutaprost 0.5mg tablet 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.

    Common side effects of dutaprost tablet

    Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR DUTAPROST 0.5MG TABLET

    Patients taking DUTAPROST 0.5MG TABLET

    • 95%
      Once A Day
    • 5%
      Twice A Day

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    Expert advice FOR DUTAPROST tablet

    Do not start or continue furosemide and consult your doctor:
    • If you have liver disease.
    • If you have to undergo prostate specific antigen assay.
    • If you notice breast enlargement and tenderness.
    • If a woman comes in contact with leaking dutasteride capsules she should Wash  the affected area immediately with soap and water.
    Use a condom during sexual intercourse. Do not donate blood while taking dutasteride and for at least 6 months after your treatment ends. Dutasteride can be carried in the blood and could cause birth defects, if a pregnant women receives a transfusion with blood that contains dutasteride. Consult your doctor if you notice an unusual rash, swelling in your mouth, tightness in your chest, or trouble breathing.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DUTAPROST 0.5mg tablet

    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
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    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 Dutasteride with Tamsulosin?
    Yes, Dutasteride 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 Dutasteride decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)