Dute 0.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Dute Tablet
Dute 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Dute Tablet side effects
Common
  • Decreased libido
  • Decreased semen volume
  • Impotence
How to use Dute 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. Dute 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Dute Tablet works
Dute 0.5 mg 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.
Dute Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dute 0.5 mg Tablet 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 Dute 0.5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Dute 0.5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Dute 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dute 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dute 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dute 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dute 0.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Dute Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Dute 0.5 mg 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 Dute 0.5 mg 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 Dute 0.5 mg Tablet. Hence, continue taking the medicine as advised by your doctor.
  • Dute 0.5 mg 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 Dute 0.5 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dute with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok
MODERATE
Brand(s): Finidin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Benikite
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimpod
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dute

My doctor has prescribed me dute 0.5mg and pretihair with morr f 5% for my alopecia is the dute tab gonna help me with hair loss or gonna make it worse,I have a condition of sexually active and my be that's y dht level is high,so should I stop doing sex etc or is it OK?
Dr. Dharamvir Singh
Skin Specialist
U should hv as much sex as possible , wash ur hair daily with shampoo, dute is generally not a preferred drug because of few side effects .
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FAQs

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

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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T-Annexe', Plot no. 2, Opp. Harbinger Group & AUDI Pune, S. No. 45, Baner, Pune 411045
MRP
125
10 tablets in 1 strip
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