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Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule

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Composition for Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule

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MRP
165.9
₹16.59/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sterdu Capsule

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Uses of Sterdu Capsule

Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Sterdu Capsule side effects

Common

Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

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How to use Sterdu 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. Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sterdu Capsule works

Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule 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 Sterdu Capsule

Expert advice for Sterdu Capsule

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

What if you miss a dose of Sterdu Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule, 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 Sterdu 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 Sterdu with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Sterdu 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 Sterdu decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Sterdu with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Sterdu with Atazanavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Atazanavir: Atazor, Atavir, Virataz
Sterdu with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fluzole, Vinfem, Fazol, Zomav, Flutas, Efcan, Onecan, AF, Fungonil, Ntfung, Afflu, Flukem, Q Can, Fungicip, Stefazol, Faze, Nazole, Fluzol, Forcan Plus, Fungid Best, Flucan, Odcan, Canawar, Flusyst, Tricon, Fluri, V Can, Cozen, Zerocan, Sifcan, Nucon, Fole, Flucoric, Flutis, Flugee, Tucanozol, Vulcan, Fluzant, Flucess, Fludoc, Fluco, Mucon, Albican, Phozol, Triben F, Adifung, Futiza, Flutican, Ultican, Angloflu, Ozus, Endida, Flucovar, Nixican, Surfaz O, Fungibid, Fumycin, Fungina, Flustan, Syscan, Myzole, Nipcan, Flucowin, Glenflu, Flucide, Fungiban, Manilin, Gocan, Jucan, Theozole, Fluzen, Staflu, Canzika, Flutec, Pracan, Candigyl, Fuspin, Fungipar, Locan, Lodogel, Fluent, Atcan, Alucon, Cazole, Lifecon, Nucan, Antif, Fluson, Fungikem O, Fludon, Fonazole, Flucona, Trican, Fuzol, Aglocon, Fluoc, Utican, Flucole, Kozole, Zefun, Acroflu, Flair, Fludar, Fluzon, FZ, Flunaz, Scasis, Solcan, Fconaz, Flutrox, Syfun, Funaz, Zolcan, Zocon Inf, Antican O, Lodo, Adcon, Clozole V6, Flucopride, Logican, Fluc, Zolen, F Con, Flucol P, Flumed, Flucofit, Fluconorm, Zecon, Fcn, Depxit, Nuconazole, Fungicon, Flucaz, Floret, Trucand, Fluxan, Freek, Flucalup, Flustate, Fusys, Fungid, Fluxit, Fluzide, Markzole, Forcan, Sancan, Fungisanf, Saf F, Venzol, Fluact, Uco, Odicon, Fluka, Floroxan, Flu Z, Fluna, Flunac, Fluconex, Fluneon, Mcstat, Fungi, Flucolab, Freecan, Flumet, Vilzole, Adecon, Falcon, Fedil, Flunova, Neocan, Fzhh, Hinzole, Fungo, Fluconij, Flumit, Con, Fluza, Mycosure, Flz, Sysflu, Fungal F, Monila F, Hilzol, Intawin, Flucobig, Flucina, Fluher
Sterdu with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Sterdu with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt, Clotrilin, Can V6
Sterdu with Nelfinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nelvir
Sterdu with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
Sterdu with Saquinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saquinavir: Maximune, Saquin
Sterdu with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax, Empetus
Sterdu with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket, KZ, Exket
Sterdu with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Sterdu with Sertaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertaconazole: Sertazol V
Sterdu with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Sterdu with Nifedipine
MODERATE
Sterdu with S-Amlodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Sterdu with Nitrendipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Sterdu with Clinidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clinidipine: Nelovin Forte
Sterdu with Benidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack
Sterdu with Nimodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Sterdu with Felodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Felodipine: Plendil, Felogard
Sterdu with Lacidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Sterdu with Lercanidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez, Larpin
One of the following vendor pharmacies will deliver Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule: ESY, NNP, 9T9, ANT, RSS, MLC, STA, TFP, PPR, MDO, HEX, BDN, NVL, HSP, EQN, PRN, GBL, RPP, NWP, NTB, GPT, MAK, SVS, JSL, TRP, DPP, QLF, UMP, AWS, USF, AMR, JVO, OLT, TNH, SDM, JVN, SPD, EVP, PEN, BSN, NVY, HAT, MDH, RKS, ENP, OIP, SRG, AVS, RSA, ABP, AYU, RHL, CLT, PLT, HZF, ZEL, JHC, PNT, BHS, SLN, SHC, TOM, SWA, OHM, VDH, NSL, BGS, SJP, THP, VNS, NDP, SHD, DVH, BTM, MAM, INC, LCC, AGT, BBS, EMB, ARD, RPI, ATL, BAL, HMP, DHR, MSD, ADT, GNC, BIO, LMS, BAP, BLE, UBL, GHR, PMA, GPP, HNP, BLS, NAS, PTI, JBT, VJS, SBA, ZVP, DZY, SGC, EPS, DGN, CHP, HTS, AAR, LHA, SMN, JIV, MPC, DAO, AAY, KIS, P2P, HIP, RDH, VRS, NXG, PWN, OWP, SSA, MAP, ATP, IPL, KMC, WHL, SAF, GTK, PVP, DHP, RJH, BHP, SBL, SCH, BMJ, FGH, RHW, DFP, IAD, AYM, SYN, NNH, HPC, SVH, RWP, MAX, DYG, SWP, MMS, RDR, QTM, HBV, GTC, KHC, WSI, KHH, HGI, RUS, SGH, ZPR, BHM

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