Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule

icon
Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule

iconPrescription Required
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Pregnancy
165.9
₹16.59/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Sterdu Capsule

uses

Uses of Sterdu Capsule

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

Side effects of Sterdu Capsule

Common

Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

uses

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

How Sterdu Capsule works

Sterdu 0.5mg capsule 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

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.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sterdu 0.5mg Capsu
le during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Driving
SAFE
Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wit
h 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.
...
+more
icon
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.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, Fixtral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Dutasteride, 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 for Sterdu 0.5mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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.
+more

Substitutes for Sterdu Capsule

Dutride 0.5mg Capsule
Swati Spentose Pvt Ltd
₹13.5/Capsule
save 19%
Veltride 0.5mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹16.0/Tablet
save 4%
₹20.2/Capsule
22% costlier
Dutagen 0.5mg Soft Gelatin Capsule
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹21.9/Soft Gelatin Capsule
32% costlier
Dutas 0.5mg Capsule
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹21.93/Capsule
32% costlier
Top Physicians
doctor
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.7
doctor
4.4
doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
cross img