Tamsulosin + Dutasteride

    Information about Tamsulosin + Dutasteride

    Tamsulosin + dutasteride uses

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

    How tamsulosin + dutasteride works

    Tamsulosin is a selective ?-1 adrenoceptor blocker. It blocks ?-1 adrenoceptors, which are abundant in the prostate,prostatic capsule, prostatic urethra, and bladder neck, resulting relaxation of these adrenoceptors in the bladder neck and prostate. Thus, there is an improvement in urine flow rate and reduction in symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). Dutasteride inhibits 5 ?-reductase, the enzyme responsible for conversion of testosterone to 5?-dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT appears to be the principal androgen responsible for stimulation of prostatic growth.

    Common side effects of tamsulosin + dutasteride

    Pharyngitis, Postural hypotension (low blood pressure), Back pain, Breast tenderness, Breast enlargement, Chest pain, Cough, Decreased libido, Ejaculation disorder, Headache, Infection, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Running nose, Sinus inflammation, Sleeping for unusually long periods, Weakness, Vertigo, Dizziness

    Available Medicine for Tamsulosin + Dutasteride

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    Content on this page was last updated on 22 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)