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General Information on Dutasteride And Tamsulosin

Generic Name : Dutasteride And Tamsulosin

Pronunciation : doo-TAS-ter-ide- tam-SOO-loe-sin

Latest prescription information about Dutasteride And Tamsulosin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Dutasteride And Tamsulosin

International- Jalyn.

Why is Dutasteride And Tamsulosin Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor and alpha-blocker, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Dutasteride prevents the production of a natural substance that enlarges the prostate where as Tamsulosin relaxes the muscles in the prostate.

When should Dutasteride And Tamsulosin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in children, pregnant women, who are taking another alpha-blocker, anti-fungals, HIV protease inhibitors, antibiotics, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Dutasteride And Tamsulosin?

The recommended dosage is 1 capsule (0.5 mg dutasteride and 0.4 mg tamsulosin hydrochloride) taken once daily.

How should Dutasteride And Tamsulosin be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth approximately 30 minutes after the same meal each day.

What are the warnings and precautions for Dutasteride And Tamsulosin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, or kidney problems, high or low blood pressure, prostate cancer, urinary tract disease, urinating problem, severe allergic reaction, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, lightheadedness, or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

It should not be used in children.

Rarely patient may experience prolonged, painful erection; if it is so consult with your physician.

Avoid donating blood to others during the treatment period.

What are the side effects of Dutasteride And Tamsulosin?

   Most Common : Impotence, decreased libido, breast disorders, ejaculation disorders, erectile dysfunction and dizziness.

What are the other precautions for Dutasteride And Tamsulosin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Dutasteride And Tamsulosin?

Store at 25C.

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