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Drug information on Dutas (0.5 mg) (Dutasteride) from Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.

Dutas (0.5 mg)

  Capsule
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Dutasteride
 144.00
0.5mg
10 Capsules

Drug Name : Dutasteride

Dutasteride(Avodart ) generic Dutas (0.5 mg) is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor, prescribed for an enlarged prostate treatment. It blocks the production of a natural substance that enlarges the prostate and reduces the need for surgery.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dutas (0.5 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Dutas (0.5 mg)

  Genitourinary: Impotence, decreased libido, ejaculation disorders, breast tenderness, and enlargement.

  Heart:Heart Failure.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- 500 mcg daily (treatment for 6 month may be required before benefit is obtained).

How to use Dutas (0.5 mg)?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Dutas (0.5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe liver impairment; pregnant women, children, adolescent.

Warnings and Precautions for Dutas (0.5 mg)

Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver disease or prostate cancer.

• This drug only for men.

•Touching the contents of the capsules by pregnant female may harm to the fetus. Avoid touching the medication directly, if it does so wash properly.

Other Precautions for Dutas (0.5 mg)

Monitor patients with large residual urine volume.

Storage Conditions for Dutas (0.5 mg)

Oral: Store at 25°C.Store it in airtight container.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA



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