What is Dutasteride?
Dutasteride Capsule is used for Acute urinary retention, Symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia in men and other conditions. Dutasteride Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Dutasteride Capsule contains Dutasteride as an active ingredient.
Dutasteride Capsule works by inhibiting the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone.
Dutasteride Capsule Uses
Dutasteride Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Acute urinary retention
· Symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia in men
Dutasteride Capsule - Composition and Active Ingredients
Dutasteride Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Dutasteride Capsule - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Dutasteride Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Decreased libido
· Breast enlargement
· Breast tenderness
· Ejaculation disorders
Dutasteride Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Dutasteride Capsule improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Inhibiting the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone.
Dutasteride Capsule - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Dutasteride Capsule, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Breast enlargement and tenderness
· Comes in contact with leaking of capsules
· Do not donate blood when using this drug and for 6 months after use
· Do not donate blood while on treatment
· Infection of the prostate
· May affect sperm count
· May cause prostate cancer
· May consider having a prostate exam
· Not for use in women
· Pregnant women