DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)
Dutasteride is used for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). This is when the prostate is enlarged in men and causes problems with urinating. Dutasteride is similar to Finasteride (the active ingredient in Propecia and Proscar) in the way that it inhibits DHT. Dutas (Generic Dutasteride) shrinks the enlarged prostate over time and brings relief from the symptoms commonly associated with BPH.
WHAT IS USES FOR DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)?
HOW DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE) WORKS?
WHAT IS DOSAGE FOR DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)?
Take dutasteride exactly as directed by your doctor. Take each dose with a full glass of water and swallow the Tablets whole. Do not chew, crush or break the Tablets. Dutasteride can be taken with or without food.
WHAT IS SIDE EFFECTS FOR DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)?
Dutasteride side effects include impotence (trouble getting or keeping an erection), a decrease in libido (sex drive), breast enlargement and tenderness (gynecomastia), a decrease in the amount of semen released during sex. These side effects usually decrease or disappear with continued usage, or stopping the medication altogether.
WHAT IS PRECAUTIONS FOR DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)?
Do not stop taking dutasteride without first talking to your doctor. While some men have fewer problems and symptoms after 3 months of treatment with dutasteride, a treatment period of at least 6 months is usually necessary to see if treatment with dutasteride will be beneficial. Women who are or who may become pregnant must not handle dutasteride Tablets. The medication can be absorbed through the skin and may cause birth defects in the unborn baby. Do not donate blood until at least 6 months have passed since the last dose of dutasteride is taken to prevent pregnant women from receiving dutasteride through blood transfusion.
WHAT IS EXPERT ADVICE FOR DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)?
- If you have liver disease.
- If you have to undergo a prostate-specific antigen assay.
- If you notice breast enlargement and tenderness.
- If a woman comes in contact with leaking dutasteride Tablets she should Wash the affected area immediately with soap and water.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR DUTANOL 0.5MG (DUTASTERIDE)