Dutas prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in your body. DHT is active in the progression of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Dutas is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in males with an enlarged prostate. Dutas helps improve urinary flow and may even also lower your need for prostate surgery at a later date.
Dutas is oftentimes given with another medication called tamsulosin (Flomax).Dutas doubles for other purposes.
Take the same manner prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for over recommended. Follow the directions on your own prescription label.
Take dutas having a full glass of water.
Dutas could be taken with or without food.
Do not chew, crush, or open a dutasteride capsule. Swallow the capsule whole. Dutas can bother your lips, mouth, or throat if the capsule continues to be broken or opened prior to deciding to swallow it. It may take up to 6 months of using this medicine before your symptoms improve. For best results, keep with all the medication as directed. Do not stop taking dutasteride without actually talking to a medical expert.
Store dutasteride at room temperature from moisture and warmth. Dutas capsules can be soft and leaky, or they might stick together if they get too hot. Do not use any capsule that is cracked or leaking.
Get emergency medical help if you have some of these signs of a hypersensitive reaction: hives; breathlessness; swelling of your respective face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious negative effects can include:
decreased libido (sexual libido);
decreased amount of semen released during intercourse;
impotence (trouble getting or keeping an erection); or
breast tenderness or enlargement.
This is not a complete listing of unwanted side effects and others may occur.
Tell your physician about all other medicines you have, especially:
conivaptan (Vaprisol);imatinib (Gleevec);isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);an antibiotic for example clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), or telithromycin (Ketek);an antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend);an antidepressant like nefazodone;heart or blood pressure medication like nicardipine (Cardene) or quinidine (Quin-G); or HIV/AIDS medicine for example atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra).
This list just isn't complete and also other drugs may communicate with dutasteride. Tell a medical expert about all medications you have.
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