Dutas prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) within the body. DHT is mixed up in continuing development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Dutas is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that face men with an enlarged prostate. Dutas helps improve urinary flow and may also decrease your requirement for prostate surgery later on.
Dutas may also be given with another medication called tamsulosin (Flomax).Dutas doubles for other purposes.
Take just as prescribed through your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or more than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Take dutas using a full glass of water.
Dutas might 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 when the capsule may be broken or opened when you swallow it. It may take as much as a few months utilizing this medicine before your symptoms improve. For best results, keep while using medication as directed. Do not stop taking dutasteride without talking to your physician.
Store dutasteride at room temperature far from moisture and also heat. Dutas capsules can be soft and leaky, or they could stick together whenever they get too hot. Do not use any capsule that's cracked or leaking.
Get emergency medical help when you have these warning signs of an allergic reaction: hives; lack of breath; swelling of your respective face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious negative effects can sometimes include:
decreased libido (sex drive);
decreased volume of semen released while having sex;
impotence (trouble getting or keeping a hardon); or
breast tenderness or enlargement.
This just isn't a complete list of unwanted side effects and others may occur.
Tell your physician about all the medicines you use, especially:
conivaptan (Vaprisol);imatinib (Gleevec);isoniazid (for treating tuberculosis);an antibiotic such as 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 hypertension medication such as nicardipine (Cardene) or quinidine (Quin-G); or HIV/AIDS medicine like atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra).
This list just isn't complete and other drugs may connect to dutasteride. Tell your medical professional about all medications you utilize.
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