|Manufacturer||Dr. Reddy, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Capsules||US$ 0.87||US$ 26.50|
|60 Capsules||US$ 0.81||US$ 48.508%US$ 53.00|
|90 Capsules||US$ 0.74||US$ 66.5016%US$ 79.50|
Dutas capsules are used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate) to shrink the prostate and reduce the risk of urinary retention caused due to enlarged prostate glands. Improving symptoms of BPH with this medicine also reduces the need for surgery. This drug is also used to treat male pattern hair loss known as androgenetic alopecia it increases the hair growth and prevents further hair loss from all areas of the scalp, including the front. This can reverse balding in men with mild to moderate hair loss, but does not restore hair that has been lost for a long time. This medication is not used to treat hair loss in women.
Dutasteride is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Dutas capsules. 5-Dutasteride is an alpha-reductase inhibitor, used to treat enlarged prostate gland in men. Women, children or adolescents must not take it.
Dutasteride is 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It specifically inhibits the action of the enzyme 5?-reductase, that converts the male hormone testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), it is the androgen that is primarily responsible for the development and growth of the prostate gland. DHT is also found in hair follicles this medicine also reverses the balding process as it blocks the build-up of DHT in the hair follicles of the scalp, allowing the hair to grow normally.
Do not use this for any other infection without consulting with the doctor. You must let your doctor know in advance about your medical history and the list of all medications which you may be using, especially these ones: verapamil, diltiazem, ritonavir, itraconazole, nefazodone, and alpha-blockers. However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details here is quite difficult about this drug. There may be other medications that may cause drug interactions. Never start a new medication without asking a doctor.
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and rash are the common side effects of Dutas. If any of these effects continue for a long time or deteriorate, contact your doctor immediately. Dutas may rarely cause serious side effects such as: sudden numbness, weakness, severe headache, chest pain, inability to get an erectile, lower sex drive, lower sperm count, benign liver tumor, restlessness, tiredness, low mood, swelling breast, weakening of the bones, and liver cancer.
Always take dutasteride 0.5 mg as per your doctor’s recommendations. Do take it regularly, check with your doctor if you are not sure. The medicine is for oral use, you may take it either before or after consuming food. Your doctor may instruct you to take the capsule once daily. Swallow lit with a glass full of water without chewing or crushing it. Use it regularly to get maximum out of it. The drug may get absorbed into the skin and may harm your unborn baby. Therefore, women who are pregnant or plan to conceive should consult their doctor before taking Dutas capsules.