What is Dutas (Dutasteride) used for?
Dutas (Dutasteride) treats urination problems, such as excessive urination or difficulty urinating caused by an enlarged prostate. It can help to improve the flow of urine and also reduced the need for surgery. This drug works by preventing a natural substance that enlarges the prostate (dihydrotestosterone) from being produced. This drug is also used by many patients to help treat male pattern baldness.
How should I use Dutas (Dutasteride)?
Patients using Dutas (Dutasteride) to treat hair loss should discuss the proper dosage with their physician, and follow all directions provided to them. If you are using it to treat an enlarged prostate, you should take one capsule per day. This drug may be taken with or without food. It will normally take 3 to 6 months for the full effects of this drug to be noticed.
What are the side effects of Dutas (Dutasteride)?
When Dutas (Dutasteride) capsules are taken, some side effects may occur, including:
It is important that patients are aware of all possible side effects before taking this drug, and that they seek the necessary medical advice if any serious side effects occur.
Under no circumstances should this drug be taken by women who are pregnant or children. If you are pregnant, you should also be aware that this drug may be absorbed through the skin. In order to avoid this, pregnant women should avoid handling the capsules.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Duprost (Dutasteride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.