Dutasteride


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Dutaster: Should be taken with food.
Tamsulosin hydrochloride: May be taken with or without food.
Tamsulosin hydrochloride: Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Women, childn and adolescents. Severe hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation.
Special Precautions
Mild to moderate hepatic impairment. Patient Counselling Avoid donating blood during treatment and for at least 6 mth following treatment cessation. Women, childn and adolescents must avoid contact w/ leaking cap. Monitoring Parameters Monitor prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels.
Adverse Reactions
Impotence, decreased libido, ejaculation disorder, breast disorders (e.g. tenderness, enlargement), breast cancer, hypersensitivity reactions (e.g. rash, pruritus, urticaria, localised oedema, serious skin reactions, angioedema), depressed mood, testicular pain and swelling, decreased prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration.
Drug Interactions
Plasma concentrations may be increased when used concomitantly w/ moderate or potent CYP3A4 inhibitors.
ATC Classification
G04CB02 - dutasteride ; Belongs to the class of testosterone-5-alpha reductase inhibitors. Used in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
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