FAQs ABOUT DUTAS CAPSULE
What is the use of DUTAS CAPSULE?
DUTAS CAPSULE is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in adult men. It helps in the shrinkage of an enlarged prostate and reduce the unpleasant symptoms associated with BPH.
Can DUTAS CAPSULE helps to urinate easily?
DUTAS CAPSULE shrinks the size of an abnormally enlarged prostate which obstructs urine flow in patients with BPH. As a result, it improves urine flow and reduces pain or discomfort while passing urine.
Can DUTAS CAPSULE help to dissolve kidney stones?
No. DUTAS CAPSULE is only used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. It cannot dissolve kidney stones. However, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can the use of DUTAS CAPSULE reduce hair fall?
DUTAS CAPSULE is intended to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. It is not recommended for use in reducing hair fall. However, consult your doctor before taking it.
Can the use of DUTAS CAPSULE affect my sexual life?
DUTAS CAPSULE may cause problems in sperm release (ejaculation) or decrease in sex drive. These side effects are usually temporary and disappears once therapy has been stopped. However, consult your doctor if they trouble you.
Can the use of DUTAS CAPSULE cause prostate cancer?
DUTAS CAPSULE may increase the risk of prostate cancer over prolonged use. Therefore, take DUTAS CAPSULE only as advised by your physician. During treatment with DUTAS CAPSULE, your doctor will regularly monitor your serum PSA levels (prostate specific antigen) to rule out risk of unwanted side effects.
I wish to father a child. Can I use DUTAS CAPSULE?
Before taking DUTAS CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you are planning to have a baby, because it can be found in the semen of men taking it. Both pregnant women and women of child-bearing potential must not be exposed to this medicine either through direct handling or through semen, because it may harm to the unborn baby. Men taking DUTAS CAPSULE should use condom during sexual intercourse to prevent seminal exposure of DUTAS CAPSULE to their partners. They must also avoid donating their blood while on therapy with DUTAS CAPSULE and until at least 6 months after stopping the therapy to prevent the exposure of dutasteride to a pregnant female transfusion recipient.
Can DUTAS CAPSULE cause infertility?
DUTAS CAPSULE does not make you infertile. However, it can reduce sex drive or can cause few problems in ejaculation. These side effects are usually temporary and disappears once therapy is stopped. However, consult your doctor if they trouble you. Also, take DUTAS CAPSULE only for the stipulated duration mentioned by your doctor to avoid the risk of side effects.
Can the use of DUTAS CAPSULE make me feel dizzy?
DUTAS CAPSULE may make you feel dizzy or faint especially while changing position. Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling dizzy. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your dizziness. Consult your doctor if your dizziness worsens.
Who should not take DUTAS CAPSULE?
Do not take DUTAS CAPSULE if you have prostate cancer. It is not recommended for use in children and adolescents aged below 18 years. It should be used with caution in elderly patients. Women who are pregnant or think they may be pregnant should not come in contact with DUTAS CAPSULE as it may cause serious harm to the growing fetus. Before taking DUTAS CAPSULE inform your doctor if you any liver or kidney problems.
What is the best time to take DUTAS CAPSULE?
Take DUTAS CAPSULE regularly at the same time each day. It can be taken in the morning or at night with or without meals as instructed by your doctor.
What are the side effects of DUTAS CAPSULE?
The most common side effects of taking DUTAS CAPSULE are low sex drive, impotence, difficulty in reaching orgasm, low sperm count and problems in ejaculation. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects trouble you.
How long will it take for DUTAS CAPSULE to show the results?
It may take around 4 weeks for DUTAS CAPSULE to show results. However, this period may vary from patient-to-patient depending upon their disease condition. Therefore, continue to take this medicine as advised by your doctor.
What to do if I forgot to take a dose of DUTAS CAPSULE?
If you have missed a dose of DUTAS CAPSULE, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of DUTAS CAPSULE to compensate the missed ones.
Can I stop taking DUTAS CAPSULE once my symptoms subside?
Do not stop taking DUTAS CAPSULE without consulting your doctor. Make sure to take this medicine for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.