Introduction to Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet
Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It shrinks the size of the enlarged prostate gland to relieve symptoms like pain and difficulty in passing urine.
Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration of the medicine should be taken as per prescription. An overdose of it may cause harm to your health. It is better to take the medicine at the same time each day and it must be swallowed as a whole. It may take some time for the medicine to act upon the symptoms, so it is important to take the medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy of the medicine.
This medicine is usually well tolerated. However, it may cause some mild sexual side effects such as low sexual drive, trouble getting and maintaining an erection (impotence), and decrease sperm count. Some people may also experience allergic reactions such as itching, rashes, and swelling of the lips or face. If you experience any of these side effects, consult your doctor without delay.
Before starting the treatment, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any medication for any health condition. Remember not to donate blood for six months after taking the last dose of this medicine.
Uses of Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
How to Use Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet
How Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet Works
Side Effects of Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet
Common Side Effects
- Decreased sperm count
- Decreased libido
- Ejaculation disorder
- Breast enlargement in male
- Breast tenderness in male
Use of Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What If You Forget To Take Dutaheal Tablet?
Ans. If you miss a dose of Dutaheal 0.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
2. How Long Dose It Take For Dutasteride To Work ?
Ans. Dutasteride starts working within a few days of taking this medication, and you may notice a constant improvement in your symptoms. However, for some patients, this medicine may take around 3-6 months to work. You should keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
3. Is Dutasteride Better Than Finasteride?
Ans. Finasteride blocks 70% of DHT; whereas Dutasteride blocks 90+% Studies show that Dutasteride is slightly more effective at blocking testosterone from converting into DHT – the hormone that causes male pattern baldness.