Dutasteride

Details About Generic Salt ::  Dutasteride 

Main Medicine Class:: Genito Urinary System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Drugs For Prostate Disorders

10C. DRUGS FOR PROSTATE DISORDERS in 10. GENITO-URINARY SYSTEM
DUTASTERIDE
5ALPHA-REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, SEX HORMONE | DRUGS FOR BPH
PK: M: Hepatic E: Feces

Indications & Dose: BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA PO Adult 500µg/day alone (6 months required to assess the benefits of drug) or with tamsulosin

Contra: Hypersensitivity, women of childbearing potential, children

ADR: Serious: immune system disorder, impotence, Others: decreased libido, ejaculation disorder, breast disorder, dyspepsia, gynecomastia

DDI: Serious Ciprofloxacin/Cimetidine/Diltiazem/Ketoconazole/Ritonavir/Verapamil decreases drug clearance & increases its level

Diet: With full glass of water

Monitor: Fluid intake & output, baseline PSA level, urinary urgency/frequency

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