This product is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH).
Duodart Capsules 30's (Dutasteride, Tamsulosin)
Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, runny/stuffy nose, sexual problems (such as decreased sexual interest/ability, ejaculation problems, decrease in the amount of semen/sperm), testicle pain/swelling, increased breast size, or breast tenderness may occur. Sexual problems have continued in some men even after stopping treatment. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
It is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to dutasteride (e.g., angioedema) or any ingredient in the preparation. Cross-sensitivity with other 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors is possible.
Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to dutasteride or tamsulosin; or to finasteride; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: low blood pressure, certain eye problems (cataracts, glaucoma).
Do not donate blood while you are taking this medication and for at least 6 months after you stop taking it. This will prevent the possibility of your blood being given to a pregnant woman.
It may take up to 4 weeks to notice an improvement in symptoms. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks or if they worsen.
This drug is known to cause issues during pregnancy, therefore please do not take this drug if you are pregnant.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: other alpha blocker drugs (such as prazosin, terazosin).