Avodart (dutasteride) prevents the conversion of androgenic hormone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) within the body. DHT is concerned within the development of benign ductless gland dysplasia (BPH).
Avodart is employed to treat benign ductless gland dysplasia (BPH) in men with associate enlarged prostate. It helps improve urinary flow and will additionally scale back your want for prostate surgery in a while.
Avodart is usually given with another medication known as tamsulosin (Flomax). take care to browse the medication guide or patient directions given every of your medications.
Avodart can also be used for functions unlisted during this medication guide.
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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Avodart: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Less serious side effects may include:
decreased libido (sex drive);
decreased amount of semen released during sex;
impotence (trouble getting or keeping an erection); or
breast tenderness or enlargement.
The recommended dose of AVODART is 1 capsule (0.5 mg) taken once daily.