Avodart

Generic Avodart

(Dutasteride)

Avodart capsules is used for the treatment of increased prostate dimensions also known under the name of Benign prostate hyperplasia- BPH.

Package
Price
Per Pills
Savings
0,5 mg x 10 pills
$20.99
$2.10
$0.00
Next orders 10% discount
0,5 mg x 30 pills
$52.99
$1.77
$9.90
Next orders 10% discount
0,5 mg x 60 pills
$95.99
$1.60
$30.00
Next orders 10% discount
0,5 mg x 90 pills
$128.99
$1.43
$60.30
Next orders 10% discount
0,5 mg x 120 pills
$154.99
$1.29
$97.20
Next orders 10% discount
0,5 mg x 180 pills
$209.99
$1.17
$167.40
Next orders 10% discount
+ Free standard airmail service
0,5 mg x 360 pills
$276.99
$0.77
$478.80
Next orders 10% discount
+ Free standard airmail service
Product Description

Avodart capsules are used for the treatment of increased prostate dimensions also known under the name of Benign prostate hyperplasia- BPH. It represents a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland caused by excessive production of a hormone named dihydrotestosterone.

The active ingredient is Dutasteride.

Common use.

Increased dimensions of the prostate gland may lead to urinary disorders like difficulty to urinate, weak and slow urinary jet. If untreated, this affection may result in an acute urinary retention. Avodart’s principle of action consists in limiting the production of dihydrotestosterone. In this way the sizes of the prostate diminish and symptoms get alleviated.

Administration and dosage.

You should follow thoroughly your prescription label. The healthcare expert has established the most appropriate dosage and duration of treatment for your specific health condition.

The usual dose of Avodart capsules is 1 soft capsule taken with a glass of water. It should be swallowed as it is, without being opened or chewed. Otherwise you will have mouth and throat pain. Avodart may be taken with or without food.

Keep in mind that usually the treatment is for a long period, sometimes for at least 6 months.

Precautions and warnings.

Pregnant women should be extremely careful with the broken Avodart capsules. They should not touch them at all because the medication will be absorbed through the skin. In case if a woman is pregnant with a male fetus, then he runs the risk of developing genital disorders or malformations. Additionally, small amount of dutasteride is found in the sperm. In such way, if your partner is pregnant or you assume she could be pregnant please consider using a condom during sexual intercourse. 

Regarding male’s fertility: please be aware that during the treatment with Avodart capsules male fertility might be reduced.

Driving and machinery use: it is less probable for this medication to influence your capacity of performing such activities.

Contraindications.

Not everybody can administer this medication. If you suffer from any of the health conditions below, then refrain from taking Avodart capsules:

  1. allergy to dutasteride, soya, peanuts or to some other component of this drug
  2. hypersensitivity to some other drugs with the same action, for example finasteride
  3. liver impairment
  4. renal disorders requiring dyalisis
  5. women, teenagers, children

Side effects.

From the most comon side effects associated with Avodart capsules use we can mention the following ones:

  1. incapacity of obtaining and maintaining an erection
  2. decreased libido
  3. ejaculation disorders
  4. gynecomastia- enlargement or hypersensitivity of men’s breast
  5. hair growth or loss- generally on the body
  6. skin eruptions with itching

Drug interaction.

Some drugs may interact with Avodart capsules potentiating the side effects it causes:

  1. drugs for high blood pressure (verapamil or diltiazem)
  2. drugs for HIV/AIDS (ritonavir or indinavir)
  3. antifungal drugs (ketoconazol)
  4. antidepressants
  5. alpha-blockers (for enlarged prostate or for hypertension)

Consequently, you ought to inform your doctor about all the medications you are taking currently, have stopped taking recently or intend to take in the nearest future.

Missed dose.

In order to avoid skipping doses it is a good habit to take your drug at the same hour every day. However, if you forgot to take one capsule, just continue with your regular schedule.

Overdose.

If by any chance you overdose the Avodart capsules please seek medical help.