Duties – T (Dutasteride/Tamsulosin) is a medicine that contains two active ingredients which are Dutasteride and Tamsulosin. The medicine is available as a strip containing ten capsules with each of the ten capsules containing 0.4mg of Tamsulosin and 0.5mg of Dutasteride. It is used in treating enlarged prostrates; a medical condition medically referred to as benign prostatic hyperplasia. It has also been successfully used in treating male pattern baldness with is hair loss in men. In some instances, Duties – T (Dutasteride/Tamsulosin) is used to inhibit DHT.
How to use Dutas-T
Duties – T (Dutasteride/Tamsulosin) treats enlarged prostrates by relieving symptoms normally related to is as such including difficulty in making urine begin to flow and frequent urinations. Before starting to take Dutas-T, read carefully and understand well all the instructions provided by your physician. Whenever you are unsure of anything, confirm from your doctor or pharmacist on its correct use. To benefit from the medicine, use it strictly as instructed by your physician. Dutas-T is available as tablets, and you should not chew, split or crush the capsules but rather take them whole. The medicine should be taken orally, and this could be with or without food. Remember to give yourself anywhere between 3 to 6 months before starting to notice any improvements on your condition so practice patience.
Use only the prescribed dosages by your physician. Do not reduce or increase the dosage irrespective of how your symptoms respond to its use. For each dose you take, take a full glass of water together with the capsules. This should be independent of whether you have taken the medicine with or without food.
Dutas-T Side Effects
When using Dutas-T, you may experience some side effects. These may include; impotence (difficulties in achieving or maintaining an erection), lower sex drive, enlargement and increased the tenderness of the breasts and a significant decrease in the volume of semen released during sex. These symptoms may disappear after a while with continued usage or an abrupt stop to using the medicine. However, if they persist or become worse, consult your physician immediately. Depending on the condition you are treating and its severity as well as dosage prescribed to you, you may experience different side effects from those listed here. Talk to your physician for full details on side effects you mostly will experience and how to handle them effectively.
This medicine is for use only by men and should never be prescribed for women or children. Do not start on Dutas-T unless prescribed to you by your doctor. Talk to your physician about medications (prescribed and non-prescribed) you have been using including herbal medications and supplements. You should also share your medical history with your physician so that they may ascertain your suitability in using this medicine. Dutas-T may contain inactive ingredients that may trigger allergic conditions in your body. Talk to your physician about all your allergies before having surgery or starting to use Dutas-T. Once you have started using the medicine, do not donate blood, not at least after six months after you have actively stopped using the medicine.