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Avodart

dutasteride
Dutasteride is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate. Dutasteride helps improve urinary flow and may also reduce your need for prostate surgery later on. Dutasteride may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
dutasteride
DRUG TYPE
5-alpha-reductase inhibitors

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Dutasteride should never be taken by a woman or a child.

Dutasteride can cause birth defects if a woman is exposed to it during pregnancy. Dutasteride capsules should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or may become pregnant.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Avodart capsule 0.5 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Dutasteride capsule 0.5 mg

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