Duodart 500/400 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) dutasteride + tamsulosin. On this page you will find out more about Duodart 500/400, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: dutasteride + tamsulosin
Information for medicine and pack size:
Duodart 500/400 modified release capsule, 30
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Duodart is indicated for the management of moderate to severe symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Table of characteristics
Oblong, hard-shell capsules with a brown body and an orange cap imprinted with GS 7CZ in black ink
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|Dosage Form||Capsule, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
30 capsule (100 mL bottle): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
7 capsule (40 mL bottle): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
90 capsule (200 mL bottle): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 February 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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