Brand name: Dutasteride (Apo) TM
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Active ingredients: dutasteride
What it is used for
This medicine is indicated for use as monotherapy for the management of symptomatic benign prostatic,hyperplasia (BPH) or as combination therapy with an alpha blocker which is approved for use in BPH and,which has been dose titrated in accordance with the relevant recommendations in the product information,for that alpha blocker.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
An oily colourless to pale yellow liquid absent of visible particles and/or crystals in a pale yellow oblong gelatin capsule printed with with 'A 0.5' on one side in red ink
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on May 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient dutasteride
This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems