About Avodart 0.5mg Capsules

Medication Name Avodart 0.5mg Capsules
Medication Form Capsule
Used For Treating hair loss
Active Ingredients Dutasteride
Size 30 tablets
Patient Information Leaflet https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6758.pdf

What is Avodart 0.5mg Capsules?

Avodart 0.5mg Capsules is a medication that contains the active ingredient Dutasteride. It belongs to a group of medicines called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. These capsules are small and easy to swallow, making them suitable for daily use.

What is Avodart 0.5mg Capsules used for?

Avodart 0.5mg Capsules is primarily used for the treatment of hair loss, specifically male pattern baldness. It works by preventing the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a hormone that can cause hair follicles to shrink and eventually stop producing hair. In addition to treating hair loss, Avodart may also be used to treat an enlarged prostate.

How does Avodart 0.5mg Capsules work?

Avodart 0.5mg Capsules works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme called 5-alpha reductase. This enzyme converts testosterone into DHT, which can cause hair follicles to shrink. By blocking this enzyme, Avodart reduces the levels of DHT in the body, allowing hair follicles to recover and hair to regrow.

Who is Avodart 0.5mg Capsules suitable for?

Avodart 0.5mg Capsules is suitable for adult men suffering from hair loss or an enlarged prostate. It is not suitable for women or children. People with liver disease or those allergic to Dutasteride should not take this medication. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new medication.

How to take Avodart 0.5mg Capsules

  • Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not chew or open the capsule.
  • It can be taken with or without food.

You should take Avodart 0.5mg Capsules once a day. The length of treatment varies depending on the individual, but it is usually taken for at least six months to treat hair loss.

Buy Avodart 0.5mg Capsules online from a UK pharmacy

You can buy Avodart 0.5mg Capsules online from our online hair loss clinic by completing a free consultation. Once reviewed by a licensed pharmacist, your prescription will be issued and your medication delivered in discrete packaging.

Avodart 0.5mg Capsules Side Effects

Like all medications, Avodart 0.5mg Capsules can cause side effects.

Common Side Effects

  • Difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Ejaculation problems

Uncommon Side Effects

  • Heart failure
  • Depression

Serious Side Effects

  • Allergic reactions
  • Swelling of the face, tongue or throat

For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.

Avodart 0.5mg Capsules Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Each capsule contains 0.5mg of Dutasteride.

Other ingredients: The capsules also contain microcrystalline cellulose, lecithin, gelatin, glycerol, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide.

Important Information

  • Do not take Avodart 0.5mg Capsules if you are allergic to Dutasteride or any of the other ingredients.
  • Women, children, and adolescents should not handle Avodart 0.5mg Capsules, especially if they are pregnant or could be pregnant.
  • Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.