Brand name(s): Avodart
DescriptionWomen of childbearing potential should not use or handle dutasteride capsules. Dutasteride can cause birth defects in male fetuses.
Dutasteride (du-TAS-tur-ide) is used to treat men who have symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland.
Dutasteride blocks an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase, which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow. As a result, the size of the prostate is decreased. The effect of dutasteride on the prostate lasts only as long as the medicine is taken. If it is stopped, the prostate begins to grow again.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:
- Capsules (U.S.)
Last Revised: 12/13/2004
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Anyone have exp. w/ online pharmacies???????
I got on an online pharmacy (from overseas, w/out a prescription), and typed up an order just to see the cost. This was about 2 months ago. I stopped at the credit card part, did not complete the order. I recieved a email aasking me to complete my oreder by providing credit card info, but I just deleted it. A few days ago, I recived a brown envelope w/ unmarked pills in it. Now note or bill or description. Nothing. A retuen handwritten address from Brazil. I neer sent payment so don't know why they would send them. Any ideas??????????
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