Classification and Mode of Action
Dutagen contains Dutasteride as the active ingredient which is a 5 alpha-reductase enzyme inhibitor. It blocks the enzyme α-reductase that is responsible for the conversion of the hormone testosterone to DHT (dihydrotestosterone). DHT is a hormone involved in the enlargement of the prostate. When its levels are reduced the enlarged prostate shrinks in size.
Looking after your drug
Store it at room temperature away from moisture and direct heat.
How to take the medication?
Take it by mouth as advised by your doctor.
The usual recommended dose is 0.5 mg once in a day.
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