AGLANDIN

Brand name authorized in: Austria

Active ingredients

The drug AGLANDIN contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):

1 Dutasteride
UNII O0J6XJN02I - DUTASTERIDE

Dutasteride reduces circulating levels of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) by inhibiting both type 1 and type 2, 5α-reductase isoenzymes which are responsible for the conversion of testosterone to DHT.

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2 Tamsulosin
UNII 11SV1951MR - TAMSULOSIN HYDROCHLORIDE

Tamsulosin binds selectively and competitively to post-synaptic α1-adrenoreceptors, prevailingly their subtypes designated α1A and α1D. Thus relaxation of smooth muscles of the prostate and urethra is achieved, which leads to a reduction of tonus and an improvement of the urinary flow.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Tamsulosin and dutasteride
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G04 Urologicals → G04C Drugs used in benign prostatic hypertrophy → G04CA Alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists
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