Avodart (Dutasteride)

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

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How to buy Avodart (Dutasteride) online?

Avodart can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page on CanadianPharmacyOnline.com.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Avodart is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order Avodart (Dutasteride) from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Avodart Cost

How much does Avodart (Dutasteride) cost?

Avodart 0.5mg – 90 Capsules

  • Average US retail price – $732.19
  • Our price – $207.00

Dutasteride 0.5mg – 90 Capsules

  • Average US retail price – $386.97
  • Our price – $51.00

Above shows the price comparison of brand and generic Avodart 0.5mg between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

We provide both the brand and generic of Avodart 0.5 mg capsules. The cost for brand Avodart is $207 for 90 capsules, which comes out to $2.77 per capsule. The cost for generic Avodart is $51 for 90 capsules, which comes out to $0.68 per capsule.

What is the lowest price of Avodart per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $2.30/unit for Avodart 0.5mg capsules at a quantity of 90 capsules.


Is this price for Avodart without insurance?

The above listed prices are without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However we will give you an official receipt in case it can qualify for a reimbursement from your insurer. We are also unable to adjudicate with U.S. insurance providers.


Why is Avodart cheaper from Canada than the United States?

Prices of medications ordered from Canada are internally controlled by the respective government. This differs from the US as it is a free market economy and pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem a product is worth. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we source medications from these countries.


Avodart Coupon

Is there an Avodart (Dutasteride) coupon available?

Sorry, we do not have an Avodart (Dutasteride) coupon available at this time.

Avodart Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Avodart available?

Avodart is available as a lower cost generic known as Dutasteride.

How much cheaper is the generic Avodart?

The lowest price of Dutasteride per unit is $0.57/unit for the 0.5mg capsules at a quantity of 90 capsules.

What is the difference between brand and generic Avodart?

The manufacturer of brand Avodart is GlaxoSmithKline Inc. based out of Turkey and the manufacturer of generic Dutasteride is UK Various Generics out of the UK. Both are considered therapeutically equivalent.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. Avodart will be shipped from the U.K. to the U.S. within 7 to 10 business days. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. There are no shipping charges.

How much does shipping cost?

Standard shipping with Canadian Pharmacy Online is free.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill RX

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Avodart (Dutasteride)

What is Avodart? 

Avodart is a prescription medication that is classified as a 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor.


What is Avodart used for? 

Avodart is a 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor used for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is used as monotherapy or in combination with Flomax to help improve the symptoms of BPH, decrease the risk of acute urinary retention, and decrease the risk of any BPH-surgery.

How does it work?

It inhibits the conversion of testosterone to 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT); DHT is responsible for the initial development and enlargement of the prostate gland.


How to take Avodart?

Take your Avodart by mouth with or without meals. Be sure to swallow the capsule whole. Do not break open or chew the medication.

What dosages are available?

Avodart comes as both brand  and generic 0.5 mg capsules.

What is the recommended dosage?

The recommended dosage for BPH in men is 0.5mg by mouth once daily.

What is the maximum dosage?

The max recommended dosage is 0.5mg daily.

What if I miss a dose?

Take your dose of Avodart as soon as possible, but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule. Never double doses.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Avodart?

Use with caution in patients with hepatic dysfunction.

Carefully monitor therapy in patients with a large residual urinary volume or severely decreased urinary flow for obstructive uropathy. These patients may not be candidates for Avodart. Weigh risk vs. benefits.

Avoid donating blood during or for the first 6 months following discontinuation of therapy due to risk of administration to the transfusion recipient who is pregnant.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Avodart?

The most common side effects include:

  • Decreased libido, gynecomastia, increased luteinizing hormone, increased testosterone level, increased thyroid stimulating hormone level
  • Impotence, ejaculatory disorder

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Avodart.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Monitor therapy (Risk Category C) when using Avodart with any strong CYP3A4 inhibitors due to risk of an increased concentration of Avodart.

This is not a full list of potential drug-drug-interactions. Speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about drug-drug-interactions.


How should this medication be stored?

Store at 25°C  (77°F). Excursions are permitted to be stored at 15-30°C (59-86°F).

Do not handle if pregnant or may become pregnant as Avodart is absorbed through the skin and there could be a potential for absorption.

Pharmacist Tips

  • Take with or without food.
  • Take the capsule whole, do not break open or chew the capsule.
  • Do not handle the medication if pregnant or may become pregnant.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Avodart FAQ

Q: Does Avodart shrink the prostate?

Yes. Dutasteride is a 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor. This results in the inhibition of testosterone converting to dihydrotestosterone and suppresses the serum dihydrotestosterone levels.

Q: Does Avodart prevent prostate cancer?

When 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors were compared to placebo, they showed a reduction in overall incidence of prostate cancer, although an increase in incidence of high-grade prostate cancers have been observed. 5 alpha reductase inhibitors are not approved for the prevention of prostate cancer in the U.S.

Q: Does Avodart decrease prostate specific antigen (PSA)?

Yes. It causes about a 50% reduction in PSA levels within 3-6 months of therapy.

Q: Does Avodart cause cancer?

An increase in incidence of high-grade prostate cancers have been observed with 5 alpha reductase inhibitors.

Q: Does Avodart lower testosterone levels?

Dutasteride prevents testosterone from converting to dihydrotestosterone.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.