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Avodart: Oral capsule

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Avodart 0.5mg Cap
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: GX CE2 
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Avodart 0.5mg Cap
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: GX CE2 

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Avodart: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
1.24%
98.76%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.04%
0.66%
12.72%
86.59%
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