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Finasteride


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Finasteride inhibits the body's production of an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase, which is needed to convert testosterone to another androgen called 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Finasteride is a white powder that can be dissolved in alcohol or chloroform but is very difficult to dissolve in water. Both Proscar and Propecia are manufactured as coated tablets to be taken by mouth.




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