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fi·nas·ter·ide

 (fə-năs′tə-rīd′)
n.
A synthetic androgen inhibitor used primarily in men for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and androgenetic alopecia.

[fin- (alteration of (al)ph(a-reductase) in(hibitor)) + (az)aster(oid), steroid containing azine (alteration of azo- + steroid) + (am)ide.]
Translations

finasteride

n finasterida
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Medical records disclosed last month by Trump's White House doctor noted a 1-milligram daily dose of Propecia, a drug to combat male-pattern baldness.
He also takes Propecia to combat male pattern hair loss.
Navy medic Ronny Jackson, who has just done his first physical since taking office, revealed the President has a Propecia tablet daily to fight baldness.
White House doctor Ronny Jackson said the US president uses a drug called Propecia - which has previously been linked to sexual problems.
Meanwhile, Professor Choi clarified that their findings were different from existing studies like MSD's Propecia (finasteride), which simply slows down hair loss and cannot be applied to subjects with no hair follicles left.
Along with surgical procedures and grafts for hair restoration, the hair loss treatment manufacturing industry includes companies that produce oral and topical treatments, the most popular of which are Propecia and Rogaine.
which is sold as Propecia and it is believed to lower prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels and is used for treating male-pattern hair loss.
Hair loss therapies consist of anything from the FDA authorized hair loss medicine called Propecia or Rogaine to all-natural hair loss therapies as Rogaine to hair transplant surgical procedures.
Hagens Berman is seeking information from others who have taken Propecia and experienced these side effects.
Fallon specializes in microscopic follicular unit transplantation (FUT) and follicular unit extraction (FUE) hair transplantation for men and women, as well as medical hair loss therapies such as Minoxidil, Propecia, laser hair therapy, ACell and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections.
It's also sold in a lower dose as Propecia to treat hair loss.
Finasteride is taken as a tablet and is sold as Propecia in the UK, costing about PS50 a month.