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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.]
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finasteride

n finasterida
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Veru is also advancing new drug formulations in its specialty pharmaceutical pipeline addressing unmet medical needs in urology such as the Tadalafil and Finasteride Combination (TADFIN) for the administration of tadalafil 5mg and finasteride 5mg combination formulation dosed daily for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
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Tadalafil is currently approved for treatment of BPH and erectile dysfunction and finasteride is currently approved for treatment BPH and male pattern hair loss.
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FDA proved two drugs - Minoxidil, to treat hypertension and finasteride (Propecia) to treat benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH).
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Due to concerns about long term effects of hormonal suppression, he was recently transitioned to finasteride, which he has been taking without recurrence of priapism for over 2 months.
The controversial hair loss medication finasteride is said to be the secret behind US President Donald Trump's bizarre hair.
Adverse Effects and Safety of 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors (Finasteride, Dutasteride): A Systematic Review.
Objective: To determine the effects of topical finasteride 0.5% on the results of diode laser therapy in the treatment of hirsutism.