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Finasteride

Propecia, Proscar (finasteride) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Finasteride was first approved as Propecia on 1992-06-19. It is used to treat alopecia, hirsutism, prostatic hyperplasia, and prostatic neoplasms in the USA. The pharmaceutical is active against 3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid 4-dehydrogenase 2. In addition, it is known to target aldo-keto reductase family 1 member D1.

 

Trade Name

 

Propecia, Proscar
 

Common Name

 

finasteride
 

ChEMBL ID

 

CHEMBL710
 

Indication

 

alopecia, hirsutism, prostatic hyperplasia, prostatic neoplasms
 

Drug Class

 

Steroids (androgens, anabolics); testosterone reductase inhibitors

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