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(Science: chemical) (5 alpha,17 beta)-n-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-4-azaandrost-1-ene-17-carboxamide. An orally active testosterone 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor. It is used as a surgical alternative for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Pharmacological action: enzyme inhibitors.

chemical name: 4-Azaandrost-1-ene-17-carboxamide, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-, (5alpha,17beta)-

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Post Finasteride Syndrome - A Silenced AR signal

The folks at the propeciahelp board are desperately trying to cure themselves of Post Finasteride Syndrome (PFS). PFS seems to be a case of a silenced AR signal. Men took propecia ( finasteride 1mg) for hairloss to block DHT. When they stopped, the DHT came flooding ...

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by SecondAmendment
Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:26 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Post Finasteride Syndrome - A Silenced AR signal
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Views: 1358

Finasteride and Letrozole (Inhibition of 5-AR & Aromatase)

I was recently prescribed Finasteride (5-AR inhibitor) to help with my thinning hair. I plan on taking either 1 mg or .5 mg daily. I know gynecomastia will be an issue so I also plan on taking the aromatase inhibitor Letrozole. I want ...

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by user376
Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Finasteride and Letrozole (Inhibition of 5-AR & Aromatase)
Replies: 1
Views: 1869

The Fiber Disease

... of the distress that the patient expresses should influence the clinician’s decision to treat the hair disorder. For example, the decision to use finasteride in a male patient with a borderline clinical state of androgenetic alopecia may hinge on the amount of distress the patient suffers from ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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