Which medication is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor?

5-alpha-reductase inhibitors are a group of drugs that are used in the treatment of an enlarged prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia) and male pattern hair loss. Drugs in this class are finasteride (marketed as Proscar [finasteride 5 mg] and Propecia [finasteride 1 mg]) and dutasteride (marketed as Avodart).Oct 14, 2016

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