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Descriptor English: Finasteride
Descriptor Spanish: Finasterida
Descriptor Portuguese: Finasterida
Descriptor French: Finastéride
Entry term(s): Chibro Proscar
Chibro-Proscar
Eucoprost
MK 906
MK-906
MK906
Propecia
Propeshia
Proscar
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.054.079.500
D04.210.500.925.100.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018120
Scope note: An orally active 3-OXO-5-ALPHA-STEROID 4-DEHYDROGENASE inhibitor. It is used as a surgical alternative for treatment of benign PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: 5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Urological Agents
Registry Number: 57GNO57U7G
CAS Type 1 Name: 4-Azaandrost-1-ene-17-carboxamide, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-, (5alpha,17beta)-
Previous Indexing: Androstenes (1988-1993)
Azasteroids (1988-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; FINASTERIDE was indexed under ANDROSTENES & AZASTEROIDS 1988-93
Online Note: use FINASTERIDE (NM) to search FINASTERIDE 1988-93
History Note: 94; was FINASTERIDE (NM) 1988-93
DeCS ID: 31467
Unique ID: D018120
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/18
Revision Date: 2017/05/24
Finasteride - Preferred
Concept UI M0027324
Scope note An orally active 3-OXO-5-ALPHA-STEROID 4-DEHYDROGENASE inhibitor. It is used as a surgical alternative for treatment of benign PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA.
Preferred term Finasteride
Chibro-Proscar - Narrower
Concept UI M0478249
Preferred term Chibro-Proscar
Entry term(s) Chibro Proscar
Propecia - Narrower
Concept UI M0478248
Preferred term Propecia
Entry term(s) Propeshia
MK-906 - Narrower
Concept UI M0351110
Preferred term MK-906
Entry term(s) MK 906
MK906
Proscar - Narrower
Concept UI M0027325
Preferred term Proscar
Eucoprost - Narrower
Concept UI M0478250
Preferred term Eucoprost



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