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Finasteride MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Finasteride
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.054.079.500
D04.210.500.925.100.250
Unique ID
D018120
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Chibro-Proscar
Eucoprost
MK-906
Propecia
Propeshia
Proscar
Pharm Action
5-alpha Reductase Inhibitors
Urological Agents
Registry Number
57GNO57U7G
Related Numbers
98319-26-7
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
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/18
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Finasteride Preferred
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