- Additional information
|MELTING POINT||253 °C|
|BOILING POINT||576.6±50.0 °C|
|SOLUBILITY||DMSO: 32 mg/mL, soluble|
Finasteride is a specific inhibitor of steroid type II 5α-reductase, an intracellular enzyme that converts testosterone to DHT. By inhibiting type II 5α-reductase, this conversion is blocked, resulting in significant decreases in serum and tissue DHT concentrations. as an oral treatment for androgenetic alopecia after men taking finasteride (5 mg/ day) for prostate enlargement noticed regrowth of their hair.