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Finasteride - Merck & Co.

Drug Profile

Finasteride - Merck & Co.

Alternative Names: Anatine; Andozac; Avertex; Chibro-Proscar; Eutiz; Finasterin; Finastid; Jacarin; MK-0906; MK-906; Nasteril; Penester; Pro-Cure; Prodel; Propecia; Proscar; Prostene; Prosterid; Prostide; Tealep; YM-152

Latest Information Update: 09 Jul 2019

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Class Androstenes; Antiacnes; Antiandrogens; Antineoplastics; Azasteroids; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Cholestenone 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Alopecia; Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • No development reported Prostate cancer

Most Recent Events

  • 15 Mar 2016 Biomarkers information updated
  • 27 May 2015 No recent reports of development identified - Phase-III for Prostate cancer (Prevention) in Canada and USA (PO)
  • 05 Feb 2014 MSD Korea and Hanmi Pharmaceutical agree to co-promote finasteride in South Korea for Alopecia and Benign prostatic hyperplasia
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