Molecular formula: C27H30F6N2O2
Molecular weight: 528.5297
Melting point: 242-250℃
Appearance:White to off-white powder
Function: Hair-loss treatment
Dutasteride was approved by the food and drug administration (FDA) on October 10, 2002, is white or off-white powder, insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol (44mg/ml), methanol (64mg/ml), polyethylene glycol (400mg /ml). Dutasteride is used in men, women and children are not approved to use. It can used the treatment of the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH). It works by reducing the size of the enlarged prostate. Dutasteride also can effectively treat hair loss male hair loss problem.
Dutasteride is mainly used in clinical aspects:
A)Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Clinical studies have shown that dutasteride can improve BPH symptoms for a long time, reduce the occurrence of memory retention, and improve patients' quality of life.
B)Male hair loss
Dutasteride hair loss is effective for androgenetic alopecia. A phase II clinical trial of taking dutasteride at 0.05-2.50 mg for 6 months showed that oral administration of 2.50 mg per day increased 108 hairs. At the same time, the results showed that dutasteride is effective for scalp areas with thin hair, but it is completely light Bald areas are ineffective and their main role is to reduce or prevent hair loss.
Dutasteride has the following function:
Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH
Male pattern hair-loss