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PROPECIA 1MG TABLET
Generic Name: FINASTERIDE
Each film-coated tablet of FINASTERIDE (PROPECIA) contains 1 mg of finasteride.
FINASTERIDE (PROPECIA) is a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound that is a specific inhibitor of Type II 5a-reductase, an intracellular enzyme that metabolizes the androgen testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
FINASTERIDE (PROPECIA) is described chemically as: N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-4-aza-5a-androst-1-ene-17ß-carboxamide.
Its empirical formula is C23H36N2O2.
Finasteride is a white, crystalline solid with a molecular weight of 372.55. It is freely soluble in chloroform and in lower alcohol solvents but is practically insoluble in water.