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  • n. A drug which inhibits the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone


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  • The drugs are also known as dutasteride and finasteride, respectively.

    FDA expands cancer warning on two popular prostate drugs

  • Dr. Gerald Andriole, chief of urologic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, said a four-year study confirms that men who used the drug Avodart the generic form is called dutasteride received more accurate readings on their prostate specific antigen tests, especially if they were developing forms of aggressive cancer.

    The Seattle Times

  • The study, published on Monday in The Lancet, involved a drug, dutasteride, that is marketed to shrink prostates when they enlarge as men grow older.

    NYT > Home Page

  • GSK) thinks men who are at increased risk for prostate cancer should do -- take its Avodart drug, generically known as dutasteride, to reduce their risk of getting the disease. most common cancer found in American men, other than skin cancer, and is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men.


  • For the study, published in the March issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Traish's team searched the available medical literature for reports of sexual side effects associated with finasteride and dutasteride.

    Sexual side effects from Propecia, Avodart may be irreversible

  • Nor was it mentioned on the Early Show that McEnroe was being paid for his efforts by the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline — which just happens to make dutasteride (Avodart), a prostate medication.

    What’s wrong with free prostate-cancer screening?

  • Nor was it mentionedon theEarly Showthat McEnroe was being paid for his efforts by the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline—which just happens to make dutasteride Avodart, a prostate medication.

    What’s wrong with free prostate-cancer screening?

  • The findings suggest that the drug, known generically as dutasteride and already on the market for the treatment of noncancerous enlarged prostates, could be used to prevent or slow development of prostate cancer, which kills more than 250,000 men world-wide each year.

    Drug Cuts Cancer Risk

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  • Use of dutasteride (Avodart) and finasteride (Proscar and Propecia) were linked to erectile dysfunction, depression and loss of libido in a review of existing studies. News


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