dutasteride

noun

du·​tas·​te·​ride dü-ˈtas-tə-ˌrīd How to pronounce dutasteride (audio)
: a synthetic drug C27H30F6N2O2 that inhibits 5-alpha-reductase and is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Note: Dutasteride is marketed under the trademark Avodart.

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“Dutasteride.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dutasteride. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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