What is this medicine used forPROSCAR (Finasteride), a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound, is a specific inhibitor of steroid Type II 5-reductase, an intracellular enzyme that converts the androgen testosterone into 5 -dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Finasteride is 4-azaandrost-1-ene-17-carboxamide, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-,(5 ,17 )-. The empirical formula of finasteride is C23H36N2O2 and its molecular weight is 372.55. Finasteride is a white crystalline powder with a melting point near 250°„C. It is freely soluble in chloroform and in lower alcohol solvents, but is practically insoluble in water. PROSCAR (Finasteride) tablets for oral administration are film-coated tablets that contain 5 mg of finasteride and the following inactive ingredients: hydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, hydroxypropyl cellulose LF, hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, talc, docusate sodium, FD&C Blue 2 aluminum lake and yellow iron oxide
Product Name: Finasteride
CAS No: 98319-26-7
Chemical Name: N-tertbutyl-3-oxo-4-aza-5¶Ń-androst-1-ene-17¶¬-carboxamide
Appearance: A white to pink crystalline.
Melting point: 219°ś
Heavy metals: °‹20ppm
Pakage: 1kg or 5kg Aluminium tin