Raw Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9) video
Raw Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9)
Raw Dutasteride powder is a 5α-reductase inhibitor, useful for the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); colloquially known as an “enlarged prostate and hence is a type of antiandrogen. Raw Dutasteride powder works by decreasing the production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), an androgen sex hormone, in certain parts of the body like the prostate gland and the scalp. It inhibits all three forms of 5α-reductase, and can decrease DHT levels in the blood by up to 98%.
Raw Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9) Specifications
|Product Name||Raw Dutasteride powder|
|Chemical Name||GG-745;GI-198745;GI-198745X; N-[2,5-Bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-3-oxo-4-aza-5α-androst-1-ene-17β-carboxamide|
|Drug Class||5α-Reductase inhibitor|
|Monoisotopic Mass||528.221 g/mol|
|Freezing Point||No data avaliable|
|Biological Half-Life||4 to 5 weeks|
|Color||white to beige powder|
|Solubility||Soluble in ethanol(44mg/ml), methanol(64mg/ml), polyethylene glycol 400(3mg/ml) and DMSO (62 mg/ml at 25° C 117mM). Insoluble in water|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C Freezer|
|Application||Treatment of swollen Prostate, Male pattern hair loss and excessive hair growth in women, and as a part of hormone therapy for transgender women|
Raw Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9) Description
Dutasteride powder is a prescription drug. It comes only as an oral capsule.
Dutasteride powder is available as the brand-name drug Avodart. It’s also available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. In some cases, the brand-name drug and the generic version may be available in different forms and strengths.
Dutasteride powder may be used as part of a combination therapy. That means you need to take it with other drugs.
Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9) Mechanism of Action
Dutasteride belongs to a class of drugs called 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.
There’s a hormone in your blood called dihydrotestoterone (DHT) that causes your prostate to grow. Dutasteride powder prevents the formation of DHT in your body, causing an enlarged prostate to shrink.
Application of Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9)
Dutasteride powder is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH). It works by reducing the size of the enlarged prostate. This helps to relieve symptoms of BPH such as difficulty in beginning the flow of urine, weak stream, and the need to urinate frequently or urgently (including during the middle of the night). It may also reduce the need for surgery to treat BPH.
Dutasteride powder is not approved for prevention of prostate cancer. It may slightly increase the risk of developing a very serious form of prostate cancer. Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks.
Recommended Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9) Dosage
0.5 mg orally once a day
Use: Treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate to reduce the risk of acute urinary retention (AUR) and BPH-related surgery.
Side effects of Dutasteride powder (164656-23-9)
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction (hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat) or a severe skin reaction (fever, sore throat, burning eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash with blistering and peeling).
Common side effects may include:
- decreased libido (sex drive);
- decreased amount of semen released during sex;
- impotence (trouble getting or keeping an erection); or
- breast tenderness or enlargement.
The sexual side effects of dutasteride powder may continue after you stop taking dutasteride powder. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns about these side effects.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.