Dutasteride for the treatment of prostate-related conditions

  title={Dutasteride for the treatment of prostate-related conditions},
  author={S. Slater and C. Dumas and G. Bubley},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Safety},
  pages={325 - 330}
  • S. Slater, C. Dumas, G. Bubley
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Safety
  • Introduction: A variety of pharmaceuticals have been developed directed at mitigating the symptoms associated with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and have also been evaluated for their potential role in prevention and treatment of prostate cancer. One such agent is dutasteride, a non-selective inhibitor of 5α-reductase, an enzyme responsible for conversion of testosterone to a more potent androgen dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Areas covered: This review will cover the safety profile of… CONTINUE READING
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