Each Film coated tablet contains: 1 mg Finasteride.
Finasteride, a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound, is a specific inhibitor of steroid Type II 5α-reduclase, an intracellular enzyme that converts the androgen testosterone into 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
Finasteride is 4-azaandrost-1-ene-17-carboxamide, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-,(5α,17β)-. The empirical formula of Finasteride is C22H36N2O2 and its molecular weight is 372.54.
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.
Finasteride tablets for oral administration are film-coated tablets that contain 1 mg of finasteride.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: Lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, docusate sodium, magnesium stearate, opadry brown 03A86790.