5-alpha-reductase inhibitors

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5-α-re·duc·tase in·hib·i·tors

(rĕ-dŭk'tās in-hib'i-tŏrz)
Drugs that inhibit the action of 5α-reductase, resulting in lower levels of prostatic dihydrotestosterone, produced by the enzyme from testosterone as the primary androgen in the prostate.
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