Also known as Proscar and Propecia
Finasteride (brand names Proscar and Propecia by Merck, among other generic names) is a synthetic drug for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and male pattern baldness (MPB). It is a type II 5α-reductase inhibitor. 5α-reductase is an enzyme that converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT).Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $36.52 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed finasteride to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph), retention of urine, prostate cancer, and symptoms of prostate.