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ea0029p277 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ICEECE2012

Impact of 6-month course of 1 mg finasteride tablets on levels of lipid profile in men with androgenic alopecia

Seiedmohammaddoulabi S. , Kavoussi H. , Isapour D. , Hashemian A.

Background: Atherosclerosis constitutes one of the most frequent diseases and one of the important predisposing factor for atherosclerosis is lipid profile change. Androgen change lipid profile mainly high densitylipoprotein (HDL), and 1 mg finasteride tablets are used for treating androgenic hair loss through inhibition of 5-α reductase, and preventing convertion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) the most active derivative of testosterone in the other hands an...