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|Title:||Method of treating androgenic alopecia with 5-.alpha. reductase inhibitors|
|Abstract:||The instant invention involves a method of treating and/or reversing androgenic alopecia and promoting hair growth, and methods of treating acne vulgaris, seborrhea, and female hirsutism, by administering to a patient in need of such treatment a 5.alpha.-reductase 2 inhibitor, such as finasteride, in a dosage amount under 5 mgs/day.|
|Inventor(s):||Gormley; Glenn J. (Westfield, NJ), Kaufman; Keith D. (Westfield, NJ), Stoner; Elizabeth (Westfield, NJ), Waldstreicher; Joanne (Scotch Plains, NJ)|
|Assignee:||Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NJ)|
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|Country||Document Number||Publication Date|
|South Africa||9408064||Jun 06, 1995|
|Yugoslavia||58394||Nov 22, 1999|
|Yugoslavia||49026||Jul 07, 2003|
|World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)||9510284||Apr 20, 1995|
|United States of America||5760046||Jun 02, 1998|
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