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Finasteride has efficacy in the prevention of male-pattern baldness by virtue of its ability to (LQ)
|A||Competitively antagonize androgen receptors|
|B||Decrease the release of gonadotropins|
|C||Increase the serum concentration of SHBG|
|D||Reduce the production of dihydrotestosterone|
Ans. D Reduce the production of dihydrotestosterone
Finasteride is an inhibitor of 5α-reductase, the enzyme that converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, the principal androgen in androgen-sensitive hair follicles.