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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Uncontrolled
Routes Oral
CAS number  N
ATC code None
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H16ClNO 
Mol. mass 249.73594 g/mol

Bexlosteride (LY-191,704) is a potent and noncompetitive inhibitor of the enzyme 5α-reductase related to finasteride and dutasteride.[1][2] It is selective for the type I isoform of the enzyme.[1] It was never marketed.


Preparation of Bexlosteride: doi:10.1021/jo9601425

See also


  1. ^ a b Chang, Chawnshang (2002). Androgens and androgen receptor : mechanisms, functions, and clinical application. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.  
  2. ^ Lednicer, Daniel (2008). Strategies for Organic Drug Synthesis and Design. New York: Wiley-Interscience.  

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