Avodart is an innovative prescription containing the the active ingredient Dutasteride. Avodart was initially urbanized for treating prostate enlargement, a condition known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) in men.

Avodart is currently under FDA testing for exclusive treatment of hair loss in men, and is currently approved for prostate treatment.

How does Avodart (Dutasteride) work?

Avodart obstructs the male hormone known as DHT (dihydrotestosterone). DHT is a hormone that channels profuse hair loss in men. Avodart prevents the undertakings of two enzymes—the enzymes responsible for converting testosterone to DHT. The advanced Avodart mechanism lowers DHT levels significantly.

What is the difference between Avodart and Propecia?

While both treatments lower DHT levels; Avodart impedes the action of two types of 5-alpha-reductase enzymes (type I and type II). Propecia on the other hand only impedes the type II enzyme.

Avodart remains the more intoxicating method of treatment and has been shown to decrease levels of DHT by nearly 30% more than Propecia.

While Avodart is a powerhouse treatment for hair loss, it is imperative to appreciate that Propecia may be better suited for your specific treatment approach. Avodart is a new medicine made by GlaxoSmithKline and should not be taken by women.