Pharmacology MCQs- 231

A 66-year-old man complains of difficult micturition and drippling at the end of urination. Laboratory investigations and imaging studies confirm the diagnosis of senile enlarged prostate and exclude prostate cancer.

Which these drugs is the most appropriate for this patient?

A- Abiraterone

B- Finasteride

C- Flutamide

D- Pergolide

E- Tadalafil

Answer



All drugs mentioned above are used in the treatment of cancer prostate except finasteride which is a dihydrotestosterone (DHT) inhibitor which is also known as 5α-Reductase inhibitors. This enzyme is essential for the growth and development of prostate gland.

The correct answer is B


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