Banyu’s Drug Ingredient Taken Off Anti-Doping List
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Banyu announced Jan. 8 that androgenetic alopecia drug Propecia (finasteride) has been taken off the World Anti-Doping Agency's doping material list. In 2007, Softbank Hawks baseball player Rick Guttormson, who was using the drug to treat AGA, was barred from playing for 20 days and fined ¥7.5 million. WADA's decision to amend the list and take finasteride off is based on new analyzing technology that allows the agency to differentiate barred material from finasteride. (Click here for more - Japanese language
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