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Merck & Co., Inc.

Drug Names(s): MK-906

Description: Proscar is a specific inhibitor of steroid Type II5a-reductase, an intracellular enzyme that converts the androgen testosterone into5a-dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Deal Structure: In August 2006, Astellas withdrew from its partnership with Merck to develop finasteride in Japan.

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