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 Hair loss medication

Hair loss medication has an important role for prevention and treatment of alopecia in both men and women and is particularly useful in the early stages of the baRogaine and Propecialding process. There are medically approved medications for common baldness – especially in in androgenetic alopecia (men’s):

  • Minoxidil / Rogaine: it applies to the scalp. Stimulates hair growth on the top of the scalp and it can stop hairs from getting thinner. It is the only hair re-growth product approved for men and women by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Minoxidil can be combined with another form of treatment for maximum efficienty. More about Rogaine
  • Finasteride / Propecia: It is an oral medication (comes in pill form). The FDA approved this medicine to treat men with hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) by slowing the process. Finasteride works by stopping the body from making a male hormone, dihydrotestosterone (DHT). More about Propecia
  • nizoralKetoconazole is a relatively new and particularly potent anti androgen drug. Since 1985 there have been various studies suggesting that ketoconazole could be used to treat androgenetic alopecia as well as hirtusim. Ketoconazole works by blocking the production of hormones by the gonads and the adrenal glands when it is take orally. Also, the important of this drug is that it works topically ( apply it as a cream or as a lotion ) but, what it is even more unique , is that also works apply it as a shampoo (Nizoral) Ketoconazole comes in three basic forms; Nizoral cream 2%, Nizoral shampoo 2%, and Nizoral tablets. More about Ketoconazole

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