A 31-year-old male asked:
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recently one medicine was in news, discovered for androgenic alopecia, what is the name of the medicine? can i use this now for baldness treatment ?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Been around.: Finasteride propecia It is a blocker of male hormones. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9777765 "Recent postmarking studies have found that [this drug] has been associated with sexual and non-sexual adverse events" http://archderm.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1904925 I am not recommending you use it. More info can be found by inbox consultation with me, board certified clinical pharm.
Answered on Nov 11, 2014
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