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A 47-year-old member asked:

When will your hair stop falling out after starting propecia (finasteride)?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It won't : Unfortunately, Propecia (finasteride) won't completely stop hair from falling out, nor will it lead to full restoration of hair back to your "baseline". It can provide partial improvement which won't persist long after med is stopped.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Does your hair stop falling out after the first couple days of taking propecia (finasteride)?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
No not so fast: You will not see effect of Propecia (finasteride) 2 days after taking the drug. It may take few months to see har growth, even though it starts inhibiting 5 reductase which inhibit the formation of Dht which is responsible for hair loss.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014


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