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A 42-year-old member asked:

Propecia (finasteride) ----- is this pill any good?

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Dr. Alexander Rivkin
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: It works quite well, but the benefits are only present as long as you are taking the medication. When you stop taking it, you may get hair loss.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is propecia (finasteride) good for a receding hairline?

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Dr. Vincent Perrotta
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes but beware: Propecia (finasteride) can halt a receding hairline, and it can thicken thinned areas of the scalp. However, some patients experience some minor problems with sexual function. Some doctors believe spreading the dosage out to every other day alleviates these issues.

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