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A 51-year-old female asked:

I suffer from hair loss. it's worse now in menopause. is minoxidil safe to try?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Very safe: You are not alone. This is very common. A skillful hair stylist will help. Minoxidil, if used religiously twice a day for YEARS may slow or stop the hair loss. Get the generic 2% which is almost as effective as expensive versions. See a DR to check for underlying thyroid or other abnormality.
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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In women we also recommend use of Spironolactone to block DHT production and act as an anti-androgen.
Jan 25, 2015

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