A 21-year-old male asked:
I m 21,m balding in temporo-frontal area. my dermatologist has prescribed minoxidil.is finasteride not a better option. is it safe?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
2.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dermatology 58 years experience
Finasteride: Finasteride is much more effective. Side effects are not common. It also reduces the risk of prostate enlargement or cancer. Best use is to get a 5mg tablet and use a pill cutter to get 4 pieces. Many people use both minoxidil and finasteride.
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Last updated Oct 16, 2015
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