A member asked:

Is rogaine (minoxidil) safer to use than propecia? been using propecia for 11 months without noticing side effects but am worried after reading about side effects

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Safe alternatives: Propecia (finasteride) is a DHT blocker, but the rate of side effects is very low. If you have't noticed any side effects after 11 months, it's unlikely you'll experience any. Rogaine (minoxidil) applied topically has few side effects other than scalp irritation,

Answered 8/5/2016



Related Questions

A member asked:

Can person with cirrhosis use rogaine (minoxidil) ot propecia!

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

A member asked:

Can I use propecia and topical rogaine (minoxidil) together to stop hair loss?

7 doctors weighed in across 2 answers