A 24-year-old male asked:
does finasteride inhibit facial hair growth in men? i ask because finasteride reduces the conversion of testosterone into dht.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez answered
Specializes in General Practice
No: It actually does the opposite. Finasteride while blocking the conversion of testosterone to DHT prevents the damage and decay that the DHT causes in the hair follicles. It is documented that finasteride makes the hair grow.
Answered on Nov 7, 2020
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