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Could someone take biotin at the same time as the topical rogaine (minoxidil) cream to grow hair?

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Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Rogaine (minoxidil) is an anti-andrigen agent while biotin is a vitamin. Different methods of action and affect. Biotin supplements what may be a deficiency in the diet allowing for a stronger hair follicle. The rogaine (minoxidil) inhibits the negative effects of testosterone on the hair follicle.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013

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