A 66-year-old female asked:
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i am taking ground up actos (pioglitazone) in rogaine for hair loss. dermatologist days 6 to 8 drops which isn't enuf to cover. if i use more, will it hurt me?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: If you are not having a rash from this you should not have any problems.
Answered on Jun 27, 2013
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Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
8 is enough: The rogaine (minoxidil) should be applied in four areas of two drops each to the top of the scalp from the front to the back. This should cover the top part of the scalp where the hair loss is.
Answered on Jun 28, 2013
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This is a treatment: This is a treatment for alopecia. You would have to see another dermatologist physically to get a real second opinion.

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